Meet the Residents – 2016-2017

The New England Eye Center, Tufts University School of Medicine Residency in Ophthalmology offers a three-year program that blends clinical training, academic activities, and research opportunities. There are four residents in each of the three years of the program.


First-Year Residents

Lauren Bierman MD

Lauren W. Bierman, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hobbies: cooking, exercise and outdoor activities, and travel
Hometown: San Diego, CA

Adam Chin, MD

Adam T. Chin, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Hobbies: Playing soccer, cooking, and camping
Home town: Boston, MA

Omar Dajani, MD

Omar A.W. Dajani, MD

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Hobbies: Movies, traveling, cooking, and of course, watching the Minnesota Vikings and Timberwolves!
Home town: Edina, MN

Deborah Witkin MD

Deborah I. Witkin, MD

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Hobbies: skiing, hiking, knitting, origami, and spending time with my family
Home town: Waterville, ME


Second-Year Residents

James A. Constans

James A. Constans, MD

College: The Ohio State University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Astrid Werner

Astrid Werner, MD

College: Princeton University
Medical School: Tufts University

Aubrey Tirpack

Aubrey Tirpack, MD

College: Miami University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Melina Morkin, MD

Melina Morkin, MD

College: National College of Buenos Aires
Medical School: Favaloro University


Third-Year Residents

Lewen, Michael

Michael Lewen, MD

College:  Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Med School:  Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Athletics, music, art, my Labrador retriever, Sally
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Liu, Erica

Erica Liu, MD

College:  University of California
Med School: University of California, Irvine
Hobbies: Putting together furniture and ending up with extra pieces and most things that involve a ball, board, and/or swimsuit
Hometown: San Jose, California

Moon, Jessica

Jessica Moon, MD

College: Boston University
Med School:  Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, gym classes, travel
Home town: Norwood, NJ

Wright, Emily

Emily Wright, MD

College: Muhlenberg College
Med School: Virginia Commonweath University
Hobbies: Traveling, basketball, my dog, running, eating good food
Home town: Moorestown, NJ