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Program Leadership


Dr. Dargham

Hanadi Abou Dargham, MD

Program Director

Hometown:  Mountain House, CA
Medical School:  Lebanese University, Faculty of Sciences
Residency:  American University of Beirut Medical Center (2013); St. Luke's University Hospital (2018)
Hobbies:  Traveling, hiking, spending time with family, music
Professional Goals: Hospital medicine, medical education, patient education, preventative medicine, scholarly activities
About: Dr. Abou Dargham is the Residency Associate Program Director and a teaching core faculty member of the St.Joseph's Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Abou Dargham is passionate about hospital medicine and primary care and enjoys her teaching responsibilities with medical students and family medicine residents. She is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has a special interest in Hospital medicine, medical education, patient education and preventative medicine. She leads the Family Medicine Inpatient service.  Dr. Abou Dargham received the Paul L. Harmony Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award in 2018. To keep herself in great health, Dr. Abou dargham enjoys hiking, listening to music, traveling with her husband and son, and spending time with her family and friends.


Dr. Dargham

Elaine Ho, DO

Assistant Program Director

Hometown:  Sunnyvale, CA
Medical School:  Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency:  PIH Health Hospital - Downey, Family Medicine Residency Program
Hobbies:  Tai chi, art, food, travel, adventure/mystery books and movies, spending time with family and friends 
Professional Goals: Provide comprehensive care (including OMT) for underserved patients in context of their family and community, while nurturing lifelong learning through medical education, mentorship, and advocacy.

Cheryl Mead

Family Medicine Residency Coordinator
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