Program Leadership

Dr. Porter

La Donna R. Porter, MD

Program Director

Residency: Family Medicine, Valley Family Medicine Residency of Modesto
Fellowships: UCSF- Department of Family Medicine & Community Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD) National Institute for Program Director Development Fellowship; White Memorial Medical Center and USC Cultural Competency Fellowship


Dr. Dargham


Hanadi Abou Dargham, MD

Associate 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.

Cheryl Mead

Family Medicine Residency Coordinator
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