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Full-Time Faculty

Internal Medicine Full-Time Faculty

Jim Parshall, M.D., Faculty Physician; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

After his fellowship in geriatrics at George Washington University and his primary care experience in Baltimore, Dr. Parshall joined the MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center faculty in 1995. His special interests are in clinical quality improvement and evidence-based medicine. Dr. Parshall teaches ambulatory medicine and also attends on the medical inpatient teaching service.

Regina Gan-Carden, M.D., Faculty Physician; Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Maryland; Chair, Women in Medicine Subcommittee, MD ACP Chapter; Member-at-Large; ACP Council of Young Physicians

Dr. Gan-Carden graduated from MedStar Franklin Square's internal medicine residency program in 2000, and after finishing a geriatric fellowship at George Washington University, joined the Internal Medicine faculty in 2004. She works in internal medicine and geriatrics, teaching fellows from the University of Maryland gerontology program and internal medicine residents during their geriatric rotation. She works with University of Maryland medical students in the Primary Care Center, attends on the medical inpatient teaching service, and has been an instructor for the University of Maryland Medical School Physical Diagnosis course. Clinically, she has an outpatient geriatric and internal medicine practice in the Primary Care Center, cares for patients at Franklin Woods Center nursing home and rehabilitation facility, as well as provides geriatric consultations in the hospital.

In addition, her interests include advancing female medical students, residents and physicians through her role as Chair of the Women in Medicine Subcommittee. She was named to the national ACP Committee, Council of Young Physicians in 2005.

Marlene Clements, M.S., C.R.N.P., Certified Nurse Practitioner and Certified Menopause Clinician

Ms. Clements, an adult nurse practitioner with an M.S. degree from the University of Maryland, joined the MedStar Franklin Square residency program faculty in 1992. Her past experiences include teaching at Gettysburg College and Director of Student Health Services at Western Maryland College. She has developed and teaches the women's health curriculum, and assists residents with primary care and women's health issues in the Primary Care Center. She co-chairs the Primary Care Center Operations team.

Richard Hazlett, Ph.D., Director, Behavioral Science Training

Dr. Hazlett is a clinical psychologist with a specialty in medical psychology. After completing a fellowship in Behavioral Medicine and Psychophysiology at Johns Hopkins, he joined the faculty at MedStar Franklin Square in 1992 as the Director of Behavioral Science Training. He developed a curriculum for the Behavioral Health Department, which includes a Behavioral Medicine Clinic as well as discussion groups for interns and residents. Dr. Hazlett continues his research activities at Johns Hopkins and has a part-time faculty position there as Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology.