First Year Residents Find a Location Find a Doctor Family Medicine Residency Training Benefits and Compensation Contact Us and Application About Our Region From Our President and CEO Faculty Third Year Residents Second Year Residents First Year Residents Danielle Blazewick, MD Dr. Danielle Blazewick was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She earned her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from the University of Cincinnati. She also completed her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. Danielle chose St. Elizabeth because of its reputation as a strong unopposed program, as well as the passion that residents and faculty showed for teaching. She knew that St. Elizabeth would be a supportive environment where she would receive quality training to become a well-rounded physician. Outside of medicine, Danielle enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. She and her husband, Kevin, enjoy exploring places near their new home in Kentucky, as well as traveling together when time allows. They both love cooking from scratch and are working to perfect their homemade hot sauce. Stephen Coppel, MD Dr. Stephen Coppel graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He was interested in joining St. Elizabeth’s program for their strong inpatient and procedure training and wide scope that pushes the boundaries of Family Medicine. In his free time he enjoys wakeboarding, fishing, sailing, and boating at Rocky Fork Creek Lake in Ohio, and tinkering with computers. Kristo Curi, MD Dr. Kristo Curi grew up in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In 2011 he graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Chemistry. He went on to attend Ross University School of Medicine. Kristo chose St. Elizabeth because it is an unopposed program that had welcoming faculty, residents and staff who all were excited to teach the skills to become a great physician. Kristo has strong interests in both inpatient as well as outpatient medicine, and St. Elizabeth will provide exceptional skills in order to pursue either field. Kristo outside of the work likes to spend time with his friends, and family. He loves watching sports, working out, and travelling. Being new to the area he is excited about exploring the Northern Kentucky, and Greater Cincinnati areas. Ravinderjit Hans, MD Dr. Ravinderjit Hans is originally from a suburb of Vancouver, Canada. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from Kasturba Medical College International Center. He then went on to attend the American University of Antigua College of Medicine. Ravi was drawn to St. Elizabeth because it had a proven track record of previous residents achieving success in a variety of medical fields due to the unopposed nature of the program combined with the strength of the faculty. His clinical interests include inpatient medicine, emergency medicine, and sports medicine. Beyond medicine, Ravi enjoys traveling, exploring new cuisines, and playing or watching a number of sports, including hockey, football, and soccer. Jamie Kmety, MD Dr. Jamie Kmety grew up in Ontario, Canada, not far from Niagara Falls. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science at the University of Guelph and attended medical school at Saba University School of Medicine, on the island of Saba. Jamie chose to complete her residency training at St. Elizabeth because of her experience during her interview and "second look" visit. The faculty, residents and staff were incredibly welcoming and made her feel at home right from the start. She also loves that it is an unopposed program, offering excellent learning opportunities in many areas. She has interest in outpatient care and obstetrics, and feels that St. Elizabeth will provide her with exceptional training to pursue any career path. Outside of medicine, Jamie enjoys spending time with family and friends. She is an avid traveler and is always ready for adventure. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, fishing, biking, festivals or just relaxing with a good book. Melissa Larson, MD Dr. Melissa Larson was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois and went on to complete her medical degree at Ross University located on the beautiful island of Dominica in the Caribbean. Melissa chose St. Elizabeth's program because it allows family physicians to make the most of every area of their field from the outpatient clinic to delivering babies to admitting new patients to the hospital. Her interests span all areas of family practice with special focus on outpatient office procedures and geriatrics. She is excited to learn new skills and hone her craft with the abundant opportunities St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency will provide. Outside of medicine, Melissa and her husband Eric enjoy watching movies, playing board games, attending baseball games, and walking their island-rescued "coconut retriever" Rosco. Melissa is ready to explore the Northern Kentucky area which already reminds her a bit of home with its rolling hills and down-to-earth people. James Schack, MD Dr. James Schack is originally from a rural area in California, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Thomas More College where he majored in biology and minored in history. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville. James chose St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency because of its unopposed program with opportunities for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. He also values coming home to Northern Kentucky to serve his home town community. He also felt the other residents within the program were a great group of supportive and fun doctors to learn and grow with. Outside of medicine, James enjoys spending time with his wife and other family and friends, working on his car, and watching the Bengals and UK basketball. Jodi Wilder, DO Dr. Jodi Wilder grew up in Manchester, Kentucky. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Morehead State University. She went on to graduate with her medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. The majority of her fourth year medical school clinical rotations were with St. Elizabeth. She believes her preceptors and staff gave her the opportunity to learn from some of the best. She was impressed by all the residents and faculty and decided St. Elizabeth would be a good fit for her. She is excited to be a part of the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency, and is looking forward to working with her patients to promote health and prevention. Outside of medicine, Jodi and her husband enjoy spending time with their two dogs, Emery and Ellie. Jodi also enjoys music, traveling, and the outdoors.