First Year Residents Family Medicine Residency About our Program About Our Region Alumni How to Apply Meet the Faculty Meet the Residents First Year Residents Second Year Residents Third Year Residents Obstetrics Fellowship Seth Carmichael, DO Dr. Seth Carmichael grew up in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. He attended Centre College for his undergraduate studies where he majored in Biology. Seth earned a Master’s degree in Medical Science at the University of Kentucky and completed his medical education at the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Seth chose St. Elizabeth because it is a strong, unopposed program and prepares residents to practice full-spectrum family medicine. After spending a month rotating with the program, Seth quickly noticed the unparalleled passion for teaching and learning from both residents and faculty. His specific interests within family medicine include rural health and sports medicine. In his free time, Seth enjoys spending time with his wife, Shelby, and their dog, Ruby. He also enjoys playing golf, fishing, and kayaking. Shelby Carmichael, DO Dr. Shelby Carmichael grew up in Cynthiana, Kentucky. She attended Northern Kentucky University for her undergraduate degree, where she majored in biology with a minor in chemistry. She received her medical training from the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Shelby chose St. Elizabeth because of their long-standing history of training well-rounded family physicians. After spending a month with the program, she felt at home with residents, faculty, and staff. Shelby’s interests within family medicine include geriatrics and women’s health, and she feels St. Elizabeth provides great opportunities in these specific areas within their overall broad-spectrum training. In her free time, Shelby enjoys reading, running, and spending time with her husband, Seth, and their dog, Ruby. Alyssa Dickerson, DO Dr. Alyssa Dickerson was born and raised in Franklin, Tennessee. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and medical degree at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Alyssa chose St Elizabeth because it has incredible full-spectrum, unopposed family medicine training in a wonderful community. She is passionate about full-spectrum family medicine, including obstetrics and women’s health. During her interview with St. Elizabeth, she felt an instant connection with the faculty and residents. She felt like the faculty are extremely supportive and willing to help her pursue and achieve her career goals. While visiting St. Elizabeth, she fell in love with the culture of the residency and felt like this was the place she wanted to be for residency training. Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog. She also loves baking and finding ways to make healthy and delicious treats! Ramsi Dykes, DO Dr. Ramsi Dykes grew up in the rural town of Hot Coffee, Mississippi. She earned her Bachelor of Science from William Carey University, her Masters of Medical Science from Mississippi College and attended Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn for her medical training. Ramsi chose St. Elizabeth for the program’s unopposed status and emphasis on in-patient training. While visiting, she immediately fell in love with the overall culture of the program, especially the comradery shown between the faculty and residents. Ramsi’s medical interest includes rural medicine, in-patient care, and emergency medicine. Outside of medicine, Ramsi enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Jordan, and their two dogs, Ridley and Dallas. She also enjoys many outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and spending time at the beach. Jessica Ferrer Martinez, MD Originally from Southern California, Dr. Ferrer Martinez earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology at UCLA and her master's degree in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. During her medical training at University of Cincinnati, she realized that Family Medicine allowed her to combine her special interests in teaching, behavioral health, and sexual/reproductive health. She is incredibly excited and honored to have found her home in both Family Medicine and St. Elizabeth, where she will be able to foster these interests while expanding her training with robust inpatient and procedural experience. Outside of medicine, Dr. Ferrer Martinez enjoys training in martial arts, reading Stephen King, and searching for the perfect street taco. Garrett Kandell, MD Dr. Garrett Kandell was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and molecular biology from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio and attended Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine for his medical training. Garrett was looking for an unopposed program with a strong culture where he could get exceptional training in full-spectrum medicine. He quickly realized St. Elizabeth would offer him an abundance of high-quality firsthand training in a supportive, fostering, and professional atmosphere. For those reasons and many more, he knew St. Elizabeth was where he wanted to further his medical training. When not practicing medicine, Garrett spends most of his time going kayaking, hiking, camping, and fishing with his son, Warren. Aaron Blain Moorhouse, DO Dr. Blain Moorhouse grew up in Meridian, Idaho. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and attended the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical training. During his interview with the faculty and fellow residents, who all exemplified great skill and professionalism, Blain knew that the program at St Elizabeth is where he wanted to further his medical knowledge and abilities. With its unopposed standing and opportunities for growth in all areas of medicine it was a perfect match for Blain who has a goal to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine following residency. In addition to medicine, Blain enjoys fishing, sports and spending time with his wife and children. Sarah Parker, MD Dr. Sarah Parker grew up in Murray, Kentucky. She earned her bachelor’s and medical degree at the University of Louisville. Throughout her medical training, Sarah met exceptional physicians who had trained at St. Elizabeth and felt she would become a well-trained family physician there too. After interviewing, she knew that nowhere else quite compared in quality of training and positive team atmosphere. Sarah’s interests within medicine include rural health, addiction medicine, and underserved medicine. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her fiancé, Vince, walks in the park, group fitness, and watching the TV series Ted Lasso and Scrubs. Sarah Taylor, MD Dr. Sarah Taylor grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, where she earned her bachelor of science in biology from the University of Louisville. She received her medical training at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. St. Elizabeth was Sarah’s top choice because of the outstanding training for full spectrum family medicine. Immediately, Sarah sensed St. Elizabeth’s warm, welcoming atmosphere and the faculty’s passion for both educating residents and serving patients. She knew this would foster an extraordinary learning environment. Sarah is confident that no matter where life takes her, she will be prepared to serve patients and her community with high quality, patient centered care. Sarah would describe herself as a curious and creative person. She enjoys getting “lost in the weeds” in a figurative and literal sense, regarding details about new subjects and exploring nature with her husband and dog, Pepper. She has an eclectic taste in music, a spicy taste in food, and she likes arts and craft projects when she can find the time. Cassandra Wampler, MD Dr. Cassandra Wampler grew up in Vanceburg, Kentucky. She majored in biology and earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Louisville. She then attended the University of Kentucky for her medical training. Casey chose St. Elizabeth due to the comradery of the residents and faculty and dedication to high quality training. During her interview and second look this is where she felt most at home. She is enthusiastic about practicing in a community hospital that is unopposed. She is interested in full spectrum rural medicine, particularly in the outpatient setting. Outside of medicine, Casey enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and dog. She enjoys snow skiing, reading, and watching Marvel movies with her husband.