Dr. Mark Loafman Mark Loafman, MD, MPH
Department Chair
Dr. Loafman is a graduate of Rush University Medical School, has a Masters of Public Health from the University of Illinois, and completed Family Medicine residency training at Brown University. Returning to Chicago, he served as the founding medical director for the PCC Community Wellness Center. Prior to joining the Cook County Health and Hospitals System in 2015, he was Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Loafman recently served as Medical Administrator for the Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, providing leadership and guidance on clinical integration across primary care and mental health, and the Project lead at the Alliance for Integrated Medication Management, a national medication management focused performance improvement learning collaborative. Additionally, he has served in faculty roles for a series of national health disparity learning collaboratives in chronic disease, medication management, health professions workforce development, perinatal safety and maternal child health.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Flloyd Gail Y. Floyd, MD
Program Director
Dr. Floyd is an early graduate of the Cook County Family Practice Residency Program, with 25+ years of experience in managed care both clinical and administrative. Currently, Dr. Floyd is the Program Director for the Cook County-Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Residency Program. She has a special interest in adolescent health and well-being; quality improvement and peer review.
a_anderson-188x250 Amber Anderson, MD
No image available Candace Asiedu, MD
Family Medicine Faculty Billingslea Camille Billingslea, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director
Dr. Billingslea earned her medical degree from Rush Medical College. She completed her residency training at Northwestern University/St. Joseph Hospital. In addition, she obtained a MPH from University of Illinois at Chicago and a M.S. from Chicago State University.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Faculty Bradley Juliet Bradley, MD
Dr. Bradley has worked for the Cook County Health and Hospitals System as a family practice physician at the Dr. Jorge Preito Family Health Center in Chicago’s Little Village community since 1997; she now serves as the lead physician of that clinic. She has received awards for her excellence in teaching resident physicians, and has presented at national conferences on resident education. She has published book chapters, evidence-based Help Desk Answers and reflective essays. Dr. Bradley has worked with the Marjorie Kovlar Center for Survivors of Torture, performing forensic exams on torture survivors to help them obtain political asylum.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Wong Sully Cardona, MD
Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Cardona’s parents are from Guatemala. Dr. Cardona is married and has a spunky 4-year-old daughter. She is also a native Spanish speaker and can dabble in French. She enjoys outpatient care and procedures, as well as bike-riding, singing and a good meal outside of work.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Faculty Cash Crystal Cash, MD
Dr. Cash graduated from the University of Illinois Health Sciences Center in 1986 and the Cook County Family Practice Residency Program in 1989. There she completed a Faculty Development Fellowship in 1990. Dr. Cash is involved in teaching medical students for Loyola’s required family medicine clerkship. She is the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Provident Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Cash has a national reputation through her leadership activities in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP).
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Wong Dora Dixie, MD
Dr. Dixie has worked with the urban underserved people since completing her training. Her fields of specialty are addiction medicine, primary care and office procedures. In her leisure time, she bikes, hikes, goes bowling and cooks.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Donelson Debbie Donelson, MD
Dr. Donelson earned her medical degree from Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency training at Cook County Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Donelson has special interest in obesity in urban, undeserved communities and alternative medicine.
edoigaiwerie-150 Charles Edoigiawerie, MD, MPH
Dr. Edoigiawerie received his medical degree from the University College Hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed his residency at Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Residency Program.  Dr. Edoigiawerie is the Medical Director at Cook County Englewood Health Center, one of the family medicine centers of the residency program.
edoigaiwerie-150 John Hayes, DO
Dr. Hayes joined the Cook County Health & Hospitals System in 2016. He works at Jorge Prieto Health Center and at the CORE Center, and he is certified by the American Academy of HIV Medicine to care for patients with HIV and AIDS. Dr. Hayes has a strong interest in medical education and actively works to recruit talented medical students into primary care for the urban underserved. Dr. Hayes’ main interests are complex chronic disease management, addiction, chronic pain, osteopathic manipulation and obstetrics. He completed his residency training working at Norwegian American Hospital and Erie Family Health Center with the Northwestern Family Medicine in Humboldt Park. When not practicing medicine, he tries to be outdoors as much as possible with his wife, Patti, and Chewbacca, the dog.
No image available Ayodeji Gbotosho, MD, Associate Director, FMIS
Cook County Family Medicine Residency ikedionwu Chukwueloka Ikedionwu, MD
Dr. Ikedionwu received his medical degree from the University of Lagos College of Medicine in Lagos, Nigeria. He completed his residency training at University of Illinois at Chicago.
No image available Julie Lipkin, MD (Volunteer)
Dr. Lipkin received her medical doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Studies, Milan, Italy. After completing her residency in family medicine with the Cook County Family Practice Residency, she continued training in Faculty Development while teaching part time in the Alternative Curriculum tract at Rush Medical College and practicing in Uptown Chicago. After several years, she became full time faculty for the Cook County Family Practice Residency. Dr. Lipkin pursued Geriatrics with passion and is certified with advanced qualification (CAQ). She coordinates Geriatric and End of Life Care curriculum.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Lyn Whitney Lyn, MD, APD
Dr. Lyn is a board-certified family physician whose interests include family medicine, obstetrics, women’s health, and contraception management. She has worked at the Sengstacke Clinic since 2012. She did her residency at the Cook County-Loyola-Provident (CCLP) Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Lyn is Associate Program Director for CCLP and faculty at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. “I treat every patient as if they were a family member.”
Cook County mcpherson-campbel Julita McPherson, MD, MPH
Dr. McPherson received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. McPherson is the Site Director at Near South Health Center and Provident Hospital of Cook County for the Loyola Department of Family Medicine 3rd Year Clerkship. She has special interest in obesity in urban, undeserved communities.
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Wong Lucy Munoz-Medina, MD
Core Faculty Cook County Family Medicine Program
Dr.  Munoz earned her medical degree from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos/Facultad de Medicina, Lima-Peru. She completed her residency training at Cook County-Loyola-Provident Family Medicine Residency. In addition, she completed Geriatric & Palliative Medicine Fellowships at University of Illinois at Chicago and obtained board certification in Family Medicine & Geriatrics.
No image available Daniel Murphy, DO
Dr. Murphy is a graduate of the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Northwestern University Erie Family Health Residency. In addition to Family Medicine, he also did an internship and junior residency years in the OB/GYN residency at Rutgers University—Newark before leaving to focus on non-surgical women’s health. During his medical training, he took a year off to work as Legislative Affairs Director for the American Medical Student Association and worked with students legislators on the Affordable Care Act and reducing pharmaceutical industry influence in medical training. He is a recipient of the Golden Apple award for excellence in teaching and has published online modules on common family medicine conditions. Dr. Murphy is board certified in Family Medicine and his professional interests include women’s health, family planning, primary care, HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ health. Prior to medicine, he was a social justice activist for whom access to medicine and police violence issues were close to his heart. In his personal time, he enjoys running, sailing and spending time with his partner and toddler.
Cook County Family Medicine Rodriquez Vimarie Rodriguez, MD
No image available Eduardo Scholcoff, MD, Director, MCH
Dr. Scholcoff earned his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine and completed Obstetrics and Gynecology residency in Argentina and Family Medicine Residency at University of Illinois. He has received multiple awards for excellence in Family Medicine Residency Education, building and leading the Obstetrical Track at UIC – Rockford FM Residency Program for several years. Prior to joining us as Director of Material Child Health he played an instrumental faculty role at Northwestern’s urban underserved Family Medicine residency program. He has quickly developed a strong collaborative relationship with our colleagues in OB/GYN and Pediatrics as we transition our teaching service to an innovative MCH model.
No image available Avani Sheth, MD
Thomas Sweder, MD, Director, FMIS
Hector Vydas, MD

Dr. Vydas studied medicine at the University Autonomous Guadalajara (UAG), Mexico and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. He completed his residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin – Columbia St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency Program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2008. He has a background working in Urgent Care and has interests in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine. He joined the Cook County Health & Hospitals System in 2011 where he works in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings and as part of the faculty for the Family Medicine Residency of Cook County.
auguston-family medicine residency faculty Priscilla Ware, MD, APD
Cook County Family Medicine Residency Wong Philip Wong, MD
Dr. Wong was born in Hong Kong and lived there until moving to the United States in 1980 for residency training. In 1985, he began teaching Family Medicine full-time in Chicago and the Southeast Wisconsin area. He returned to Shanghai, China and lived there between 2007-2012 to work in International Hospitals and Clinics. He relocated to the Chicago area in 2012.