Family Medicine - Faculty
All members of the Department hold appointments through Central Michigan University College of Medicine. The Department has more than 60 community volunteer physicians that work with resident physicians and students. These community volunteer physicians hold clinical faculty appointments from CMU.
|Sreeram Gonnalagadda, M.D., Interim Program Director
Dr G as he is known graduated in 2008 after serving as a chief resident. He is currently the undergraduate student coordinator for all student clerkship activities. He is responsible for 7 clerkships a year and is well liked and well received in his lectures and small group workshops with the students.
|William Morrone, D.O., Assistant Program Director
William R. Morrone, DO, is married with two children, has been Assistant Adjunct Faculty of Family and Community Medicine, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM), Des Moines University and is now Asst Director of Family Medicine at CMU Healthcare. Dr. Morrone has also been the Director of Pathology at American Medical Missionary Care, Saginaw County, Michigan and is a current Medical Director at Hospice of Michigan CT101 on Mack Avenue in Detroit, Michigan and Saginaw. Dr. Morrone is also the President Elect of the MOAFP and is currently the Director of Grand Rounds for the FM department.
Dr. Morrone is a graduate of Michigan State University (MSUCOM), served his internship in internal medicine in Lansing at Ingham Regional Medical Center and his residency in family medicine at the Michigan State University statewide campus site at Bay Regional Medical Center. He is double board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners and the American Academy of Pain Management. Owosso Memorial Hospital has granted Dr. Morrone consulting privileges to work in a hospital setting. Dr. Morrone holds a DEA license for treatment of opioid dependence with buprenophine.
Dr. Morrone is an active addiction educator and social advocate in pain management and has contributed numerous didactic pieces to the state medical societies in this area. He also holds a graduate degree in toxicology and pharmacology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, graduate school of pharmacy. Most notable to pop culture cable TV news viewers is that he has been on Nancy Grace-CNN Headline News, Court TV, CNN, FOXNews Channel and MSNBC giving medical opinions on everything from child care to lead paint or death and the 6 stages of decomposition. Public Service is no stranger to Dr. Morrone as he is a Medical Examiner and has been a volunteer firefighter.
|Maria Klahre, M.D., Assistant Program Director, comes to our program after three years of work at a federally qualified health center in White Cloud, Michigan. Prior to that she was in private practice in South Bend, Indiana. She graduated from residency in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of South Bend in 1996. Before acquiring her M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond she had a short but rewarding career as an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren. She applies her Master of Divinity degree to her practice in medicine as a way of treating the whole person, the ultimate goal of family health care.|
|Bernard Noveloso, M.D., is an Assistant Program Director. Dr. Noveloso graduated from Medical School at Michigan State University in 2000 and completed his residency at MidMichigan Medical Center in 2003. Dr Noveloso joined our faculty after working in private practice and a community health center for 8 years. Dr. Noveloso is currently the Group Visit Coordinator.|
|Marvin-Anthony Alviso, MD began his role as an Assistant Director in the Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Alviso completed medical school at University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. He completed his residency training here at CMU Healthcare in June 2011. Dr. Alviso just completed his fellowship in HIV for Primary Care at Family Medicine Residency of Idaho. He will work out of the East Campus.|
|Erin Sheppard, Ph.D., LLP, began her role as the Director of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine on September 4, 2012. Dr. Sheppard completed her Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI. She recently completed her Post-Doctoral Health Psychology Fellowship, through Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training (CAPT), Michigan State University. Dr. Sheppard's undergraduate degree was completed at Central Michigan University. She will work out of the East Campus.|