Active Residents

Jacob A Binder, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Neurobiology – University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD – Wayne State University
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

“I enjoy fishing, hockey, traveling, coaching, soccer, hunting, camping, hiking, biking, trying new restaurants, teaching, wake boarding, snow-boarding, boating, tennis, and attending concerts/stand-up comedy shows.”

Michael B DeBoer, MD

Class of 2021
BA – General Music – University of Northwestern St Paul
MD – University of Wisconsin
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests:  “I enjoy spending time with my wife and 2 kids. We enjoy being outside, going to a park or enjoying the walking trails around our home. We love hosting friends for a meal, campfire, or games. Other interests are music, observing wildlife (especially birds), gardening, fishing and travel. We are having a lot of fun exploring all that the Twin Cities area has to offer!”

Andrew W Hasebroock, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Psychology – Boston College
MS – Clinical Anatomy – Creighton University
MD – Creighton University
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Hiking and exploring the world with my wife while keeping up on my travel blog, coaching youth sports, craft beer and coffee tastings, intramural sports, music festivals, and biking new trails.”

Ryan D Johnsen, MD

Class of 2021
BA – Chemistry – St Olaf College
MD – Albany Medical College

“I was born and raised in the northwestern suburbs of Minneapolis and have been a competitive swimmer most of my life. Stayed here in Minnesota for college and attended St. Olaf, then for medical school I ventured out east and went to Albany Medical College before coming back home to MN for residency at Regions! I enjoy most anything outdoors and love the ocean and the mountains. I like to swim, hike, travel, lift weights and enjoy a good whiskey or craft beer with friends.”

Karl J R LaFleur, MD

Class of 2021

BE – Biomedical Engineering – University of Minnesota
MD – University of Minnesota
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Interests: “Sports (especially soccer, hockey, and tennis, but also everything else), traveling and language (I’ve lived in the Netherlands and spent quite a bit of time in Spain), hiking, and hanging out with friends at restaurants and breweries (favorite restaurant in the area is Alma and favorite brewery is Venn).”

Tracy A Marko, MD, PhD

Class of 2021
BS – Mechanical Engineering – University of Minnesota
MS – Biomedical Engineering – University of Minnesota
PhD – Cancer Biology – University of Minnesota
MD – University of Minnesota

Interests: “Traveling, Hiking, Triathlons, Tennis.”

Melanie R Mercer, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Kinesiology – University of Wisconsin-Madison
MD – Medical College of Wisconsin

Interests: “Sports particularly golf, tennis, football, soccer, snowboarding. I enjoy unwinding with reading, podcasts, jigsaw puzzles, and baking/experimenting with new recipes.”

Alan K Okada, MD, PhD

Class of 2021
BS – Neuroscience and Physiology – University of California-San Diego
PhD – Integrative Biology of Disease – University of Southern California
MD – University of Southern California
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Interests: “Hiking/backpacking, Martial arts (Aikido), Zen, Swing dance (Lindy Hop), Indoor and outdoor rock climbing, Soccer, Music (piano, guitar – self- study)”

Broc R Schindler, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Biomedical Science – St Cloud State University
MD – Eastern Virginia Medical School
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Watching sports, spending time with friends and family, men’s recreational softball, working out, bonfires, outdoor activities, fantasy football, television shows.”

Bradley R Stroik, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Biology  and Biochemistry – University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
MD – University of Wisconsin

Interests: “I enjoy anything that involves being active, if it is a competitive activity I enjoy it even more. I also enjoy working with kids and coaching youth sports. Another passion of mine is being active in the outdoors with elk hunting being at the top of the list. When time allows I like to visit and explore foreign countries.. I am also very close to my family and any time with them is time well spent.”

Selina H Sturman, MD

Class of 2021
BS – Neurobiology – University of Texas
MD – Texas A&M
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Interests: “Kayaking, camping, hiking, baking pies, drinking coffee on a porch or by a lake, spending time with my incredible friends and family.”