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Fourth-Year Residents

Resident Class, 2016
Siv Hour, MD

Dr. Hour completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California-Riverside. She then graduated Saba University School of Medicine in Netherlands Antilles in 2012.  She enjoys movies with “great dialogue” and is an avid Stephen King and Alfred Hitchcock fan. She also enjoys playing basketball on her free time.

Sarit Hovav, MD

Dr. Hovav was born in Israel and moved to Los Angeles in 1985. She graduated with Honors from Ross University School of Medicine in 2006. She went on to complete an Internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, but left after a year to rethink her role in medicine and focus on being a mom to her two children. She later joined UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and completed a three year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Brain Stimulation and Neuroimaging in Mental Illness. She then worked as a Director of Neuromodulation and Pharmacogenomics before joining psychiatry residency as a PGY2. She continues to publish and collaborate with experts around the world. Her latest publications can be found in several peer reviewed journals (Journal of Psychiatric Research, Neuropsychopharmacology, Brain Stimulation). She is the Area 4 Resident Fellow rep to the APA Assembly and serves as the National Chair of ACORF of the APA as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the APA Political Action Committee. She serves as the Residency Webmaster. 

Joshua Lotfallah, MD

Dr. Lotfallah was raised in Kingston, Ontario Canada and completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Queen’s University. He graduated St. George School of Medicine in 2012. He enjoys following most sports and in his spare time loves to go golfing, going out with friends, and exploring new nightlife in Omaha. He also enjoys travelling and has been to several countries.

Nathan Maeser, MD

Dr. Maeser was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah.  He earned his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Masters in Biochemistry from Utah State University. He graduated from the University of Sydney Medical School in 2010 and worked a year as a general medical intern in central Australia. He is a happy husband and proud father.

Hind Mary, MD

Dr. Mary attended Wayne State in Detroit for her undergraduate degree in Chemistry. She went on to graduate from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine in 2012. She likes volleyball, cooking, baking, and arts & crafts.

Katherine Robertson, MD

Dr. Robertson was born and raised in northern Minnesota (Hibbing), and spent most of her childhood enjoying the great outdoors- snowmobiling, figure skating and swimming. She graduated from Hibbing High School in 2004 and went to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.  After graduating in 2008 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Women's Studies, she continued her education at Creighton University School of Medicine. She found her true calling of Psychiatry in her M3 year and decided to stay with the Creighton program to continue to work alongside the attendings that inspired her in medical school. In trying to remain a well-balanced person, she became PADI certified in Scuba Diving during her first year of residency. She enjoys spending time with her new husband, traveling, and playing with her dog. She is currently serving as the Chief Resident.