Alice Blizman, DO
Dr. Blizman attended St. Joseph’s University for her undergraduate studies where she earned a BS in Chemical Biology. She then obtained her medical degree at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and served in the United States Navy for five years as a physician. Her clinical interests include preventive, integrative and global medicine. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, practicing yoga and spending time with her husband and two young children.
Drew Kopicki, DO
Dr. Drew Kopicki grew up in West Philadelphia before attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he attained his degree in biomedical engineering before attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical degree. His interests include patient education, geriatrics, and preventive medicine. In his spare time, he is a firefighter with the Lower Marion Fire Department, and enjoys running, cooking, and building computers.
Class of 2023
Beverly Ng, MD
Dr. Beverly Ng earned her medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University before completing two years of general surgery residency with Lankenau Medical Center. She chose for a change in career to family medicine as it will allow her to focus on her passion for patient education, preventive medicine, and geriatrics. In her free time, she enjoys reading and trying out new recipes.
Talia Katz, DO
Dr. Talia Katz attended PSU where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Bioethics and Medical Humanities. She went on to earn her medical degree from PCOM. Dr. Katz enjoys getting to know her patients and has special interest in preventive care and addressing healthcare disparities. In her free time, she enjoys being a “Big” in the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program, spending time outdoors, traveling, and fostering pets from the shelter. .
Class of 2024
Dionne Kimani, MD
Dr. Dionne Kimani earned her bachelor degrees in Paper Science and Engineering as well as Chemical Engineering. She then went on to work for DuPont in an early career rotational program. During this time, she discovered that her true passion was medicine. She attended Temple University, where she earned her medical degree. She chose family medicine as her specialty because of her passion for preventative care and building life long relationships with her patients. Her interests outside of medicine include fashion, nutrition and fitness, playing her cello, and listening to classical music.
Devon Merkle, DO
Dr. Devon Merkle obtained his B.S. in Neuroscience at The University of Scranton prior to earning his medical degree from PCOM. Dr. Merkle aims to both enlighten and empower his patients by providing them with a greater understanding of their illnesses. By fostering a strong patient-provider relationship, he intends to establish a partnership that encourages both patient autonomy and collaboration. In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar, cooking, and exercising.