Manatis Lornell Athena MedPeds

Athena Manatis-Lornell, MD (she/her)

Position: PGY-1

Athena grew up in Sandwich, MA on Cape Cod. She completed her undergraduate studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in English. After college, she moved to London and spent several years working in corporate communications before coming back to the US to complete a post-baccalaureate premedical program. During this time, she studied hair loss disorders in the Dermatology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital. Athena received her MD from Rush Medical College in Chicago, where she was selected for AOA, GHHS, the Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement, and the Rush University Medical Center Medical Staff Award for Clinical Excellence. At Rush, she was a member of the Health Equity and Social Justice Leadership Program, where she worked to create a gender affirming health care elective for students. Athena is passionate about closing care gaps in urban populations and is excited to start the next part of her training in medicine and pediatrics in Providence. For fun, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Tom, and daughter, Mia, reading fiction, exploring new restaurants, and skiing.