Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

Our Team - Fellows

Maayan Leroy-Melamed, MD


Education: Ben Gurion University of the Negev Medical School for International Health

Residency: Baystate Children's Hospital in Springfield, MA, Pediatrics Residency

Bio:  Maayan Leroy-Melamed is a first year adolescent fellow at the IU School of Medicine where her research is focused on reproductive health. Maayan is interested in the contraindications to contraceptives in chronic disease. She enjoys working with underserved populations. Prior to medical school she was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic in the health sector. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Maayan is pursuing a MPH at IUPUI. She was born in Israel and grew up mostly in New Jersey. In her spare time she enjoys singing and being outside with her dog, Jerry, and her husband, Sam.


Stephanie N. Ferrin, MD


Education: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

Residency: Oklahoma University School of Medicine, OK, Pediatrics



Bio:  Dr. Stephanie N. Ferrin is a first year fellow in Adolescent Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Her interests include mental health care, eating disorders, obesity, and nutrition in the adolescent population. Her research interests include social media use in patients with eating disorders and the utilization of computerized screening questionnaires at adolescent health visits. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Clinical Research at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Rachel Snedecor, MD


Education: Indiana University School of Medicine 

Residency: University of Louisville, Pediatrics




Katherine MacDonald, MD


Education: Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency: University of Utah, Pediatric Residency


Bio:  Dr. Katherine MacDonald is a second year fellow in Adolescent Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Her interest includes global adolescent health, specifically in western Kenya, reproductive health care, and HIV. She is currently involved in adolescent clinic programming in Eldoret, Kenya, and her research includes evaluating patient perspectives of an HIV cure and reviewing ethics in HIV trials in adolescents. Dr. MacDonald is also pursuing a Master in Public Health at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.