Pediatric GI/Hepatology/Nutrition Fellowship


Jean P. Molleston, M.D.

Jean P. Molleston, M.D. Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Dr. Molleston has directed the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition since 2005. This Section of the Department of Pediatrics includes 12 attending physicians, 5 fellows, and 4 nurse practitioners. Dr. Molleston is a pediatric hepatologist (CAQ from the Board of Pediatrics) and transplant physician.

Her clinical interests include fatty liver (NASH), cholestatic liver disease, metabolic liver disease, CF-related liver disease and viral hepatitis in addition to general gastroenterology. Dr. Molleston has a long interest in medical education and has received multiple teaching awards. She was previously an associate residency program director and has conducted many faculty development programs in the Department of Pediatrics. She has been instrumental in the development of reading materials for parents of children with GI illnesses.

Brian A. McFerron, M.D.

Brian A. McFerron, M.D. Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program

Dr. McFerron is the Director of the Fellowship Training Program for the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He is actively involved in medical education and has served previously as Assistant Clerkship Director and Sub-Internship Director for the Department of Pediatrics prior to assuming the role of Fellowship Director. In addition to medical education, Dr. McFerron has clinical interests in inflammatory bowel disease and pancreatitis. He is actively involved in clinical research involving acute, recurrent and chronic pancreatitis collaborating with colleagues nationally. He lectures frequently on pediatric gastroenterology topics as well as medical education. He was recently awarded the Indiana University School of Medicine Trustees Teaching Award for his strong commitment to medical education.