Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Juan C. Acosta, MD

Juan C. Acosta, MD Juan C. Acosta, MD

Areas of Interest: Special interest in neonatal ventilation, ECMO, neonatal simulation and outreach and International Health.

Jayme Allen, MD

Jayme Allen, MD Jayme Allen, MD

Areas of Interest: Newborn Screening, Pediatric Bereavement

David W. Boyle, MD

David W. Boyle, MD David W. Boyle, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Sherri Bucher, PhD, MA

Sherri Bucher, PhD, MA Sherri Bucher, PhD, MA

Areas of Interest: Global health; medical/public health education in the resource-limited setting; maternal and newborn care; training birth attendants, safe delivery & neonatal resuscitation; prevention-of-mother-to-child transmission of HIV (pMTCT); safe water; monitoring/evaluation of public health programs; sub-Saharan Africa; developing world.

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Areas of Interest: Delivery room resuscitation of the newborn, simulation based medical education, resident education

D. Wade Clapp, MD

D. Wade Clapp, MD D. Wade Clapp, MD

Areas of Interest: Understand the molecular pathogenesis of two genetic diseases that result in malignancies and tumors, with a focus in the role of the NF1 tumor suppressor gene. Study the cellular and biochemical functions of the disorder Fanconi anemia.

Scott C. Denne, MD

Scott C. Denne, MD Scott C. Denne, MD

Areas of Interest: Nutrition and metabolism

Asuncion R. Dorotheo, MD

Asuncion R. Dorotheo, MD Asuncion R. Dorotheo, MD

Areas of Interest: Clinical care of sick newborns and attendance at high-risk deliveries
Matthew Durbin, MD

Matthew Durbin, MD Matthew Durbin, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Congenital Heart Disease, International Health
Mark L. Edwards, MD, PhD

Mark L. Edwards, MD, PhD Mark L. Edwards, MD, PhD

Areas of Interest: Adaptation of AAP/ Neonatology education to Audience Response format; Writing textbook regarding acquisition of Spanish as second language; Working with Hispanic immigrant families and their access to healthcare

William A. Engle, MD

William A. Engle, MD William A. Engle, MD

Areas of Interest: Extracorporeal Mebrane Oxygentation (ECMO)

Veronica Guilfoy, MD

Veronica Guilfoy, MD Veronica Guilfoy, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal medicine; medical education; extreme prematurity

Laura Haneline, MD

Laura Haneline, MD Laura Haneline, MD

Areas of Interest: Understanding how dysfunction of stem and progenitor cells promotes the development of hematopoietic and vascular diseases

Heidi Harmon, MD, MS

Heidi Harmon, MD, MS Heidi Harmon, MD, MS

Areas of Interest: Developmental follow-up of the high risk newborn, impact of sensory environment of the NICU on preterm infants, language and executive function in preterm infants, outcomes after complex congenital heart disease.
David E. Hertz, MD

David E. Hertz, MD David E. Hertz, MD

Areas of Interest: Clinical Neonatology in community setting-outreach

Abbey Hines, PsyD

Abbey Hines, PsyD Abbey Hines, PsyD

Areas of Interest: Providing neurodevelopmental follow-up services for NICU graduates and other at-risk infants and young children
Sandra Hoesli, MD, MS

Sandra Hoesli, MD, MS Sandra Hoesli, MD, MS

Areas of Interest: Clinical Neonatology

David A. Ingram, Jr., MD

David A. Ingram, Jr., MD David A. Ingram, Jr., MD

Areas of Interest: Utilizing genetically engineered mouse models to study childhood cancers and vascular malformations.  Characterizing the biology of endothelial progenitor cells and myeloid precursors in repairing damaged blood vessels and developed cell culture and FACS methods for their isolation for potential clinical utility.

Poonam Khurana, MD, FAAP

Poonam Khurana, MD, FAAP Poonam Khurana, MD, FAAP

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Health Care Communication; Professional Development; Social Entrepreneurship

Melissa Don Klitzman, MD

Melissa Don Klitzman, MD Melissa Don Klitzman, MD

Areas of Interest: Pediatric and NRP simulation education as applied to the adult learner; breastfeeding/milk exclusivity improvement
Kok Lim Kua, MD

Kok Lim Kua, MD Kok Lim Kua, MD

Areas of Interest: Understanding the developmental origins of pancreatic islet dysfunction and insulin resistance risks among offspring of diabetic pregnancies
James A. Lemons, MD

James A. Lemons, MD James A. Lemons, MD

Areas of Interest: Perinatal education; international medicine; social justice issues; advocacy concerning women and children

Matthew Lewis, MD

Matthew Lewis, MD Matthew Lewis, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Community Outreach & Simulation
Edward Liechty, MD

Edward Liechty, MD Edward Liechty, MD

Areas of Interest: International Child Health; Perinatal epidemiology; Nutrition; Clinical Research

Izlin Lien, MD

Izlin Lien, MD Izlin Lien, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal medicine

Diane Lorant, MD

Diane Lorant, MD Diane Lorant, MD

Areas of Interest: Quality improvement projects to decrease the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis; Health care disparities; Neonatology fellowship program

Jo Ann Matory, MD

Jo Ann Matory, MD Jo Ann Matory, MD

Areas of Interest: Management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Rangassamy Meibalane, MD

Rangassamy Meibalane, MD Rangassamy Meibalane, MD

Areas of Interest: Clinical education of the nurse practitioners and fellows

Ulrike Mietzsch, MD

Ulrike Mietzsch, MD Ulrike Mietzsch, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal Neurology and Development

Jason Niehaus, MD

Jason Niehaus, MD Jason Niehaus, MD

Areas of Interest: Integrating palliative care into the NICU, resident and fellow education
Charles Njinimbam, MD

Charles Njinimbam, MD Charles Njinimbam, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatal-Perinatal medicine

Rebecca S. Rose, MD, MS

Rebecca S. Rose, MD, MS Rebecca S. Rose, MD, MS

Areas of Interest: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygentation; Invasive and Noninvasive Ventilation; Evidence based clinical practice; Simulation based education; Quality Improvement

Zeynep N. Salih, MD, MA

Zeynep N. Salih, MD, MA Zeynep N. Salih, MD, MA

Areas of Interest: Medical ethics; interprofessional education; using simulation in education and research; teamwork and communication research

Abhay Singhal, MD, MS

Abhay Singhal, MD, MS Abhay Singhal, MD, MS

Areas of Interest: Quality improvement projects

Gregory M. Sokol, MD

Gregory M. Sokol, MD Gregory M. Sokol, MD

Areas of Interest: Hypoxic respiratory failure; pulmonary hypertension; clinical trials

Anna Schwartz Thomas, MD

Anna Schwartz Thomas, MD Anna Schwartz Thomas, MD

Areas of Interest: Delivery room management of the high risk newborn, perinatal counseling, management of neonatal abstinence syndrome, resident and fellow education, clinical neonatology
Michael Stone Trautman, MD

Michael Stone Trautman, MD Michael Stone Trautman, MD

Areas of Interest: Critical Care Transport; Neonatal Sepsis; Acute Lung Injury; Developmental Organogenesis

Elizabeth Wetzel, MD, MS

Elizabeth Wetzel, MD, MS Elizabeth Wetzel, MD, MS

Areas of Interest: Neonatal simulation; specifically multi-professional team training and the identification of latent safety threats using simulation training.

Paul Winchester, MA, MD

Paul Winchester, MA, MD Paul Winchester, MA, MD

Areas of Interest: Neonatology; Neonatal Fellowship; Epidemiology

Mervin C. Yoder, MD

Mervin C. Yoder, MD Mervin C. Yoder, MD

Areas of Interest: Molecular mechanisms of blood cell formation; endothelial cell lineage specification; defining the role of endothelial progenitor cells in acute kidney injury in adult rodents; rescue of hyperoxic lung injury in neonatal mice using endothelial colony forming cells