Recent General Academic Pediatric Graduates and Their Accomplishments

Program Completers 2003-2013


Research Project

Mentors & Department

Current Position





Susan Creary, MD, MS (2013)

Improving adherence to hydroxyurea therapy among children with sickle cell disease

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD (PD/Hem Onc)

Debra Bogen, MD


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Amanda Dumas, MD, MS (2012)

Dental health and primary care

Deborah Polk, PhD

Robert Weyant, DMD, MPH, PhD (dental and public health)

Debra Bogen, MD (GAP)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, LSU, New Orleans, LA

Laurie Wilkie, MD, MS (2010)

Disclosing medical errors

Robert Arnold, MD (GIM)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Indiana School of Medicine

Mary Brown, MD, MS (2008)

Children with special health care needs and transition to adult care

Melissa MCNeil, MD (GIM)

Alda Gonzaga, MD, MSc (GIM)

Pediatric Clerkship Director for medical students, The Floating Hospital fo Children, Tufts New England Medical Center

Marin Kiseau Siemanowski, MD (2007)

Obesity QI and Asthma QI

Evelyn Reis, MD (GAP)

Debra Bogen, MD (GAP)

Community involvement

Christine Campbell, MD, MS (2006)

Chlid Abuse

Rachel Berger, MD, MPH (Child Advocacy)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child Protection and Family Health of the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Kerry Sease, MD, MPH (2003)

Developed and evaluated curriculum to teach residents systems based practice

Debra Bogen, MD (GAP)
Dena Hofkosh, MD (Pediatrics)

Pediatric Program Director, Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC

Monique Higginbotham, MD (2003)

Treatment of pediatric obesity

Marsha Marcus, PhD (Western Psychiatric Institute)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, CARES Institute, School of Osteopathic Medicine and Dentistry of NJ

Laura Voigt, MD, (2004)

Association between pediatric obesity and school performance

Kathleen McTigue, MD, MS, MPH (GIM)

CCP Bass-Wolfson, Pittsburgh, PA, community medical students and resident preceptor

Shilpa Sangvai, MD, MPH (2004)

Childhood injury prevention

Ellen Wald, MD (Pediatrics)

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH





Reed Van Deusen, MD, MS (2008)

Innovative curriculum to teach billing practices to residents

Russell Kolarik (Med-Peds)

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Associate Program Director, Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

Michael Gaglia, MD, MS (2007)

Primary care patient attitudes and beliefs about vaccinations, upper respiratory infections and antibiotic use

Robert Cook, MD (GIM)

Kevin Kraemer, MD (GIM)

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Natalia Morone, MD, MS (2006)

Mindfulness meditation in elderly patients with chronic back low pain

Deb Weiner, MD (Geriatrics)

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

John Lopez, MD, MSc (’04)

Racial health disparities in surgical procedures for osteoarthritis

Said Ibrahim, MD (GIM)
Robert Arnold, MD (GIM)

Emergency Medicine practice, Saint Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ

Adjunct faculty, Drexel University