General Academic Pediatric Doctors and Staff

Meet the General Academic Pediatrics Team

Alejandro Hoberman, MD

President and Board Chair, UPMC Children’s Community Pediatrics
Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Jack L. Paradise Endowed Professor of Pediatric Research
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Kristin Mary Hannibal, MD

Clinic Director, Primary Care Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Interim Clinical Director, Child Development Unit, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Sonika Bhatnagar, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Aimee Biller, MD

Director, Combined Ambulatory Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkship
Ethics Facilitator, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Director, Clinical Ethics Consult Service, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Debra Bogen, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science
Director, Fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics and HRSA NRSA T32 in Primary Care Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics 
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Diego Chaves-Gnecco, MD, MPH

Program Director and Founder, SALUD PARA NIÑOS, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Stacey Cook, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Stacey Engster, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric PittNet
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Alicia Haupt, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Sanjay Lambore, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Services, Children's Primary Care Turtle Creek
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Judith Martin, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Vice Chair, University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board
Director, General Academic Pediatrics Clinical Trials Unit
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Deborah Moss, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Gysella Begonia Muniz Pujalt, MD

Regional Director of Quality Newborn Care
Medical Director of UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital Newborn Nursery Service
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kumaravel Rajakumar, MD, MS

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Maya Ragavan, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kristin Nielsen Ray, MD

Director of Health Systems Improvements, Children's Community Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Evelyn Cohen Reis, MD

Assistant Dean for the Learning Environment, Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical & Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jacqueline Saladino, MD, IBCLC

Director, General Academic Pediatrics Advanced Practice Provider Education Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Justin W Schreiber, DO, MPH, FAAP

Medical Director, Hospital-Based Outpatient Services, Behavioral Science Division, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Physician Champion, Whole Child Wellness Clinic
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nader Shaikh, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Timothy Shope, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Quality and Value Based Payment Programs, Pennsylvania Pediatric Health Network
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Emily Trauernicht, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Katherine Watson, DO

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jennifer Spanbauer Zarit, MD

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Emily Barker, MPAS, PA-C, CLC

Certified Lactation Counselor
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Donna Duchene, RN, MSN, CRNP

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Jessica Knepshield, CRNP

Certified Breastfeeding Counselor
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Sandra McRandal, MSN, CRNP-PC

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Lee Bass Community Pediatric Education Network

Katherine Watson, DO