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Division of Neonatology
Faculty Roster

Brody School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics
Brody School of Medicine

Jason Higginson, M.D.
Director of Neonatology, Medical Director NICU
Medical School: UCLA
Residency: Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland
Fellowship: National Capital Consortium, Washington, DC
Interests: Medical ethics and Quality improvement
Scott Mac Gilvray, M.D.
Neonatology Fellowship Program Director
Director of Informatics
Medical School: Loyola Stritch
Residency: Loyola University Chicago
Fellowship: Loyola University Chicago
Interests: Developmental cardiology, mechanical ventilation strategies, residency education techniques
E-mail:  macgilvrays@ecu.edu
Devon Kuehn, M.D.
Director Neonatology Research
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Medical School: Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences
Residency: National Capital Consortium.  Washington, DC
Neonatology Fellowship: National Capital Consortium.  Washington, DC
Interests: Neonatal nutrition, Research Programs
Stephen Engelke, M.D.
Director, Neonatal follow-up program
Medical School:
 Johns Hopkins University
Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: University of Michigan
Interests: Fetal inflammation and cerebral injury
E-mail:  engelkes@ecu.edu
Sharon Buckwald, M.D.

Co-Director, Newborn Nurseries
Medical School:
 New York university
Residency: SUNY Buffalo
Fellowship: SUNY buffalo
Interests: Multiple gestations and extremely low birthweight infants
E-mail:  buckwalds@ecu.edu

Martha Naylor, M.D.
Neonatal Transport Program Liaison
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School/ Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Interests: Neonatal brain injury, neonatal nutrition
E-mail:  naylorm@ecu.edu
Uduak Akpan, M.D.
Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Residency: The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: Westchester Medical Center/ New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Interests: ELBWs, Medical Ethics
E-mail:  akpanu@ecu.edu