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Dr. J. Olsson
John Olsson, MD, CPE, FAAP
Professor 

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowships: Chief Resident for Pediatrics, Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
Residency: Pediatrics, Emory UniversityAffiliated Hospitals
Medical School: The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Ancillary Role: Section Head, General Pediatrics
Other: Chair, Continuity SIG, APA


 
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Lorrie Basnight, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor 

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School: UNC-CH School of Medicine
Ancillary Role: Director, AHEC


 
Dr. Melissa Brinn
Melissa Brinn, MD, FAAP
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, and Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Medical School: UT Memphis


 
Andy Brinn, MD
Nathan A. Brinn, MD, FAAP
Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, and Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Ancillary Role Section Head, Medicine-Pediatrics; Program Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics


 
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Elaine Cabinum-Foeller, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Child Abuse Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics
Board Certification: Child Abuse; American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowship: Hasbro Children’s Hospital Child Protection Program, Providence, RI
Residency: University Hospital and Clinics, Columbia, MO
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Ancillary Role: Medical Director, TEDI BEAR: Children’s Advocacy Center


 
Dr. D. Collier
David Collier, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatric Obesity
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, and Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Graduate School: PhD, Microbiology/Immunology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Research Interests: Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity
Ancillary Roles: Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics; Adjunct Associate Professor Family Medicine and Kinesiology; Director, Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center; Executive Director, East Carolina Pediatric Research Initiative; Associate Director of the East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute Member of the Graduate School Faculty; President of the Brody School of Medicine Alumni Society


 
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Jennifer Crotty, MD
Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, and Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Ancillary Role: Associate Pediatric Residency Director


 
Lawrence Cutchin
Lawrence Cutchin, MD
Clinical Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine; Board Eligible, American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Medical School: University North Carolina School of Medicine
Ancillary Roles: Medical Director, Community Care Program of eastern NC


 
Laura DePalma
Laura DePalma, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Sports Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Jefferson Medical College/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Fellowship: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


 
Maureen Despres
Maureen Despres, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, and Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Graduate School: MS, Physical Therapy


 
Dr D. Eldridge
David L Eldridge, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Toxicology
 Fellowship: University of Virgina
Residency: University of Virgina
Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Research Interests: Pediatrics, Medical Toxicology
Ancillary Role: M3 Clerkship Director


 
Dr. K. Hillenbrand
Karin Hillenbrand, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: Pediatrics
Residency: Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
Medical School: Medical College of Virginia
Graduate School: East Carolina University School of Public Health
Ancillary Roles: Director, Pediatric Residency Program; Vice Chair of Education


 
Lacy Hobgood
Lacy Chadwick Hobgood, MD, FACP, FAAP
Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine
Residency: Christiana Care Health Systems
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Graduate School: North Carolina State University, Master of Zoology
Ancillary Roles: Director, Adult and Pediatric Health Care


 
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David Holder, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Sub-board of Adolescent Medicine
Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Boston
Residency: Boston City Hospital
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Graduate School: Harvard School of Public Health


 
Dr. R. Hoyer
Robert Hoyer, MD, FAAP
Clinical Professor
Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Adolescent Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Medical School: University of Minnesota


 
Pamela Larsen
Pamela Larsen, DrPH, DNSc, FNP
Primary Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Secondary Training: Pediatrics
Graduate Schools: University of Illinois School of Public Health, Chicago; Rush University, Chicago; UNC College of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC
Ancillary Role: Medical Student Education


 
Suzanne Lazorick, MD
Suzanne Lazorick MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine, Eligible in Preventive Medicine
Fellowship: NRSA Primary Care Research and Preventive Medicine at Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Residency: Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Graduate School: University of North Carolina School of Public Health
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Research Interests: Obesity prevention and treatment, quality improvement, changing physician behavior, medical student education in preventive medicine and population health.
Ancillary Role: Adjunct Asst. Professor Dept. of Family Medicine MPH program


 
Dr. S. Mangan
Sharon Mangan, MD, FAAP
Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Adolescent Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Bellevue / NYU, NYC
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine


 
Dr. D. Newton
Dale Newton, MD, FAAP
Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Michigan State University Primary Care Faculty Development Program (one year)
Residency: University North Carolina School of Medicine
Medical School: University North Carolina School of Medicine
Research Interests: Medical Student Career Choice, Clinical Trials
Ancillary Roles: Senior Vice Chair for Operations (Pediatrics); Medical Director, Physician Assistant Program; Associate Director, Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program


 
Siobhan O'Keefe, MD
Sióbhan O’Keefe, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons
Research Interests Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, End of Life Decision Making, Pediatric Thromboembolic Prophylaxis, International and Global Health


 
Kathleen Previll
Kathleen Previll, MD
Clinical Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine


 
David Price
David T. Price, MD
Clinical Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Research Interests: Web-based training to aid physicians


 
Dr. Roy Savage
Roytesa Savage, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Secondary Specialty: Adolescent Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Research Interests: Adolescent Issues
Ancillary Roles: Vice Chair of Diversity; Assistant Dean for Student Affairs


 
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Kristina Simeonsson, MD, MSPH, FAAP
Associate Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University/ Vidant Medical Center (Formerly Pitt County Memorial Hospital)
Graduate School: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Public Health
Medical School: UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Research Interests: Public Health


 
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Coral Steffey, MD
Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Children's Medical Center, Dallas
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Ancillary Role: Associate M3 Clerkship Director


 
Mary Catherine Turner
Mary Catherine Turner, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Specialty: Combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Secondary Training: Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Board Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Ancillary Role: Director, Transitional Care


 
Dr. C. Willson
Charles F. Willson, MD, FAAP
Clinical Professor

Primary Specialty: Pediatrics
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics
 Fellowship: Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of North Carolina
Residency: North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC
Research Interests: Medical Leadership
Ancillary Role: Director, Health Promotion and Policy Development in Health Sciences Division; Chair, AMA Council on Medical Service