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The Brody School of Medicine
Pediatrics Residency

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Our graduates practice pediatrics across the United States; between 40%-50% of our graduates pursue pediatric subspecialty training.  Recent graduates have completed or are currently enrolled in fellowship training at the following:

UNC for Allergy/Immunology

Phoenix Children's and St Christopher's for Neurology

Duke, Nationwide Childrens', St. Jude's and Seattle Childrens' for Hematology/Oncology

CHOP, University of Wisconsin, UNC, UVa, and Emory for PICU

University of Rochester, University of Vermont, University of Kentucky, University of California- Irvine, Vanderbilt, ECU, and UVa for NICU

NY Medical College for Forensic Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh for Infectious Diseases

WakeMed/UNC for Emergency Medicine

University of Virginia for Cardiology


Class of 2013

Heather Acevedo, MD: Private Practice- Raleigh, NC

Brooktiete Asseres, MD: Private Practice- Albermarle, ND

Zarana Bayona, MD: Private Practice- Morehead City, NC

Daryana Cruz, MD: Private Practice- Florida

Andrea Gregory, MD: Infectious Diseases Fellowship- University of Pittsburgh

Rocky Greer, MD: Neonatology Fellowship- University of California at Irvine

Ravali Janagama: Pediatric Hospitalist: Ahoskie, NC

Jamande Jones, MD: Private Practice: Ahoskie, NC

Ashley Kinkaid, DO: Emergency Medicine Fellowship- Wake Med and UNC

Waleed Maamoun, MD: Private Practice

Jocelyn Mason, MD: Chief Resident- ECU

Mariah McKellar, MD- Private Practice- Rocky Mount, NC

Misha Yajnik: Private Practice- Michigan


Debbie Chavez, MD: Chief Resident- ECU, then Private Practice- Bernstein Center in Greenville, NC

Lubna Elahi, MD: Chief Resident- ECU, then Private Practice- Memphis, TN

Joe Ginski, MD: Neonatology Fellowship- Vidant Medical Center and ECU Brody School of Medicine

Olga Johnson, MD: Private Practice- Fayetteville, NC

Anupama Lakshmikanth, MD: Private Practice- Brownsville, TX

Farha Naqui, MD: Private Practice- McLean, VA

Buki Okafor, MD: Private Practice- Longview, WA

Srujana Rallabandi, MD- Neonatology Fellowship- University of Rochester Medical Center

Srikanth Ravisankar, MD- Neonatology Fellowship- Vidant Medical Center and ECU Brody School of Medicine

Kalindi Yajnik, MD- Hospitalist, Baltimore, MD


Marcella Daniel, MD: Private Practice- Washington, DC

David Ehrmann, MD: NICU Fellowship- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Michael Gwaltney, MD: Private Practice- Fishersville, VA

Cristal Kirby, MD: Private Practice- Minden, LA

Keri Marques, MD: Neonatology Fellowship- University of Vermont

Sarah Leonard, MD, MPH: Hematology/Oncology Fellowship- Duke University

Vinod Rao, MD: Child Abuse/Advocacy Fellowship- NY Medical College

Jana Sperka, MD: PICU Fellowship- U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Diana Walleigh, MD: Pediatric Neurology Fellowship- St. Christopher's Hospital for Children/CHOP, Philadelphia


Ancy Abraham, MD: Private Practice- Florida

Cathleen Cook, MD: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship- St. Jude's

Katherine Hensley, MD: Private Practice, Corpus Christi, TX

Jennie Hurwitz, MD: Private Practice: Virginia Beach, VA

Hung Lam, MD: Private Practice- Houston, TX

Dianna Puhr, MD: Private Practice- Johnson City, TN

Stephan Siebel, MD: Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship- NIH

Kristen Lindy Turner, MD: Neonatology Fellowship- UAB

Jalane Valentini, MD: Private Practice- Conway, SC

Joel Vanderford, MD: PICU Fellowship- UVa



Nicole Aristy, MD: Private Practice- Wilmington, NC

Lenard Edralin, MD: Private Practice- Wilmington, NC

Lois Harry, MD

Amy Howell, MD: Diabetology Fellowship, ECU

Ben Hooker, MD- Guilford Child Health

Saadia Khan, MD: Private Practice- California

Caroline Morgan, MD: Private Practice- Greenville, NC

Jorge Olaya, MD: Private Practice- Eagle Pass, TX

Amanda Reece, MD: Private Practice- Greensboro, NC


Judit Aranyos, MD: Private Practice- Washington, NC

Shaeequa Dasnadi, MD: NICU Fellowship- University of Maryland

Karen Goth, MD: Private Practice- Greenville, NC

Valeria Higinio, MD: Private Practice- Kansas City, KS

Jason Ho, MD: Pediatric Cardiology/Electrophysiology Faculty- University of Florida

Treva Ingram, MD: PICU Fellowship- Emory University

Heather Lehmann, MD: Private Practice- Nashville, TN

Karrie Stansfield, MD: Private Practice- Winston-Salem, NC

Yun Yan, MD: Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship- UNC-CH


Badie Clark, MD: Pediatric Critical Care- Wilmington, NC

Jennifer Crotty, MD: Academic Pediatrics- ECU

Christina Davis, MD: Private Practice - Lebanon, OR

Todd Hambleton, MD: Neonatology- Lexington, KY

Kellie Haworth, MD: US Army and then Pediatric Heme/Onc Fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital

Kevin Kathrotia, MD: Neonatology- Doylestown, PA

Brent Logan, MD: Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship- UVa

Laura Raynor, MD: Neonatology- Las Vegas, NV

Niki Smith, MD: Private Practice - Waldorf, MD

Julie Strickland, MD: Private Practice- Greenville, NC


Stacey Applegate, DO: Pediatric Cardiology Faculty- ECU

Shad Baab, MD: Pediatric Emergency Medicine - University of Maryland

Michelle Bullman, MD: Private Practice - Johnson City, TN

Jimmell Felder, MD: Private Practice - Greenwood, SC

Eric Hastriter, MD: Pediatric Neurologist - Phoenix, AZ

Taher Lashkeri, MD: Pediatric Emergency Medicine- Woodbridge, VA

Taryn Richardson, MD: Private Practice and Allergy/Immunology- Waldorf, MD

Thomas Thielen, MD: Private Practice - Greenville, NC

Liliana Welburn, MD:  Hematology/Oncology - Puerto Rico

Jacqueline Wilk, MD: Neonatology- Medford, OR