Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Faculty

 

.The faculty in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is comprised of renowned clinicians, research scientists, and educators for the next generation of physicians. All the faculty physicians are board certified or recently board eligible in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. With diverse scholarly achievements in basic science, clinical trials, genetics, translational research, biotech, health services, and patient safety, the faculty group is well positioned to mentor young scholars and junior faculty.

  
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Tsovinar Arutyunyan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Fellowship Director for Education
 
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Ryan Barbaro, MD, MSc
Clinical Lecturer of Pediatrics
 
Masters in Pediatric Health Services Research
Faculty Investigator in Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit (CHEAR)
Developer of Ped-RESCUERS, a mortality prediction tool for pediatric respiratory ECMO support
 
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Timothy Cornell, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
 
Member of Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
 
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Joseph Custer, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy Service
Associate Director of Pediatric Fellowship
 
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Mary Dahmer, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Fellowship Director for Research
 
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Rodney Daniels, MD, FAAP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
 
Member of Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
 
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Heidi Flori, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
 
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Frank Moler, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director of PICU Clinical Research, Operations and Compliance
 
Graduate of the U-M Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis Masters Program
Principal Investigator for THAPCA
 
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Matthew Niedner, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Patient Safety & Quality Initiatives
Director of PCCM Nurse Practitioner Program
 
Dual clinical appointment to PCCM and the Pediatric Palliative Care Program
Liaison to the Quality and Safety Programs of the Children's Hospital Association
 
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Folafoluwa Odetola, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
 
Faculty Investigator in Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit (CHEAR)
 
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Michael Quasney, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
 
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Paula Silva, MD
Clinical Lecturer of Pediatrics
 
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Kristen Smith, MD, FAAP
Clinical Lecturer of Pediatrics
 
Enrolled in the U-M Masters in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
 
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Fellows

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The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine program maintains 6 to 10 trainees at the fellowship level. These physicians have already completed their residency training in pediatrics and are pursuing subspecialty training in critical care. For most this is a 3 year commitment, although some pursue advanced training through multiple tracks, such as cardiology and health services research, extending their training by a few more years. Day to day medical operations in the ICU are managed by the on-service fellows who triage admissions, evaluate seriously ill children in the emergency department, and lead the rapid response and code teams for deteriorating inpatients. The fellows supervise the residents and medical students during their rotations through the Pediatric ICU. The fellows, in turn, are supervised by the attending faculty.

THIRD YEAR FELLOWS

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Erin Carlton, M.D.

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Residency: University of Colorado School of Medicine

  
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James Kyle, D.O.

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center

 

  
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Laurel Metzler, M.D.

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

  
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Carolyn Vitale, M.D.

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Connecticut

 

SECOND YEAR FELLOWS

  
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Stephen Gorga, M.D.

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Residency: University of Michigan

  
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Joseph Kohne, M.D.

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

  
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Jeffrey Weatherhead, M.D.

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Residency: University of Michigan

FIRST YEAR FELLOWS

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Mohamed Farhat, M.D.

Medical School: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine

Residency: Michigan State University

  
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Meghan Harding, D.O.

Medical School: Midwestern University

Residency: Advocate Children's Hospital - Oak Lawn

  
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Sarah Harding, M.D.

Medical School: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

  

Nurse Practitioners

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The Mott PICU Nurse Practitioner Program was begun in 2007. Our very own longstanding PICU bedside nurse, Janella Reske, was the founding member. The program has grown its ranks to six, recruiting nursing expertise from diverse acute care settings. The nurse practitioners are integrated team members, practicing shoulder-to-shoulder with physician counterparts. In addition to providing vital direct patient care to all types of PICU patients, they are also an outstanding educational resource for rotating residents and beginning fellows, and provide valuable continuity with their 7-days-a-week, 365 days-a-year presence on the unit. Nurse practitioners in the Mott PICU are also actively engaged in patient safety and quality improvement activities.

 
 jrJanella Reske, MS, RN, CPNP
Lead Nurse Practitioner
Liaison to: Transplant, Vascular, Neuro/NS
Foci: EPIC, Therapeutic Hypothermia, Delirium, Sedation
  
 nhNatalie Hecht, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: Nephrology
Foci: Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Simulation
  
 pizzoMax Pizzo, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: TBA
Foci: TBA
  
 bpBlythe Pollack, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: ER, Trauma, Burn
Foci: Simulation, Sepsis, Hazmat
  
 aAlexis Punches, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: TBA
Foci: TBA
  
 robellStephanie Robell, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: TBA
Foci: TBA
  
 searsStacey Sears, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: TBA
Foci: TBA
  
 vdDanielle Van Damme, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC
Liaison to: Hematology/Oncology, Blood and Marrow Transplant
Foci: CAR-T Protocol

Research Staff

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Chaandini (CJ) Jayachandran, MSCCRP
Clinical Research Coordinator
 
 
 
    

Lab Staff

Nadine Halligan
Research Lab Specialist Senior
  
Jeffery Shadley
Research Lab Specialist Lead
  
Lei Sun, PhD, MS
Research Investigator
  
Yan Rou Yap
Research Lab Intermediate
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Administrative Staff

  
 aAtanu Bhattacharya, MBA, MHSA
Administrative Manager, Department of Pediatrics
Critical Care, Neonatology, Hospitalists, and Nephrology
  
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Fellowship Coordinator, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Administrative Assistant to Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  
 kKelli McInnes
Financial Specialist, Department of Pediatrics
Critical Care, Neonatology, Hospitalists, and Nephrology

Alumni

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Fellowship Graduates

2017

Asaad Beshish, MD - Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship | Stanford University | Palo Alto, CA
Kate Waldeck, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine | Cabell Huntington Hospital | Huntington, WV
Lauren Yagiela, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine | Detroit Medical Center | Detroit, MI

2016

Yu Kawai, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine | Mayo Clinic | Rochester, MN
Jeremy Lamkin, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Department | Cleveland Clinic | Cleveland, OH 
Paula Silva, MD - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan & Hurley Medical Center | Ann Arbor, MI & Flint, MI

2015

Melissa Smith-Parrish, MD - Pediatric Cardiology Division | Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago | Chicago, IL
Jane Yu, MD - Anesthesiology Department Residency Program | University of California, San Francisco | San Francisco, CA

2014

Ryan Barbaro, MD, MSc - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
Gina DeMasellis, MD - Department of Pediatrics | Children's Hospital Colorado | Aurora, CO
Kevin Kuo, MD - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI

2013

Tsovinar Arutyunyan, MD - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI
Senan Hadid, MD - Department of Pediatrics | University of New Mexico | Albuquerque, NM

2012

Brian D. Benneyworth, MD, MS - James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health | Indianapolis, IN
Salvatore Buonaiuto, MD - Cardiac Intensive Care | Florida
Waseem Ostwani, MD - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, MI

2011

Sushant Srinivasan, MD - Department of Pediatrics | University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health| Madison, WI

2010

Karen R. Fauman, MD - Department of Pediatrics | Tufts University School of Medicine/Floating Hospital for Children | Boston, MA
Hemanth S. Lingadevaru, MD - Department of Pediatrics | Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine/The
Children's Medical Center of Dayton | Dayton, OH

2009

Nidal El-wiher, MD - Department of Pediatrics | University of Kansas School of Medicine/The University of Kansas Medical Center | Kansas City, KS
Anna Maslach-Hubbard, MD - Department of Pediatrics | University of Utah School of Medicine/Primary Children's Hospital | Salt Lake City, UT
Patricia L. Raimer, MD - Department of Pediatrics | Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital | Cleveland, OH

2007

Timothy T. Cornell, MD - Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases | University of Michigan| Ann Arbor, MI
Geoffrey M. Fleming, MD - Department of Pediatrics | Vanderbilt University School of Medicine/Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt | Nashville, TN

2006

Linda Edwards, MB ChB, MRCP - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit | Birmingham Children's Hospital | Birmingham, UK
Monika Gupta, MBBA - Department of Pediatrics | University of Louisville School of Medicine/Kosair Children's Hospital | Louisville, KY
Angela Lorts, MD - Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology) | University of Cincinnati College of Medicine/Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center | Cincinnati, OH

2004

David J. Ubogy, MD - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit | Covenant HealthCare | Saginaw, MI
Gail E. Wright, MD - Department of Pediatrics (Cardiology) | Stanford University School of Medicine/Lucile Packard
Children's Hospital | Stanford, CA

 

Candids

2016 John R. Crosby Excellence in Critical Care Nursing Award

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2015 PCCM Halloween Potluck

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October 2015

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September 2015

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2015 PCCM Picnic

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Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden 2015

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2015 John R. Crosby Excellence in Critical Care Nursing Award

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2015 Big House 5K: Trail to the Victors

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April 2015

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PICU Halloween 2014

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Rotators

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PICU Rotators

The PICU welcomes our rotating team members from the U-M school of medicine, school of nursing, and residency training programs.

APRIL 2017 ROTATORS

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Gabby Tomlinson

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Maysa Hamade

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Christine Wang

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Julie Barrett

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Carrie Dubin

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Ryan Tucker

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PICU Resident Assistant: Shannon Vandervennet 8-0825 pager 0868

Pharmacy:  Lisa Wood ph 8-6874

Dietician: Katie Ludwig 5793

SW: Lena Arend pg 9698 ph 2-8013

Discharge Planning:/Care Manager PIC service only (prefers a page not a call): Alison Wilson 6-0587 Page: 5335 

Nurse Practioners 

Natalie Hecht 8-3756 /20281

Max Pizzo 8-9704 / 21618

Blythe Pollack 8-1841 /19480

Alexis Punches 8-1842 / 20985

Janella Reske 8-0927 /15720

Stephanie Robell 8-9705 / 21621

Stacey Sears 8-0939 / 20985

Danielle Van Damme 8-0965 /20042