Pediatric Residency Program

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Program Graduates 

Recent pediatric residency graduates made a variety of career choices, including subspecialty training programs, private practice, academic positions, and hospitalist practices. 

2013  |   2012  |  2011  |   2010  |  2009  |   2008  |  2007  |  2006 
2005  |  2004  

 

Class of 2013 
Waitman Aumann
M.D. George Washington School of Medicine, 2010
Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Ali Bourguet-Vincent
M.D. University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2010
Critical Care Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Moira Breslin
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2010
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles
Leslie Pineda
M.D. Dartmouth Medical School, 2010
Neonatology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Andrew Collins
M.D. Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, 2010
Allergy/Immunology Fellow, Washington University
Margaret Goodwin
M.D. University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2010
Private Practice, Asheville, NC
Jacob Hartz
M.D. University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2010
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Hospitalist, Duke University Medical Center
Adam Johnson
M.D. Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, 2010
Private Practice, Culpepper, VA
Kelly Mason
M.D. Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 2010
Endocrinology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Rachel Torok
M.D. Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 2010
Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Elizabeth Strachan
M.D. Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2010
Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center
Lawrence Swanson
M.D. University of Rochester School of Medicine, 2010
Endocrinology Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
Carmen Thomas
M.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 2010
Private Practice, Greensboro, NC
Katherine Westreich
M.D.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
Nephrology Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bethany Wisotzkey
M.D. University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio 2010
Cardiology Fellow, Seattle Children's Hospital

 

Class of 2012 
Jenny Detert
M.D. University of Washington School of Medicine, 2009
Durham Pediatrics
Daniel Gebhard
M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2009
Critical Care Fellowship, Texas Children's Hospital
Rachel Greenberg
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2009
Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center
Krystal Irizarry
M.D. Albany Medical College, 2009
Endocrine Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Jacqui Kerkow
M.D. University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Durham 
Daniel Landi
M.D. University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2009
Blood and Marrow Transplantation Hospitalist Faculty, Duke University Medical Center
Sara Lappe
M.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic
Nathan McArthur
M.D. Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Utah
Matthew McCarthy
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Drexel Hill Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA
T. Walker Robinson
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2009
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Margo Rollins
M.D. Rush Medical College, 2009
Peds Heme-Onc Fellowship, Emory University
Nipa Shah
M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Durham, NC
Sana Syed
M.D. Aga Khan University, 2007
Peds Gastroenterology Fellowship, Emory University
Ostranda Williams
M.D. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 2009
General Pediatrics, Culpepper, VA
Charles Wood
M.D.  University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2009
Chief Resident, Duke University Medical Center

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Class of 2011 
Kristie Appelgren
M.D. Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, 2008
Epidemic Intell Service with the CDC
Mehreen Arshad
M.D. Aga Khan Medical College, 2006
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Duke
Alaina Brown
M.D. University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2008
General Pediatrics Faculty, Durham Regional Hospital
John Carter
M.D. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008
Heme-Onc Fellowship, University of Washington in Seattle
Rebecca Chancey
M.D. Washington University School of Medicine, 2008
General Pediatrics Faculty (Blood & Marrow Transplantation), Duke
Candice Crewse
M.D. East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, 2008
Primary Care, Nashville
Christopher DeRienzo
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2008
NICU Fellowship, Duke
Madoka Hayashi
M.D. Keio University School of Medicine, 2007
NICU Hospitalist, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Ashley Hinson
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2008
Heme-Onc Fellowship, Duke
David Johnson
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2008
Safety Fellowship/Chief Resident, Duke
Michelle Kushnir
M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003
Primary Care, Jacksonville, NC
Amanda McNabb
M.D. Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, 2008
Primary Care, IFC Pediatrics, Burlington, NC
Rachna Rai
M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2008
Hospitalist, Cleveland Clinic
Andrew Stack
M.D. JC Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, 2008
PICU Fellowship, Duke
Emily Walkey
M.D.  Indiana University School of Medicine, 2008
Hospitalist, Milwaukee
Julie Wood
M.D. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007
General Pediatrics Faculty (Blood & Marrow Transplantation), Duke

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Class of 2010 
Marc Akashi
M.D. Dartmouth Medical School, 2007
Private Practice in Asheboro, NC
Mary Braithwaite
M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2007
M.S.P.H. University of North Carolina, 2006
Wake Teen
Suzette Brown
M.D. Brown Medical School, 2007
M.P.H. Yale University, 2003
National Research Fellowship, Harvard
Yung-Ping Chin
M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, 2007
Endocrine Fellowship, UCLA
Scott Connelly
M.D. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey/R.W. Johnson Medical School, 2007
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, UNC Wake Med
Daniel Forsha
M.D. University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2007
Cardiology Fellowship, Duke
Sarah Hart-Unger
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2007
Endocrine Fellowship, Duke
Masanori Hayashi
M.D. Keio Gijuku Daigaku Igakubu, 2005
BMT Hospitalist at Duke
Talal Mousallem
M.D. American University of Beirut, 2003
AI Fellowship, Duke
Matthew Pepper
M.D. University of Michigan Medical School, 2007
Jeffers & Mann Pediatrics, Clayton
Benjamin Rattray
M.D. Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, 2007
NICU Fellowship, Duke
Silvia Rho
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2007
DRH Hospitalist, SCN
Alison Sweeney
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine, 2007
Chief Resident
Rachel Vinson
M.D. Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University, 2007
DRH Hospitalist, SCN
Katherine Watson
M.D. - Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
General Pediatrics in Washington, DC

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Class of 2009
Margaret Adair
M.D. University of Tennessee College of Medicine
M.B.A. University of Mississippi
B.S. Christian Brothers University
Allergy/Immunology, Colorado
 
Staci Arnold
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine
M.B.A. Fuqua School of Business
B.S. Spelman College
Hospitalist, Duke BMT, Full Academic Position
Alexandra Bentley
M.D. University of Maryland School of Medicine
B.S. Duke University
Duke Faculty - DRH Hospitalist
Julie Cernanec
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine
B.S. Duke University
Cleveland Clinic Hospitalist
Diana Dolinsky
M.D. Washington University
B.S. Duke University
Duke Faculty, Combined Primary Care Faculty / ICGME Obesity Fellowship
Lisa Drinker
M.D. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Pennsylvania State University
B.S. Ursinus College
Duke Neonatology Fellow
Brian Eichner
M.D. State University of New York School at Buffalo School of Medicine
B.S. Duke University
Duke Faculty, Primary Care Faculty
Khalil El-Chammas
M.D. American University of Beirut
B.S. American University of Beirut
GI Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Jill Fahrner
M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
B.A. Washington University, 1998
Genetics Fellowship at Johns Hopkins
Prem Fort
M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine
B.S. University of North Carolina
DRH Hospitalist Specialist
Melissa Hendricks
M.D. State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine
B.S. University of Rochester
Chief Resident, Full-Time Academic Position
Edward Johnson
M.D. Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
B.S  Johnson C. Smith University, 2002
Full Academic Position, Group Practice - Greenville, SC
Jason Johnson
M.D. Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
B.S. Louisiana State University
Duke Pediatrics Cardiology Fellow
Laurie (McGregor) McWilliams
M.D. Georgetown University School of Medicine
B.S. Rochester Institute of Technology
Duke Allergy/Immunology Fellow
Patrice Richardson
M.D. - Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
B.S. - Howard University
Private Practice with Neil Cathcart in Henderson, NC
Kevin Watt
M.D. University of North Carolina School of Medicine
B.S. The University of the South
Duke PICU Fellow
Class of 2008
Sarah Bartz
M.D. University of Michigan
Chief Resident, Duke Pediatric Residency Program 08-09
Alison Chapman
M.D. Vanderbilt University
Neonatology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins
LaShawnda Doster
M.D. Morehouse School of Medicine
General Pediatrics Practice, Georgia
Christoph Hornik
M.D. Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg
Combined Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care Fellowship, Duke
Edwin Kim
M.D. R.W. Johnson Medical School
Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, Duke
Suzanna Martin
M.D. University of Texas at Houston
Ph.D. University of Texas Biomedical
Moses Cone Pediatrics Emergency Department, Greensboro, NC
Suzanne McGoldrick
M.D. Albert Ludwigs Universitat Freiburg
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Seattle, Washington
Katherine McGoogan
M.D. University of Miami School of Medicine
Pediatric Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition Fellowship, University of Florida
Dorothee Newbern
M.D. Wake Forest University
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Duke
Asha Payne
M.D. Duke University
M.P.H. University of North Carolina
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, DC Children's
Luise Rogg
M.D. University of Texas Southwestern Dallas
Ph.D. Rice University
Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Duke
Erin Wanner
M.D. University of California-San Diego
Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
Danielle Wyant
M.D. University of Massachusetts
Moses Cone Pediatric Emergency Department, Greensboro, NC 08-09
Child Neurology Fellowship, Duke 09-12
Class of 2007
Kemba Baker
M.D. University of Texas, Galveston 
Pediatric Group, Houston, TX
John Bates
M.D. University of Alabama 
General Pediatrics Practice, Union City, TN
Jennifer Durand-Smith
M.D. Baylor College of Medicine 
Cary Pediatric Center, Fuquay-Varina, NC
Sarah Germana   
M.D. Harvard University 
Chief Resident, Duke Pediatric Residency Program 07-08
Rabi Hanna   
M.D. University of Aleppo 
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Joseph Jackson
M.D. University of Virginia 
Hospitalist, Duke 07-08
Pediatrics Nephrology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins 08
Damilola Joseph
M.D. Cornell University 
Emergency Pediatric Medicine, Greensboro, NC
Jimmy Lu
M.D. University of Chicago Pritzer 
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jessalyn Meeks
M.D. Medical College of Georgia 
Children's Medical Group, Atlanta, GA
Jameelah Melton
M.D. Eastern Carolina University 
General Pediatrics, Raleigh, NC
Simone Porter
M.D. Cornell University
M.P.H. Columbia University 
Preventative Medicine Residency, State of Maryland
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
May Slowik
M.D. University of California, San Francisco 
Duke Pediatrics Faculty, Southpoint Clinic
Brian Tinch
M.D. Mercer University 
Hospitalist, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Duke
Shawynte Vertilus
M.P.H. New York Medical College 
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke
Christine Wu
M.D. University of Maryland 
Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
Class of 2006
Syed Ali
M.D. Aga Khan University
Infectious Disease Fellowship, Vanderbilt, TN
Carissa Baker-Smith
M.D. University of Pennsylvania
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke
Malek El Yaman
M.D. American University of Beirut
Pediatric Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, MN
Christopher Fortner
M.D. University of Cincinnati
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship, Duke
Jimmy Lu
M.D. University of Chicago
Pritzer Chief Resident, Duke 06-07
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Nancie McIver
M.D. Mayo Medical and Graduate School
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Duke
Afsaneh Pirzadeh
M.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PICU Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Shilpa Rajagopal
M.D. University of Hong Kong
NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill
Mark Roberts
M.D. Medical University of South Carolina
General Pediatrics with Marion County Medical Center, South Carolina
William Sheehan
M.D. Northwestern University
The Feinberg Allergy-Immunology Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
May Slowik
M.D. University of California at San Francisco
Pediatric Chief Resident, Duke 06-07
Jessica Sun
M.D. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Hospitalist, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Duke
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Duke
Edwin Williamson
M.D. Columbia University
Psychiatry Resident, University of California at San Francisco
Sara Winchester
M.D. University of Virginia
Hospitalist, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Duke
Pediatric Neurology Fellowship, Duke
Class of 2005
Annette Ansong
M.D. Howard University School of Medicine 
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke
Jeremy Baker
M.D. University of Florida 
Duke Faculty
Scott Bailey
M.D. West Virginia University School of Medicine 
Burlington Pediatrics, Private Practice
Terry Dixon
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine 
Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Duke
Rima Jarrah
M.D. University of North Carolina Medical School 
PICU Fellowship, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Rob Lenfestey
M.D. University of North Carolina Medical School
NICU Fellowship, Duke
Emili Mack
M.D. University of North Carolina Medical School 
Time off
Nathalie Maitre
M.D. Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine 
NICU Fellowship, UNC-Chapel Hill
Zainab Malik
M.D. Aga Khan University 
Pediatric ID Fellowship, Albert Einstein-Montefiore
George Manousos
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine 
DRH Hospitalist
Karin Minter
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine 
Burlington Pediatrics, Private Practice
Celeste Morley
M.D. Harvard University
ID Fellowship, Washington University St. Louis Children's
Mahesh Netravali
M.D. University of New York at Syracuse College of Medicine 
Allergy-Immunology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Shefali Parmar
M.D.  
Year off followed by Anesthesia Residency at Duke
Erica Peterson
M.D. Duke University School of Medicine 
Community Med-Peds Preactice, Half Moon Bay
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Class of 2004
Jane Ballet
M.D. University of Cincinnati   
Dermatology Residency, Duke
Erica Berger
M.D. University of Wisconsin 
Private Practice, Wisconsin
Debra (Gemza) Best
M.D. Northwestern University 
Private Practice, Raleigh
Millicent Booker
M.D. University of North Carolina 
Private Practice
Kathleen Greaney
M.D. University of Maryland-New Jersey 
Private Practice
Jill Helphinstine
M.D. Indiana University School of Medicine 
Academic Peds Faculty, Indiana University
Michelle Kuperminc
M.D. New York Medical College 
Hospitalist, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Duke
Syndey (Partin) Primis
M.D. University of North Carolina 
Critical Care Fellowship, Duke
Hermant Sharma
M.D. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 
Allergy-Immunology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins
P. Brian Smith
M.D. Mercer University 
Neonatology Fellowship, Duke
Bhavya Trivedi
M.D. University of Miami 
Cardiology Fellowship, Duke
Stephanie Wallace
M.D. Yale University 
Adolescent Fellowship, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Robin (Ackerman) Zenick
M.D. University of Rochester 
Private Practice, Wake Teen