Faculty

Faculty

Carolyn L. Abitbol, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director Pediatric Dialysis


Farida Ahmed, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Joan E. Alvaranga, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Child Protection Team Physician


Ofelia A. Alvarez, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Sickle Cell Program


Martin Andreansky, M.D., Ph.D.


Director, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Samita Andreansky, PhD


Research Assistant Professor


Floyd Daniel D. Armstrong, Ph.D.


Professor, Pediatrics & Psychology, and Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Mailman Center for Child Development


Andrea M. Assantes, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Eduardo Bancalari, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director Division of Neonatology


Emmalee S. Bandstra, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, UM Perinatal Chemical Addiction Research (CARE) Program


Yong Bao, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Deborah S. Barbouth, M.D.


Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics


Julio C. Barredo, M.D.


Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Toppel Family Professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Director, Children’s Cancer Programs at UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Chair of Pediatrics for Basic Research


Charles R. Bauer, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology, and Psychology
Associate Director, Division of Neonatology
Director, Early Steps (Early Intervention Program)


Lisa L. Baumbach-Reardon


Associate Research Professor
Head, Neurogenetics Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics
Acting Director of Molecular Genetics, Miami GeneCure Diagnostic Laboratory
Research Associate Professor


Julia L. Belkowitz, M.D.


Assistant Regional Dean for Student Affairs



Ann-Britt Bennett, ARNP




Michelle Berkovits, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Gary D. Berkovitz, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Director of Pediatric Endocrine Training Program


Audina M. Berrocal, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Secondary Appointment in the Department of Pediatrics


Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D., Ph.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Director, Mailman Center for Child Development
Director for Population Health Ethics, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
Chair, Pediatric Bioethics Committee, Jackson Memorial Hospital


Stefanie R. Brown, M.D.


Director, Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Training
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Education


Maria M. Buch, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Oneith O. Cadiz, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Ana E. Campo, M.D.


Assistant Dean for Student Services, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director, Medical Student Education, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


G. Patricia P. Cantwell, M.D.


Director of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Manager, US and R, South Florida Task Force II
Pediatric Medical Director, Tilikids


Jayanthi J. Chandar, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Aida I. Chaparro, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Nelson Claure, MSc, PhD


Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Neonatal Pulmonary Research Laboratory


Andrew R. Colin, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary
Co- Director, Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Program


Fernando F. Corrales-Medina, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Anai M. Cuadra, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Susan K. Dandes, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Child Protection Team


Joanna A. Davis, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director Comprehensive Pediatric Hemophilia Treatment Center


Marissa J. DeFreitas, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrologist, Kidney Transplant Program


Teresa Del Moral, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Alan M. Delamater, Ph.D.


Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology
Director, Clinical Psychology


Miguel A. Diego , Ph.D., M.A.


Research Assistant Professor


Monica D. Dowling, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Shahnaz Duara, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


Silvia B. Fajardo Hiriart, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Dora A. Fernandez, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Tiffany M. Field


Director, Touch Research Institute


Robert C. Fifer, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Director of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology


Angelica A. Floren, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Bernard J. Fogel,


Dean Emeritus


Tania D. Fontanez-Nieves, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Lourdes Q. Forster, M.D.


Medical Director-Linda Ray Intervention Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Michael Freundlich, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Lawrence B. Friedman, M.D.


Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics


Marta G. Galarza, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director Intermediate Care Nursery


Ana Garcia, PhD


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Jennifer Garcia, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Rebeca Geffin


Research Assistant Professor


Barry Gelman, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Chair for Education
Director, Pediatric Residency Training
Interim Chief Medical Officer, Holtz Children’s Hospital


Susan Fine Gold , Ed. D.


Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Education


Ivan A. Gonzalez, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Angelique V. Gore, MS




Lisa Gwynn, DO


Director, Pediatric Mobile Clinic
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Julieta P. Hernandez, Ph.D., MSW




Eva Hernandez-Chin, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Eugene R. Hershorin, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director, Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic
Director, Division of General Pediatrics
Associate Chair of Pediatrics for Community Provider Relations
Director – Masters of Pediatrics University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


R. Rodney Howell, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Chair Emeritus, Pediatrics


Tally Hustace, ARNP


Nurse Practitioner, Sickle Cell Disease


Deepak Jain, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Jason F. Jent, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Asumthia S. Jeyapalan, DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Richard E. Kardon, DO


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, JMH Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Laboratory


Chryso P. Katsoufis, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program


Lynn F. Kerdyk, Ph.D.


Adjunct Assistant Professor


Safdar S. Khan, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Carolyn M. Kienstra, M.D.


Assistant Professor


Gary I. Kleiner, M.D., Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Surgery


Raghad Koutouby, M.D.




Walter F. Lambert, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director, UM Child Protection Team


Amber H. Langshaw, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Pedro H. Lluberes Villalba, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Ann I. Londono, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Roberto F. Lopez-Alberola, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Neurology Division


David A. Ludwig, Ph.D.


Professor of Pediatrics


Elana Mansoor


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Program Coordinator, Families First Network


Donna Maturo, ARNP




Kunjana Mavunda, M.D., MPH




Catherine A. McConnell, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Heather J. McCrea, M.D., Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurosurgeon


Craig A. McKeown, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology


Gwenn E. McLaughlin, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Chief Quality & Safety Officer, Holtz Children’s Hospital


Ana Maria Melero, ARNP


Clinical Coordinator


Sarah E. Messiah, Ph.D., M.P.H.


Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Research Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences


Tracie L. Miller, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Director of the Division of Clinical Research
Associate Chair of Pediatrics for Clinical Research
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences


Lynn W. Miskiel, A, SLP




Charles D. Mitchell, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Cecilia V. Morales, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Glenn Morrison, M.D.


Professor Emeritus of Clinical Neurological Surgery


Connie E. Morrow


Research Associate Professor, Associate Director, Perinatal CARE Program


Michael A. Nares, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Ruby Natale


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Cristina T. Navarrete, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Bich M. Nguyen, M.D., MPA


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Audrey Ofir, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Ambulatory Pediatrics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Director, Continuity Clinic, Pediatric Residency Program, Jackson Memorial Hospital


Savita Pahwa, M.D.




Maria Peinado, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Asha B. Pillai, M.D.


Associate Professor – Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology


Antonello Podda, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program


Sheah L. Rarback, RD, MS


Director of Nutrition Mailman Center for Child Development


Jennifer A. Reichbach, ARNP, DNP




Arielle C. Rigaud-Riveira, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Delia M. Rivera Hernandez, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Eliot R. Rosenkranz, M.D.


Professor of Surgery


Paolo Rusconi, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatric
Medical Director Pediatric Heart Transplant and Cardiac Failure


Janine E. Sanchez, M.D.


Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Diabetes Program


Satinder K. Sandhu, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory


Lawrence A. Schachner, M.D.


Stiefel Laboratories Professor and Chair Emeritus of Dermatology
Senior Associate Dean and Executive Director of Development
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric Dermatology


Judith L. Schaechter, M.D.


Director, Injury Free Coalition for Kids – Miami
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Pediatrics


Gwendolyn B. Scott, M.D.


Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Clinical Scientists Training Program


Wacharee Seeherunvong, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Tossaporn Seeherunvong, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Gennaro Selvaggi, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery


Jon A. Shaw, M.D.


Professor and Chief, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


Lesley J. Smith, M.D.


Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Mary C. Sokoloski, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Electrophysiology


Juan P. Solano, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Ilene R. Sosenko, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Neonatology/AssociateDirector for Clinical Development & Outreach
Director of Fellowship Training Program
Medical Director, Jackson North Newborn Service


Stephen J. Stricker


Director of Pediatric Orthopaedics, JMMC


Wendy Sulc


Research Assistant Professor


Sethuraman Swaminathan, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Cardiology


Mohammad A. Tamer, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Clerkship Director


Seth R. Thaller, M.D., DM.D.


Professor of Surgery


Winsome S. Thompson, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Sujata Tipnis, M.D., MPH




Maritza Torres, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Nicole S. Torres, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Supamit Ukarapong, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Dina K. Varon, DDS




Maribeth Velasco, ARNP




Melissa Vick, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Fernando E. Vilella-Hernandez, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Trauma Surgeon
Joint Replacement Surgery of the Hip and Knee


Lilliana Villegas, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Richard S Weisman


Director, Florida Poison Center – Miami
Associate Professor of Research


Donna E. Wiener, M.D.


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Silvia Willumsen , R.N.


Pediatric Bone Marrow Coordinator


Shu Wu, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Gwen R. Wurm, M.D.


Director, Division of Community Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Clinicial Pediatrics


Karen C. Young, M.D.


Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


Wendou Yu,




Claudia M. Zuluaga, PT


Physical Therapist