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Meet the Fellows

Current Fellows

Katherine Bean, MD

Katherine Bean, MD (2020-2023)

  • Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Research: Significance of social determinants of health on usage and impact of smart phone app in a NICU
Tonia Branche, MD, MPH

Tonia Branche, MD, MPH (2020-2023)

  • Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Research: Racial disparities in infant mortality among preterm infants with congenital heart defects
Ashley Kimble, MD

Ashley Kimble, MD (2020-2023)

  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Research: Determining the Impact of miR-17-92 Haploinsufficiency on Cardiac Development and Function
Anne Smazal, MD

Anne Smazal, MD (2020-2023)

  • Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Research: Preterm infant body composition in association with preterm human milk composition in conditions of maternal overweight and obesity
Christina Yoojin Kim, MD

Christina Yoojin Kim, MD (2021-2024)

  • Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Michael Reisfeld, MD

Michael Reisfeld, MD (2021-2024)

  • Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Blair Simon, MD

Blair Simon, MD (2021-2024)

  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Rachel Weinstein, MD

Rachel Weinstein, MD (2021-2024)

  • Medical School: Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Cameron Boyd, MD

Cameron Boyd, MD (2022-2025)

  • Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Imran Ilahi, DO

Imran Ilahi, DO (2022-2025)

  • Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York City, NY
  • Residency: Goryeb Children's Hospital, Morristown, NJ
John Mascari, MD

John Mascari, MD (2022-2025)

  • Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
  • Residency: Rady Children's Hospital/University of California San Diego
Spencer Millen, MD

Spencer Millen, MD (2022-2025)

  • Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  • Residency: National Capital Consortium, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Lucy Rubin, MD

Lucy Rubin, MD (2022-2025)

  • Medical School: Tufts University Baystate Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Incoming Fellows

Past Fellows

First Position After Graduation

Ivana Brajkovic, MD (2019-2022): Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Jacqueline Meadow, MD (2019-2022): Faculty, University of Michigan Health System

Rianna Riffle, MD (2019-2022): Faculty, NorthShore University Health System, Illinois

Dan York, MD (2019-2022): Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

Ryan Carpenter, MD (2018-2021): Advanced Training, Cardiology Fellowship, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Maxwell Mathias, MD (2018-2021): Neonatology Faculty, Oklahoma University, Oklahoma City, OK

Monti Sharma, MD (2018-2021): Pulmonology Fellow and Neonatology Faculty, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 

Davlyn Tillman, MD (2018-2021): Neonatology Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Aaron Weiss, MD (2017-2020): Instructor in Neonatology , Nemours Children’s Hospital, Orlando, FL

Kendall Ulbrich, MD (2017-2020): Instructor, Northshore Health Systems, Evanston, IL

Katie Hanson, MD (2017-2020): Instructor, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Andrew Franklin, MD (2016-2019): Clinical Assistant Professor, Northshore Health Systems, Evanston, IL

Stephanie Marshall, MD (2016-2019): Instructor in Neonatology, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Kshama Shah, MD, MPH, MA (2016-2019): Instructor, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Bimal Chaudhari, MD, MPH (2015-2018): Faculty, Genetics & Neonatology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Gaston Ofman, MD (2015-2018): Neonatology Faculty, Oklahoma University School of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Susan Slattery Chioffe, MD (2015-2018): Instructor in Neonatology and Autonomic Medicine, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Jill Chang, MD (2014-2017): Instructor in Neonatology, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Justyna Grothaus, MD (2014-2017): Assistant Professor in Neonatology, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Suzanne Suprenant, MD (2014-2017): Adjunct Assistant Professor UNC-Chapel Hill and Attending Neonatologist Mission Health, Asheville, NC

Rakhee Bowker, MD (2013-2016): Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Shayna Hibbs, MD (2013-2016): Assistant Professor in Neonatology, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Grace Lin, MD (2013-2016): Attending Neonatologist, Pediatrix Medical Group of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Rachel Purdy-Heilman, MD (2013-2016): Attending Physician, Newborn Care Partners, Miwaukee, Wisconsin

Sushmita Yallapragada, MD (2012-2015): Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Arika Gupta, MD (2012-2015): Assistant Professor in Neonatology, Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL

Silena Chapman, MD (2012-2015): Attending Physician, U.S. Naval Hospital, Okinawa, Japan

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