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Department of Pediatrics

Quillen College of Medicine

Pediatric Department Faculty Directory A - Z

FACULTY

Alshunnaq, Dina, MD | Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics  (patient care site) 

Anand, Rajani, MD | Professor | Cardiology (patient care site)

Babcock, Brandon, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Bharti, Des, MD | Professor | Neonatology (patient care site)

Cruz, Abigail, MD | Assistant Professor | Hem/Onc 

Dodd, Will, MD |  Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics  (patient care site)

Ford, George A. MD, MS | Assistant Professor | Endocrinology (patient care site)

Gibson, Jennifer, MD  | Associate Professor | General Pediatrics (patient care site)

Hajianpour, MJ, MD, PhD, FACMG | Professor and Chief, Division of Medical Genetics | Genetics 

Hollinger, Shawn, MD | Assistant Professor | Neonatology (patient care site)

Jaishankar, Gayatri Bala, MD | Associate Professor  | General Pediatrics (patient care site)

Johnson, Kiana, PhD, MSEd, MPH | Assistant Professor | Research Information

Justice, Nathan, MD | Assistant Professor |Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Kumar, Varun, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine 

Los, Evan, MD | Assistant Professor | Endocrinology (patient care site)

Lucas, Melinda, MD, MS | Professor | MS-IV Pediatric Clerkship Director | Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Director, Pediatric Sedation Team | Director, Pediatric Transport Team | Pediatric Critical Care (patient care site)

Macariola, Demetrio, MD | Associate Professor  | Director, Division of Pediatrics Infectious Disease (patient care site)

Malkani, Anjali, MD | Professor | Gastroenterology (patient care site)

McGill, Richard, DO | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Mills, Debra, MD | Professor | General Pediatrics (patient care site)

Popescu, Marcela, MD | Associate Professor | Hematology / Oncology (patient care site)

Schetzina, Karen, MD, MPH | Professor | General Pediatrics (patient care site) | Director, Community Pediatrics | Research Information

Schweitzer, John W., MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site) 

Shah, Darshan, MD, FAAP | Associate Professor | Director of Neonatology | Neonatology (patient care site)

Stone, William, PhD | Professor | Director, Pediatric Research | Research Information

Tolliver, Matthew | Assistant Professor | Division of Pediatric Psychology

Tuell, Dawn, MD | Professor | Director of Residency Program | Vice Chair of Pediatric Education | General Pediatrics (patient care site)

Turner, Elizabeth, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site) 

Wattad, Ahmad, MD | Professor | Director of Pediatric Nephrology | Pediatrics Nephrology (patient care site)

Williams, Jackson, MD | Associate Professor | Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Wilt, Andrew Steven MD |  Assistant Professor | Associate Program Director | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine  (patient care site)  

Wood, David L., MD, MPH | Pediatric Chairman | General Pediatrics & Pediatric Adolescent (patient care site)

Xixis, Kathryn, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Neurology (patient care site) 

 

CLINICAL INSTRUCTORS AND PROFESSORS

Professors: 

Stephen Combs, MD | Clinical Professor | General Pediatrics

Martin Olsen, MD | Clinical Professor | Ob Gyn

Andreas Papas, PhD | Adjunct Professor | Nutritional Biochemistry

James Pearson, MD | Clinical Professor | General Pediatrics

Lesli Taylor, MD | Adjunct Professor | General Pediatrics

Assistant Professors:

Angie Allman, PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Psychology

Paul Bischoff, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Pediatrics

Seth Brown, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Emergency Medicine

Bernard Grunstra, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics

John G. Heise, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Adolescent Medicine

Susan Jeansonne, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics

Allen Musil, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Psychiatry

Dianna Puhr, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics

Barbara Smith, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics 

Deborah Thibeault, DSW | Clinical Assistant Professor | Social Work

Jim Thighpen, PharmD | Adjunct Assistant Professor | Pharmacy

Paul Villaneuve, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | Medicine 

Associate Professors:

Martha Bird, MS | Adjunct Associate Professor | Psychiatry

Sandra Castro, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Pediatrics Emergency Medicine

Robert Clemmons, MD| Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics 

Landon Combs, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Margaret Farmer, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Mary Pat Francisco, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Gastroenterology

Thomas Gill, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Mirle Girish, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Pediatrics

Christopher Ledes, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Pediatric Medicine

Donald Lewis, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Thomas Makres, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics 

Marianne Neal, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Pediatrics Radiology

Orville Swarner, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Tedford Taylor, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Jill Wireman, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Instructors:

Katherine Strickland, Dr. Ed. | Clinical Instructor | Educational Leadership

Aimee Whittlesey, NNP | Clinical Instructor | NNP

Angela Willocks, FNP | Clinical Instructor | FNP

Professor Emerita & Emeritus:

 Chastain, David O., MD | Professor Emeritus | Adolescent Medicine 

 Klopfenstein, Kathryn, MD | Professor Emerita | Hematology / Oncology 

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