Current Faculty & Fellows

 

Faculty:

Robert A. Sinkin, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Neonatology 

Interests: surfactant therapy, regionalization of care, transport medicine
Robert J. Boyle, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics  

Interests: perinatal ethics, neonatal outcomes                       
Jennifer Burnsed, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Interests: neurological outcomes
Karen Fairchild, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Fellowship Program Director

Interests: apnea, dysregulation of breathing, heart rate characteristics and infection, therapeutic hypothermia
John Kattwinkel, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

Interests: apnea, cardiorespiratory predictive monitoring
David A. Kaufman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Interests: fungal infections, fungal resistance patterns, capillary leak syndrome
Alix Paget-Brown, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Medical Director, Newborn Emergency Transport              

Interests: chronic lung disease, neonatal lung physiology, transport medicine
Jonathan R. Swanson, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Newborn Intensive Care Unit 

Interests: quality improvement, intestinal physiology and disease
Brooke Vergales, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Program Director

Interests: quality improvement, apnea of prematurity
Santina Zanelli, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Interests: hypoxic-ischemic brain injury

Current Fellows:

Name Year Residency City Email
Andrew Bowe, DO, MSc PGY-7 Greenville Hospital System Greenville, SC acb7x@virginia.edu 
Spencer Rodgers, MD PGY-6 University of Tennessee Chattanooga, TN sr2wj@virginia.edu
Manisha Patel, MD PGY-6 University of Maryland  Baltimore, MD mp4fb@virginia.edu
Matthew Harer, MD PGY-5 University of Wisconsin Madison, WI mwh9g@virginia.edu
Andrew Berenz, MD PGY-4 University of Virginia  Charlottesville, VA ajb8ta@virginia.edu 
Brynne Sullivan, MD  PGY-4  University of Virginia  Charlottesville, VA bsa4m@virginia.edu  
Jameel Winter, MD  PGY-4  University of Virginia  Charlottesville, VA jjw2c@virginia.edu