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Faculty Interests

  • Ahmed, Sana Roohi M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Andreae, Margie Clare M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric dermatology.

  • Balogh, Linda Marie M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Adult Medicine and Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventive medicine, and women's health.

  • Branford, Greta Loren M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist

  • Burrows, Heather Lee Ph.D., M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Clark, Sarah J. M.P.H.


  • Research Interests: Ms. Clark has more than ten years of experience in both quantitative and qualitative pediatric health services research studies. Trained in health behavior/health education at the University of North Carolina, Ms. Clark contributes expertise in instrument design, behavior change theory, and qualitative research methods. Her previous work has included studies of the attitudes and practices of immunization providers, evaluation of Medicaid policies and programs, and evaluation of changes in health care delivery.

  • Davis, Matthew Mason M.D., M.A.P.P.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Adult Medicine and Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Health and wellness promotion; asthma; adolescent care.
    Research Interests: Dr. Davis is the Director of the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. To find out more about the Poll and download reports and podcasts, go to National Poll on Children's Health Web site. Dr. Davis's research interests also include the dynamic of health behaviors within family; health policy; access to care; adolescent risk behaviors; and immunizations.

  • Davis, Pamela Braun M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist

  • Dickson, Alison Lea M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Dombkowski, Kevin J. DrPH


  • Research Interests: Dr. Dombkowski is a health services researcher who conducts research on the timeliness and completeness of childhood immunizations, pediatrics asthma management, and influenza vaccination among children with high-risk conditions. He has extensive experience with the design, development, and implementation of health care information systems, especially immunization registries and administrative claims data systems. Prior to joining the research faculty at the University of Michigan, Dr. Dombkowski devoted 17 years in private consulting supporting the information management needs of health care systems, managed care organizations, and public health agencies throughout the United States.

  • Engert, Susan Florence M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Child development, preventive medicine, childhood vaccines and quality assurance.

  • Ferry, Nancy  N.P.

  • Freed, Gary Lee M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventive care and immunizations.
    Research Interests: Health services, health policy, health economics, physician behavior, physician decision making, immunization, and breast-feeding.

  • Gessner, Lynn Michelle M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent medicine and asthma in childhood.

  • Glamann, Jennifer Amanda 

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Clinical interests include newborn care, breastfeeding support, child development, adolescent care, and treatment of constipation, and injury prevention
    Research Interests: Research interests include improving well child examination rates.

  • Goodson, Stephanie Lynn M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Care of hospitalized patients and provide consultation services to community physicians taking care of children.
    Research Interests: Hyperbilirubinemia, Resident and student education.

  • Hakim, Mark Nabeel M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Adult Medicine and Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventive health, community medicine, quality improvement, and resident education

  • Hammer, Lisa Kay Arel M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Primary care pediatrics, newborn care and breastfeeding support.

  • Hanauer, David Alan M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Harte, Kelly Marie M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: General pediatrics

  • Joiner, Terence Alan M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Asthma, attenion deficit disorder, sports medicine and adolescent health.
    Research Interests: Asthma and underserved health.

  • Kahn, Jason Henning Ley M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Adult Medicine & Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventive and Urgent Care for the whole family. Men's Health.

  • Kasa-Vubu, Josephine Z M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Endocrinology
    Clinical Interests: General Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetology, Menstrual Cycle Disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Athlete Triad, and Multidisciplinary Approach to Intersex Disorders.
    Research Interests: Childhood Obesity and Endocrine Disruptions related to Energy balance.

  • Kileny, Sharon  M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Newborn care, asthma, asthma, and adolescent health.

  • Kochhar, Paramjeet Kaur M.D., M.B.B.S.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Behavioral pediatrics and patient education, and adolescents.

  • Krieger, Kristen Arlene M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Clinical Interests: Rheumatologic diseases and preventive medicine for adults and children.

  • Lancaster, Blake Mark Ph.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Psychology
    Behavioral Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Pediatric sleep problems, toileting issues, eating difficulties, ADHD assessment and treatment, academic problems, general pediatric behavior problems, compliance issues, child & adolescent anxiety and depression
    Research Interests: Chronic disease treatment adherence, behavioral pediatrics, use of technology to improve adherence, evidence-based treatments

  • Lancaster, Jill Alina M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Lancaster's clinical interests include preventative medicine.

  • Langlois, Debra Marie M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: newborn care, pediatric dermatology, and child advocacy

  • Ledesai, Thuy B M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Clinical Interests: Infectious disease, health maintenance issues in adults, teen and children, women's health issues and gynecological examination, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and preventative care.

  • Lukela, Michael Paklin M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    General Medicine
    Clinical Interests: His areas of clinical interest include patient safety, pulmonary medicine, and epidemiology. He is also interested in promoting/developing resident education and teaching.

  • Macy, Michelle Lea M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Clinical Interests: Dr. Macy's clinical interests include improving asthma care for children and providing health education to parents and children seeking emergency care.
    Research Interests: Dr. Macy's research interests focus on optimizing emergency department and hospital resource utilization in the care of children; and the role of observation medicine to improve efficiency and reduce costs of pediatric acute care.

  • Madison-Williams, Julia Elizabeth M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Adolescent medicine and newborn care.

  • Meddings, Jennifer Ann M.D., M.Sc.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    General Internal Medicine
    Clinical Interests: As a physician trained in internal medicine and pediatrics, she is interested in preventive health care, chronic disease (particularly diabetes mellitus) and transitions of care (from pediatrics to internal medicine, and from inpatient to outpatient care).
    Research Interests: Impact of quality improvement programs (including pay-for-performance and patient safety initiatives) upon the care of patients with complex chronic disease

  • Mohammed, Layla Sadiq M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    General Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Medical home for children with special health care needs.

  • Musci, Adrienne T M.D., M.S.W.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Medically fragile patients with multiple medical problems, adolecent gynecology, newborn care, breast feeding and lactation support and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

  • Noble, Jill Anne M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventive medicine and health maintenance.

  • Northway, Rebecca Michelle M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Clinical Interests: Sports Medicine

  • O'Donnell, Kimberly Susan M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Clinical Interests: Family-centered Adult and Pediatric Care
    Research Interests: Medical education

  • Odetola, Folafoluwa Olutobi M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Clinical Interests: Care of critically ill children.
    Research Interests: Distribution of critical care resources for children; effective use of health care technology in critically ill children; and pediatric critical care outcomes.

  • Orringer, Kelly Abraham M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    General Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: I have a special clinical interest in nutrition and obesity, dermatology, sports medicine and newborn care.
    Research Interests: I have done cross cultural research and am currently interested in obesity and migrant farmworker health.

  • Park, Stephen Matthew M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Research Interests: resident education

  • Prosser, Lisa  Ph.D.


  • Research Interests: Dr. Prosser's research focuses on economic evaluation and public preferences for children's health interventions. Her recent research projects include evaluations of childhood vaccinations and newborn screening programs.

  • Raheja, Aarti  M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Newborn care, preventative care, and asthma.

  • Rao, Shanti  M.B.B.S., D.C.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Asthma, breast feeding and nutritional issues and behavior and development

  • Ruiz, Cynthia Ann M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Primary Care Pediatrics

  • Sachdev, Namita  M.D.

  • Specialty: Hospitalist
    Clinical Interests: Preventive medicine and medical education. Infectious diseases

  • Sandvig, Sara Jane M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics

  • Seyfried, Jeanne Marie M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Well child care, breastfeeding, sports medicine, and asthma.

  • Swindell, Sharon Louise M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Childhood lead poisoning and child advocacy.

  • Tarini, Beth Anne M.D., M.S.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Preventative Care
    Research Interests: Newborn Screening, Genetic Testing

  • Woolford, Susan Jennifer M.D., M.P.H.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    General Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Obesity prevention and treatment
    Research Interests: Childhood obesity; Physician-patient communication regarding health behavior change; Health Services Research

  • Zickafoose, Joseph Scott M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Primary care and general inpatient pediatrics Global child health and international adoption
    Research Interests: The effects of Medicaid and other social policies on child health outcomes and physician practices.

  • Zirngibl, Gwendolyn Rose M.D.

  • Specialty: Pediatrics
    Clinical Interests: Clinical interests include developmental pediatrics, preventative care and the clinical evaluation of students and residents