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Natalie Davis
Fellowship Alumni - Natalie David 1Dr. Natalie Davis received her medical degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed her pediatrics residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), following which she served as Chief Resident. During her time in the Fellowship Program, Dr. Davis worked with Boston Children’s Hospital neonatologist and pulmonologist Dr. Lawrence Rhein on clinical research projects examining the oximetry phenotypes of preterm neonates, and on a clinical trial of home oxygen weaning strategies in former preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. While in her second year of fellowship, she was admitted to the Harvard Catalyst Scholars in Clinical Science Program and received her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School in 2013. Dr. Davis graduated from the Fellowship Program in 2013, and is now an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.


Liza Konnikova

Fellowship Alumni - Liza KonnikovaDr. Liza Konnikova received her MD/PhD degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, and completed her pediatric residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. During her fellowship, Dr. Konnikova pursued translational research under the mentorship of Harvard neonatologist Dr. Camilla Martin and gastroenterologist Dr. Steve, Freedman at Beth Israel Medical Center. Her work focused on understanding the connection between intestinal microbiome and onset neonatal disease, including necrotizing enterocolitis and chronic lung disease. Dr. Konnikova graduated from the Fellowship Program in 2013, and is currently an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Neonatologist at Beverly Hospital.


Sagori Mukhopadhyay

Fellowship Alumni - Sagori MukhopadhyayDr. Sagori Mukhopadhyay graduated in 2013, having served as Co-Chief Fellow in the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program during her senior year. She received her medical degree from Burdwan University, India, and completed her pediatric residency at Sawai Man Singh Medical College, India, and the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Mukhopadhyay pursued neonatal sepsis related clinical research under the mentorship of Dr. Karen Puopolo, MD, PhD during her fellowship. Her work focused on assessment of early onset screening guidelines, with a view to improving screening protocols and decreasing futile evaluations. She was awarded the Von L. Meyer Award to further support this work. In 2013, Dr. Mukhopadhyay successfully defended her thesis in the Harvard Catalyst Scholars in Clinical Science Program and completed her Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School. Currently, Dr. Mukhopadhyay is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Neonatologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


Ruggero Spadafora

Fellowship Alumni - Ruggero SpadaforaDr. Ruggero Spadafora completed his medical school and pediatric residency at the University of Pavia, Italy. He worked for three years as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Donna Ferriero at the University of California, San Francisco, where he investigated the effects of hypoxia-ischemia on endogenous neural stem cells in a rat model of neonatal stroke. During Dr. Spadafora’s fellowship, he undertook basic research in epigenetics under the mentorship of Harvard scientist Dr. Yang Shi, with whom he studied a potential pathway of demethylation in a primary culture of neurons and the epigenetic marks of inheritance in C. elegans. Currently, Dr. Spadafora is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an attending at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.


Kate Sparger

Fellowship Alumni - Kate SpargerDr. Kate Sparager graduated in 2013, having served as Co-Chief Fellow in the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program during her senior year. She received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed a pediatric residency and chief residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. During her fellowship, Dr. Sparger pursued clinical research under the mentorship of Harvard neonatologist and scientist Dr. Martha Sola-Visner, with whom she investigated platelet transfusion practices in the neonatal intensive care unit. Dr. Sparager is currently an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an Attending Neonatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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