Neonatal Intensive Care Unit | Clinical Fellows

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 First Year Fellows

 
   

Alejandra Barrero-Castillero, MD, MPH

Dr. Barrero Castillero, Ale, completed her pediatric residency training at Stanford with a clinical research scholarly concentration. A native of Mexico, she obtained her medical degree from the Universidad Anahuac Escuela de Medicine and a Masters in Public Health from Boston University. She is interested in Health Services Research with a focus on health disparities and vulnerable populations.

 

   

Bridget DiPrisco

Dr. DiPrisco completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth Col-lege where she obtained a Bachelor of Art in Biology and Spanish. She obtained her MD from New York University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is interested in clinical research and quality improvement.

 

   

Cicely Fadel, MD, PhD

Dr. Fadel graduated with a Bachelor of Art in Cellular and Molecular Bi-ology from University of Virginia. She obtained her MD and a PhD in Neuroscience from Yale University and completed her pediatric residency training in DC Children’s National where she also served as chief resident. She is interested in innovative biologically inspired engineering applications as they pertain to disease modeling.

 

   

Jonathan Levin, MD

Dr. Levin completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Computational Biology. He obtained his MD from Yale University and completed his residency training at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. He is in-terested in Health Services Research with a focus on long term pulmonary outcomes. 

   

Elizabeth Taglauer, MD, PhD

Dr. Taglauer received her undergraduate degree in Cell and Molecu-lar Biology from Missouri State University. She obtained a MD and PhD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency training at Tufts Medical Center. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Trinity College Dublin and Ro-tunda Maternity Hospital in Ireland. Her research interest is in pla-cental biology and neonatal outcomes.

 

   

Fotios Spyropoulos

Dr. Spyropoulos completed his pediatric residency training in the University of Iowa Hospital. A native of Greece, Fotios obtained his medical degree from the University of Athens. He is interested in translational research in the field of developmental origins of health and disease.

 

 

Second Year Fellows

Newborn_Susanne Chock 

Susanne Hay

Dr. Hay received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Harvard University and her MD from Columbia University. She completed her residency training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. She is interested in Health Services Research and plans to pursue a Master's degree in Public Health.


 
 
     
 Brian Kalish

Brian Kalish

Dr. Kalish completed his undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health. He obtained his MD from Harvard Medical School and trained as a pediatric resident in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. He is entering the fellowship on the accelerated research pathway, and his research interests focus on brain metabolism during development and injury.

 
 Newborn_Carmen Monthe-Dreze  

Carmen Monthe-Dreze


Dr. Monthe-Dreze graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Psychology from Swarthmore College, and obtained her MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She completed her pediatric residency training in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, and she worked as a neonatal hospitalist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is interested in clinical and translational research that focuses on neonatal interventions and outcomes.

 
 Newborn_Amy O'Connell  

Amy O'Connell

Dr. O’Connell completed her undergraduate studies at Merrimack College where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. She received her combined MD/PhD degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Vermont. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and spent a neonatal hospitalist year at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research interest is in Developmental Immunology.


 
 Newborn_Marianna Parker

Marianna Parker

Dr. Parker graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and obtained her MD from St. George’s University of London. She completed her pediatric residency in the Massachusetts General Hospital training program, and she is interested in medical education and clinical research.

 
 Newborn_Matt Smith-Raska  

Matt Smith-Raska

Dr. Smith-Raska graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, and he received his MD and a PhD in Immunology from Columbia University. He completed his pediatric residency training at the University of California, Los Angeles on the Physician-Scientist path, and he is interested in Genomics with a focus on the role of noncoding parts of the genome in disease.

 
 

Third Year Fellows

 
 Newborn_Asimenia Angelidou  

Asimenia Angelidou

Dr. Angelidou graduated with an MD and a PhD in Immunopharmacology from the University of Athens, Greece. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Theoharis Theoharides at Tufts University School of Medicine, and pursued her pediatric residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern. She has published extensively in the field of Immunology and is interested in continuing basic science research centered on innate immunity and neurodevelopmental outcomes.

 
 Newborn_Katherine Bell  

Katherine Bell

Dr. Bell completed her undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Biophysical Chemistry. She obtained her MD from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Bell completed her pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland where she also served as Chief Resident. She is interested in clinical and translational research pertaining to fetal and neonatal growth, nutritional interventions, and outcomes.

 
 Newborn_Paulomi Mehta  

Paulomi Mehta


Dr. Mehta graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biophysics from Johns Hopkins University, and she obtained her MD from the University of Arkansas. During medical school, she participated in a one-year fellowship at the Clinical Research Training Program of the National Institutes of Health. She completed her pediatric residency training at Yale New Haven Hospital, and she is interested in clinical and translational research pertaining to neonatal interventions and outcomes.


 
 Newborn_Emily Whitesel

Emily Whitesel

Dr. Whitesel completed her undergraduate studies at Vassar College, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry. She obtained her MD from Harvard Medical School and completed her pediatric residency training at Columbia New York. She served as a NICU hospitalist at UCSF for the year preceding her fellowship. She is interested in clinical research and translational research with a focus on lung injury.

 
 Newborn_Monica Wojcik  

Monica Wojcik


Dr. Wojcik received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, where she majored in Chemistry with a certificate in French Language and Literature. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School, and completed her residency training at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics where she worked on a quality improvement project involving newborn screening. She is interested in genetics and metabolism, and is pursuing a combined fellowship in Neonatology and Medical Genetics. She is interested in applying emerging technologies to genetic studies.


 
 Newborn_Juan Matute


Juan Matute

Dr. Matute received his MD from the Universidad de Antioquia in Colombia, where he earned multiple honor scholarships and was one of the top students at the state and national levels in his medicine qualifying examinations. Following medical school, he completed a three-year research fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, during which time he played the leading role in identifying a new genetic subgroup of chronic granulomatous disease. Dr. Matute pursued his residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center.  During fellowship, he is studying intestinal inflammation under Dr. Richard Blumberg’s mentorship and through his participation in the Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP).

 


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