Neonatology Fellowship Meet Our Fellows :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Meet Our Neonatology Fellows

Julie Dillard, MD

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Research/Scholarly Project: TBD
Mentor: TBD
Interests outside of fellowship: travel, outdoor activities, spending time with family  
Fellowship Dates: 2017-2020

Avante Milton, MD

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Medical School:  University of Cincinnati 
Research/ Scholarly Project: TBD
Mentor: TBD
Interests outside of fellowship: Spending time with my family, OSU football, going to dinner or to the movies, board games. 
Fellowship Dates: 2017-2020

Leeann Pavlek, MD

Hometown: North Olmsted, OH
Medical School:  Northeast Ohio Medical University 
Research/Scholarly Project: TBD
Mentor: TBD
Interests outside of fellowship: Spending time with my boyfriend and family, exercise, hiking, shopping, trying new restaurants/breweries 
Fellowship Dates: 2017-2020

Maria Ferrara, MDMaria Ferrara, MD

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Medical School: The University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Research/ Scholarly Project: Translational research measuring antimicrobial peptide expression in neonatal urine and its utility as a diagnostic marker for neonatal UTIs
Mentor: Brian Becknell, MD, PhD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Travel, hiking, skiing, reading
Fellowship Dates: 2016-2019

 

Regan, DOChris Regan, DO

Hometown: Denver, CO
Medical School: Rocky Vista University COM
Research/ Scholarly Project: Role of the ErbB family in the activation of EGF/EGFR signaling pathway, leading to vascular remodeling in hypoxia induced pulmonary hypertension
Mentor: Leif Nelin, MD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Spending time with my wife and kids, running, skiing, camping, hiking, trying new restaurants and breweries
Fellowship Dates: 2016-2019

 

Hevil Shah, MDHevil Shah, MD

Hometown: Auburn, GA
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Research/ Scholarly Project: Dysphagia and motility disorders research with the Neonatal and Infant Feeding Disorders Program
Mentor: Sudarshan Jadcherla, MD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Spending time with the wife, traveling around the world, taking photographs, watching movies, trying new places to eat
Fellowship Dates: 2016-2019

 

Brianna BertoniC. Briana Bertoni, MD

Hometown: Owego, New York
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
Research/ Scholarly Project: A Quality Improvement Based Approach to Improving Resident Resuscitation Skills in the Delivery Room and NICU
Mentor: Tom Bartman, MD, PhD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Family, my dogs, exercise, soccer, snowboarding
Fellowship Dates: 2015-2018

 

Kristopher RosburgKristopher (K.C.) Rosburg, MD

Hometown: Fountain Hills, Arizona
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Research/ Scholarly Project: The role of the Src Family Tyrosine Kinases in endothelial apoptosis associated with acute lung injury 
Mentor: Leif Nelin, MD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Watching movies, reading, hiking, mountain biking and discovering new restaurants/places in Columbus
Fellowship Dates: 2015-2018

 

Kristen Benninger, MDKristen Benninger, MD

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Research/ Scholarly Project: The spectrum and neurodevelopmental outcomes of intracranial venous thrombosis and infarction in infants and children
Mentor: Nathalie Maitre, MD
Interests outside of fellowship:  Buckeye football, running, reading, Brutus, exploring new restaurants and breweries, Urban Meyer, Script Ohio 
Fellowship Dates: 2015-2018

Contact Us

If you need more information or have questions about the Neonatology Fellowship, please contact:

Diana Crenshaw
Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: (614) 722.4559
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