Pediatric Neurology Residency Current Residents :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Meet Our Neurology Residents/Fellows

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow

Amanda Berger-Weber, DO 

Amanda Berger

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Dual Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Neurology Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI

  • Presentations:

    • Copenheaver D, Berger-Weber A. Postpartum Depression Screening in the Ambulatory Pediatric Setting.  Presented at:  American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Spring Conference; 2013 April 25-28.  Columbus, OH.

    • Berger A.  Screening for Postpartum Depression At Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hilltop Clinic:  An Administrative Project.  Presented at: American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Spring Conference; 2011 April 7-10.  Pittsburgh, PA. and Central Ohio Patient Safety Conference; 2011 April 15.  Columbus, OH.

Neurology Fellows

Sunjay Nunley, MD - Child Neurology 3rd Year and Chief Resident 

Sunjay Nunley

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

  • Publications:

    • Nunley S, Ghosh D. Teaching NeuroImages: MRI findings in carbamoyl phosphate synthetase 1 deficiency. Neurology. 2015 May 5;84(18):e138-9.

 

 

Natalie Gillson, MD - Child Neurology 3rd Year

Natalie Gillson

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

  • Publications:

    • Cartwright MS, Mayans DR, Gillson NA, Griffin LP, Walker FO. Nerve cross-sectional area in extremes of age. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Jun;47(6):890-3.

    • Gillson N, Weisleder P, Ream M. A Brain Death Dilemma: Apnea Testing while on High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation. Pediatrics. 2015;135:E5-E6. 

Lauren James, MD - Clinical Neurology 2nd Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

 

 

 

 


Shalome Dsouza, MD - Child Neurology 2nd Year

Shalome Dsouza

  • Residency: JMF's A.C.P.M. Medical College, India

  • Medical School: University of Chicago Medical Center

 

 

 

 

Marina Khrizman, DO, MS - Child Neurology, 1st Year 

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey

  • Publications:

    • Korkmazsky M, Ghandehari J, Sanchez A, Lin HM, Lin HM, Pappagallo M. Feasibility study of rapid opioid rotation and titration. Pain Physician. 2011;14:71-82.

    • Korkmazsky M, Pappagallo M. In response: Study not designed to address socio-economic issues[letter]. Pain Physician. 2011;14:569-572.


Kelsey Merison, MD - Child Neurology, 1st Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

  • Award: Dr. John R. Warmolts Award for Excellence in Research, 2012. The Ohio State University Department of Neurology.

  • Publications:

    • Heyer GL, Merison K, Rose SC, Perkins SQ, Lee JM, Stewart WC. PedMIDAS-based scoring underestimates migraine disability on non-school days. Headache. 2014 Jun;54(6):1048-53.

    • Heyer GL, Rose SC, Merison K, Perkins SQ, Lee JE. Specific headache factors predict sleep disturbances among youth with migraine. Pediatr Neurol. 2014 Oct;51(4):489-93. 

    • Heyer GL, Merison K, Rose SC, Perkins SQ, Lee JM, Stewart WC. PedMIDAS-based scoring underestimates migraine disability on non-school days. Headache. 2014 Jun;54(6):1048-53.

Stephanie Ahrens, DO - Pediatric 2nd Year

Stephanie Athman

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA

 

 

 

 


Daniel Freedman, DO - Pediatric 2nd Year

Daniel Freedman

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School:  University of North Texas Health Science Center - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Worth, TX

 

 

 

 

Allie Kornbluh, MD - Pediatric 1st Year 

Allie Kornbluh

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School:  John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

 

 

 

 


Melissa Squires, MD, MPH - Pediatric 1st Year

Melissa Squires

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School:  University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 

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