Pediatric Critical Care Faculty
Jessica Moreland, M.D.
Professor, Division Chief
Thomas Fariss Marsh, Jr. Chair in Pediatrics
Interests: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support, traumatic brain injury, granule and vesicle exocytosis, NADPH oxidase and reactive oxygen species signaling, and neutrophil priming
Cindy Darnell Bowens, M.D., M.S.C.S.
Medical Director, PICU, Children's Medical Center
Interests: Pain control, sedation, effects of low dose ketamine infusion, and safety of Lorazepam use in critically ill children
Samuel Davila, M.D.
Interest: Host response in severe sepsis
Archana Dhar, M.D.
Fellowship Program Co-Director
Interests: Use of online, noninvasive, intravascular monitoring in continuous renal replacement therapies, and effects of CVVH and ICP monitoring on outcomes following acute liver failure
Ivie Esangbedo, M.D., M.P.H.
Interests: Cardiac intensive care, cardiac critical care nutrition, and point-of-care ultrasound
Leslie Garner, M.D.
PICU Resident and Medical Student Director
Interest: Macrophage function
Erin Gordon, D.O.
Interests: Pediatric critical and cardiac critical care, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, fetal and neonatal myocardium fuel preference and energy metabolism, evidence-based medicine
Michael Green, M.D.
Fellowship Program Co-Director
Interests: Pediatric acute lung injury and simulation
Susan Hupp, M.D.
Interests: Simulation education, quality improvement, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and acute lung injury
Joshua D. Koch, M.D.
Clinical Director of Pediatric Clinical Care Services, Children's Medical Center
Interests: Neurocritical care, neurocognitive outcomes in children after congenital heart surgery, and investigation and improvement of intensive care neurologic monitoring
Peter Luckett, M.D.
Interests: Clinical trials in pediatric critical care, near-fatal asthma, pulmonary outcomes in neuromuscular patients
Shai Manzuri, M.D.
Medical Director, Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Group, Children's Medical Center
Interests: Acute respiratory disease, cardiogenic shock, metabolism in the critically ill, ultrasound use in the ICU
Ali McMichael, M.D.
Interests: Anticoagulation during extracorporeal membranous oxygenation, and high-fidelity simulation
Darryl Miles, M.D.
Interests: Traumatic brain injury, neural protection strategies, MRI imaging biomarkers of neuronal injury, and neural stem cells
Raymond Nkwantabisa, M.D.
Interest: Pediatric critical care
Julio Pérez Fontán, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Physician-in-Chief, Children's Health℠ Children's Medical Center
Robert L. Moore Chair in Pediatrics
Interests: Pediatric critical and cardiac critical care, airway smooth muscle, autonomic nervous system, and neurogenic inflammation
Renee Potera, M.D.
Interests: Pathophysiology of acute lung injury, and the role of NADPH oxidase 2 in macrophage polarization
Bao (Robyn) Puente, M.D.
Interest: Myocardial dysfunction and recovery in pediatric patient with heart failure
Lakshmi Raman, M.D.
Medical Director, ECMO, Children's Medical Center
Interests: Chronic hypoxia and hippocampal injury, and hypothermia in traumatic brain injury
Maeve Sheehan, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Vice Chair of Inpatient Services
Interests: Multisystem organ failure, pediatric stabilization, triage, and transport
Jennifer Thompson, M.D.
Interests: Pain control, sedation, and emergency preparedness (hospital-wide and unit-based)
Alexandra Volk, M.D.
Interests: Cell volume regulation, neutrophil chemotaxis, disaster management, and NADPH oxidase and the reactive oxygen species signaling
Joshua Wolovits, M.D.
Interests: Quality care initiatives in the ICU, cerebral hemodynamics and neuro-protection in congenital heart disease, sedation strategies in the cardiac patient, and strategies to prevent shunt thrombosis in the single ventricle patient
Priscilla Yu, M.D.
Interests: Pediatric critical care medicine, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), medical education and simulation