Critical Care Medicine Fellows

Third-Year Fellows

Arango-Uribe, M.D.
Diego Arango-Uribe, M.D.

Diego Arango-Uribe, M.D.

Education
M.D., Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, Pediatric Residency, 20112014
Research Project
Impact of negative pressure ventilation in Fontan patients

Pallav Bhattarai
Pallav Bhattarai, M.D.

Pallav Bhattarai, M.D.

Education
M.D., Nepalgunj Medical College, Nepalgunj, Nepal, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatric Residency, 20112014
Research Project
Role of  SCFAs produced by B. theta in C. albicans colonization resistance 

Amy Lee
Amy Lee, M.D., M.S.

Amy Lee, M.D.

Education
B.S., Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL, 2004
M.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2005
M.D., Ross University School of Medicine, Roseau, Dominica, West Indies, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
Florida State University, Pensacola, FL, Pediatric Residency, 20092012
Research Project
Biomarkers of traumatic brain injury in a pediatric mouse model

Poornima Pandiyan
Poornima Pandiyan, M.D.

Poornima Pandiyan, M.D.

Education
M.D., Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Characterizing neuroinflammation on ECMO

Michael Papacostas
Michael Papacostas, M.D.

Michael Papacostas, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 2007
M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
The use of indirect calorimetry to evaluate energy expenditure after ECMO

Second-Year Fellows

Proshad Efune
Proshad Efune, M.D.

Proshad Efune, M.D.

Education
B.A., Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, 2005
M.D., UT Southwestern, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Residency, 20092012
UT Southwestern, Anesthesia Residency, 20122015

Chad Mackman
Chad Mackman, M.D.

Chad Mackman, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Florida, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Gainesville, 2005
M.D., University of Florida, College of Medicine, 2009
M.S., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2015
Postdoctoral Training
Ohio State University/Nationwide Children's Hospital, Pediatric Residency, 2009–2012
Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2012–2015

Shweta Murthi
Shweta Murthi, M.D.

Shweta Murthi, M.D.

Education
B.A., Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2008
M.D., UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2012
Postdoctoral Training
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015
Research Project
Investigating the use of global coagulation assays in acute traumatic coagulopathy 

Blake Nichols
Blake Nichols, M.D.

Blake Nichols, M.D.

Education
B.S., UT Dallas, 2008
M.D., UT Southwestern, 2012
Postdoctoral Training
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015
Research Project
The role of neutrophil-based inflammation in development of diabetic ketoacidosis 

Alan Poole
Alan Poole, M.D., Ph.D.

Alan Poole, M.D., Ph.D.

Education
B.S., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 2002
M.D., Ph.D., UT Southwestern, 2012
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015
Research Project
Metabolic heterogeneity in human non-small cell lung cancer 

First-Year Fellows

Kevin Engelhardt, M.D.
Kevin Engelhardt, M.D.

Kevin Engelhardt, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Arizona, Tucson, 2005
M.D., University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
University of Arizona, Pediatric Residency, 2010–2013
UT Southwestern, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2013–2016

Stephanie Hsu, M.D.
Stephanie Hsu, M.D.

Stephanie Hsu, M.D.

Education
B.S., UT Austin, 2009
M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2013
Postdoctoral Training
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, Pediatric Residency, 2013-2016

Nicholas Huggins, M.D.
Nicholas Huggins, M.D.

Nicholas Huggins, M.D.

Education
B.S., Texas A&M, College Station, 2006
M.D., UT Southwestern, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern, Pediatric Residency, 2010–2013
UT Southwestern, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2013–2016

Kyle Miller, D.O.
Kyle Miller, D.O.

Kyle Miller, D.O.

Education
B.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, 2006
D.O., West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015