Critical Care Medicine Fellows

Third-Year Fellows

Arango-Uribe, M.D.

Diego Arango-Uribe, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Impact of negative pressure ventilation in Fontan patients

Pallav Bhattarai

Pallav Bhattarai, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New York, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Role of  SCFAs produced by B. theta in C. albicans colonization resistance

Amy Lee

Amy Lee, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training
Florida State University, Pensacola, Florida, Pediatric Residency, 2009–2012
Research Project
Biomarkers of traumatic brain injury in a pediatric mouse model

Poornima Pandiyan

Poornima Pandiyan, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Characterizing neuroinflammation on ECMO

Michael Papacostas

Michael Papacostas, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia, 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.


Postdoctoral Training

University of Pennsylvania/Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Residency, 2009–2012
UT Southwestern, Anesthesia Residency, 2012–2015

Chad Mackman

Chad Mackman, M.D.


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.


Postdoctoral Training

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015
Research Project
Investigating the use of global coagulation assays in acute traumatic coagulopathy

Blake Nichols

Blake Nichols, M.D.


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.


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.


Postdoctoral Training

University of Arizona, Pediatric Residency, 2010–2013
UT Southwestern, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2013–2016
Research Project
Validation of a novel noninvasive optoacoustic method in estimating central venous saturation in children

Stephanie Hsu, M.D.

Stephanie Hsu, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, Pediatric Residency, 2013-2016
Research Project
Exogenus melatonin administration for primary prevent of delirium in critically ill pediatric patients

Nicholas Huggins, M.D.

Nicholas Huggins, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

UT Southwestern, Pediatric Residency, 2010–2013
UT Southwestern, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, 2013–2016
Research Project
Validation of a novel noninvasive optoacoustic method in estimating central venous saturation in children

Kyle Miller, D.O.

Kyle Miller, D.O.


Postdoctoral Training

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015
Research Project
Sonographic evaluation of the diaphragm in the mechanically ventilated pediatric patient: establishing normal parameters by age

2017 Incoming Fellows

Kathryn Best, D.O.


Postdoctoral Training

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, Pediatric Residency, 2014–2017

Abdelaziz Farhat, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, Pediatric Residency, 2014–2017

Kirstin Henly, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, Florida, Pediatric Residency, 2014–2017

Neel Shah, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, Pediatric Residency, 2014–2017

Danyal Thaver, M.B.B.S.


Postdoctoral Training

State University of New York University Hospital, Syracuse, New York, Pediatric Residency, 2014–2017

Jamie Weller, M.D.


Postdoctoral Training

Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pennsylvania, Pediatric Residency, 2013–2016