Current Fellows

Third-Year Fellows

Niviann Blondet, M.D.
Niviann Blondet, M.D.

Niviann Blondet, M.D.

Education
M.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
University of Texas, Houston, Pediatric Residency, 2010–2013
Research Project
Effects of a low-carbohydrate diet in obese teens with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome correlation of liver enzymes with BMI Z-score
Mentor: Charina Ramirez, M.D.

Marina Panopoulos, M.D.
Marina Panopoulos, M.D.

Marina Panopoulos, M.D.

Education
B.S., Loyola University, Chicago, 2002
M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20092013
Research Project
Role of prohibitin in intestinal homeostasis
Mentor: Arienne Theiss, Ph.D. 

Second-Year Fellows

Joshua Carroll
Joshua Carroll, M.D.

Joshua Carroll, M.D.

Education
B.S., Rice University, Houston, TX, 2007
M.D., UT Medical School at Houston, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Etiology, Clinical Course and Outcomes of Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis in Children
Mentor: Bradley Barth, M.D. 

Ricardo Medina
Ricardo Medina, M.D.

Ricardo Medina, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, 2007
M.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
University of Florida, Gainesville, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014
Research Project
Microbiota analysis of comparing IgA deficient and non-deficient patients with Celiac disease
Mentor: Julie Murpuri, M.D. 

First-Year Fellows

Diana Montoya
Diana Montoya-Melo, M.D.

Diana Montoya-Melo, M.D.

Education
M.D., Universidad del Valle Escuela de Medicina, Cali, Colombia
Postdoctoral Training
Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015

Huyen Nguyen
Huyen Nguyen, D.O.

Huyen Nguyen, D.O.

Education
B.S., West Chester University, West Chester, PA 2006
D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2012
Postdoctoral Training
UT Health Science Center at Houston, Pediatric Residency, 2012–2015