Current Fellows

Third-Year Fellows

Shannon Cohn, M.D.
Shannon Cohn, M.D.

Shannon Cohn, M.D., Chief Fellow

Education
B.S., UT Austin, 2005
M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20092012

Natalie Pounds, M.D.
Natalie Pounds, M.D.

Natalie Pounds, M.D.

Education
B.S., Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, 2004
M.D., UT Health Science Center, Austin, 2008
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20092011
UT Southwestern/Children's, Chief Resident, 20112012

Jacquelyn Powers, M.D.
Jacquelyn Powers, M.D.

Jacquelyn Powers, M.D.

Education
B.A., Rice University, Houston, 2004
M.D., UT Medical Branch School of Medicine, Galveston, 2008
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20092011
UT Southwestern/Children's, Chief Resident, 20112012

Kathleen Wiertel, M.D.
Kathleen Wiertel, M.D.

Kathleen Wiertel, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2005
M.D., Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20092012

Second-Year Fellows

Erin Lampson
Erin Lampson, M.D.

Erin Lampson, M.D.

Education
B.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2006 
M.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, 2010
Postdoctoral Training
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, Pediatric Residency, 20102013

Erika Lopez Bertiery
Erika Lopez Bertiery, M.D.

Erika Lopez Bertiery, M.D.

Education
M.D., Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia, 2002
Graduate Business Certificate, University of Miami, School of Business and Administration, Miami, Florida, 2009
Postdoctoral Training
Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Florida, Pediatric Residency, 20102013

Gauri Sunkersett
Gauri Sunkersett, D.O.

Gauri Sunkersett, D.O.

Children's Cancer Fund 2014-2015 Fellow

Education
B.S., University of Florida, Gainesville, 2006
D.O., Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2010

Postdoctoral Training
Miami Children's Hospital, Florida, Pediatric Residency, 20102013

First-Year Fellows

Kathryn Dickerson
Kathryn Dickerson, M.D.

Kathryn Dickerson, M.D.

Education
B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2006
M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, Pediatric Residency, 20112014

Samuel John
Samuel John, M.D.

Samuel John, M.D.

Education
B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 2008
M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
UT Southwestern/Children's, Pediatric Residency, 20112014


Julia Meade
Julia Meade, M.D.

Julia Meade, M.D.

Education
B.S., Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 2005
M.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, 2011
Postdoctoral Training
University of Colorado, Aurora, Pediatric Residency, 20112014



Mona Nourani
Mona Nourani, D.O.

Mona Nourani, D.O.

Education
B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2006
D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Missouri, 2008
Postdoctoral Training
Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, Pediatric Residency, 2011–2014