Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine has 25 faculty and nine fellows, all with diverse research and administrative interests.

Halim Hennes, M.D., M.S., FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine
Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Interests: Pain management, brain injury, pediatric sedation and trauma, and education of pre-hospital providers

Marisa Abbe, Ph.D.

Mohamed K. Badawy, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor
Interests: Pediatric head trauma, asthma, and injury prevention

Michael D. Baldovsky, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine, process improvement, the cost of health care, medical student education

B. Beatrix Bansal, M.D.
Assistant Professor 
Interests: Evolving management of respiratory failure in pediatrics, sepsis, and fever management

Kevin Barnes, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine, medical student education

Gordon Bruce, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine

Michael Cooper, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pediatric trauma, point-of-care ultrasound, emergent DKA management, and neonatal fever 

Jennifer Deramo, M.D.
Interests: Quality and process improvement

Sing-Yi Feng, M.D.
Associate Professor
Interests: Pediatric toxicology, snakebites, adverse drug reactions, sedation, and drug abuse

Nakia Gaines, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Injury prevention and car seat safety 

Collin Goto, M.D.
Interests: Pediatric toxicology and pediatric pharmacology

Craig J. Huang, M.D., FACEP, FAAP
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Transport Services
Associate Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Interests: Apparent life-threatening events, the use of technology in pediatric emergency care, trauma and burns, medical informatics, transport medicine, and prehospital care

Rachel Long, D.O.
Interests: Trauma, head injury, laceration care, and quality improvement

Shashidhar Marneni, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: PALS, pediatric orthopaedics, and sickle cell diseases

Jennifer A. McConnell, M.D.
Interests: Resident education, standardizing handoffs

Vicki Moore, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Finding medical homes for children, and newborn medicine

Jo-Ann Nesiama, M.D., M.S., FAAP
Associate Professor
Interests: Pediatric head trauma and pre-hospital assessment of pediatric trauma

Pamela Joy Okada, M.D., FACEP, FAAP
Division Research Director
Interests: Traumatic brain injury, pediatric trauma outcomes, and neurologic emergencies

Rushi Parikh, D.O.
Faculty Associate
Interests: Asthma, thrombophilia, toxicology, and well-child care

Faisalmohemed Patel, M.D.
Interests: Prehospital medicine, EMS, dehydration in children, disaster preparedness and response, global health and innovations in medicine, and medical education and simulation

Kalpesh Patel, M.D., FABHP
Assistant Professor
Interests: Procedural sedation, clinical applications for emerging medical technology, and medical informatics

Nishit Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Clinical education, point-of-care ultrasound, procedural sedation, asthma, simulation, and quality improvement

Brian Robertson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

David Rodriguez, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pediatric emergency medicine, asthma, bedside ultrasound 

Susan M. Scott, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor
Interests: Injury prevention, trauma, and pediatric critical care

Megan Street, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Obesity and procedural sedation, disaster preparedness, transport and pre-hospital care

Ngoc A. Van Horn, M.D.
Interests: Emergency medicine, disaster medicine

Jessica Sharry Williams, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Interests: Pediatric emergency care, post traumatic stress disorder, child abuse, and injury prevention

Kenneth Yen, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
Interests: Clinical decision rules; peripheral vascular access; adapting new and existing technology for use in the Emergency Department; EMS and pre-hospital care; disaster medicine; trauma