Division Faculty

Meet the Faculty of the Division of Neonatology

 


Jennifer Burnsed, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University
Clinical/Research Interests: Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury (see link)
Publications: View on PubMed


Karen Fairchild, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Fellowship Program Director
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical/Research Interests: Heart rate variability and neonatal outcomes (sepsis, NEC, IVH), Ventilation prior to umbilical cord clamping (see link)
Publications: View on PubMed


David Kaufman, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Medical Director – NICU
Medical Director – ECMO
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical/Research Interests: Prevention of fungal infections and late onset sepsis
Publications: View on PubMed


Sarah Miller, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Clinical/Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental follow-up of NICU graduates
Publications: View on PubMed


Peter Murray, MD, MSM
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University / A.I. Dupont
Fellowship: Yale University
Clinical/Research Interests: Perinatal/Medical Ethics
Publications: View on PubMed


Robert A. Sinkin, MD, MPH
Charles Fuller Professor of Neonatology
Chief, Division of Neonatology
Residency: Children’s Hospital of Oakland
Fellowship: University of Rochester
Clinical/Research Interests: Feasibility of daily, two-way videoconferencing between parents/providers, Neonatal outcomes of extremely premature infants
Publications: View on PubMed


Brynne A. Sullivan, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Clinical/Research Interests: Predictive monitoring using pulse oximetry and heart rate characteristics monitoring.
Publications: View on PubMed


Jonathan R. Swanson, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director – NICU
Chief Quality Officer for Children’s Services
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Clinical/Research Interests: Necrotizing enterocolitis and acquired intestinal diseases, Quality improvement methods in the NICU.
Publications: View on PubMed


Brooke Vergales, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Residency: Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Clinical/Research Interests: Quality improvement in the NICU, Medical education
Publications: View on PubMed


Santina Zanelli, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Residency: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Fellowship: University of Virginia
Clinical/Research Interests: Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury (see link)
Publications: View on PubMed