Current Fellows

The University of Virginia Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship program typically accepts up to two applicants per year.

Current fellows in the program include:

Third Year Fellows


Maryam Abubakar, MD, MPH
Medical School: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Residency: Bronxcare Hospital Center/Icahn School of Medicine
Academic Interest: Predictors of short term outcomes in ELBW/VLBW infants; Neonatal Global Health.


Rupin Kumar, MD
Medical School: Ravindra Nath Tagore Government Medical College, India
Residency: Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
Academic Interest: Biomarkers and Predictors of NEC and Sepsis; Low-cost resources for NICUs in developing countries

Second Year Fellows


Megan Elliott, MD
Medical school: Penn State College of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia
Academic interest: NICU developmental outcomes


Jaclyn Wiggins, MD
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
Academic Interest: Nutrition and Global Health Technology

First Year Fellows


Charlene Bultmann, DO
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas – San Antonio
Academic Interest: Antimicrobial Stewardship, ECMO in the Neonate


Angelina June, MD
Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters/EVMS
Academic Interest: Neonatal Neurology, NeuroNICU, Global Health