Current Fellows

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

Current fellows in the program include:

Third Year Fellows

Nicole Lock

Nicole Lock, DO
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Georgia
Academic Interests: Medical Education, Simulation; Developmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants

Lina Kalenga

Lina Kalenga, MD
Medical School: Cape Town, Africa
Residency: Carilion Roanoke
Academic Interests: Nutrition in Preterm and VLBW Infants; Quality Improvement

Kelsey Sullivan

Kelsey Sullivan, MD
Medical School: University of Vermont
Residency: University of Vermont
Academic Interests: Parent-Infant Bonding; Lactation; Developmental Outcomes

Second Year Fellows

Cherise Brackett

Cherise Brackett, MD
Medical School: University of Virginia
Residency: University of Virginia
Academic Interests: Congenital heart disease, medical education, healthcare disparities, POCUS

Tricia Moran

Tricia Moran, MD
Medical School: West Virginia University
Residency: West Virginia University
Academic Interests: Neonatal Neurology, Sepsis

Presley Volkema

Presley Volkema, MD
Medical School: Baylor University
Residency: Northwestern University
Academic Interests: NeuroNICU, Intraventricular Hemorrhage, ELBW long-term follow-up


First Year Fellows

Movicque King

Movicque King, MD
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Academic Interests: Quality Improvement, Sepsis, IVH, Outcomes of ELBW infants

Sara Manetta

Sara Manetta, MD
Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: Rainbow Babies Children’s Hospital
Academic Interests: Ethics, ECMO, PPHN, Social Determinants of Health

Alex Ratnani

Alexandrine Ratnani, MD
Medical School: Marshall University
Residency: University of Virginia
Academic Interests: Medical Education, ECMO