Current Fellows

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

Current fellows in the program include:

Fourth Year Fellow

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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

Third Year Fellows

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

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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

Second Year Fellows

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

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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

First Year Fellows


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


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