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Fellowship Program

Neonatology Program


Mentors can be selected from within the Division of Neonatology, the Department of Pediatrics, the Division of Maternal-Fetal-Medicine, or throughout UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University. Division of Neonatology faculty members are among those available as well as associated faculty outside of the Division.

Associated Faculty


Current Fellows

Naureen Memon, M.D. 2011-2014

  • M.D., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - UMDNJ,2002-2006
  • Pediatric Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2006-2009
  • Research Interests: 1. Placental drug and xenobiotic transfer: Basic science and translational research on the placental BCRP efflux transporter and understanding how genetic polymorphisms may affect transplacental drug and xenobiotic transfer. 2. Resident education and improving retention of neonatal resuscitation skills using video recorded debriefings 3. Improving outcomes of asphyxiated newborns in developing countries by training midwives and other delivery attendants
  • Research Mentor: Lauren Aleksunes, PhD

Imteyaz Khan, M.D. 2011-2014

  • M.D., Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh, 1996-2003
  • Pediatric Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008-2011
  • Research Interests: 1- ACE inhibitors and arrhythmia in knock out mice
    2- Role of Mesenchymal stem cells in BPD prevention
  • Research Mentor: Dr. Barry Weinberger

Imran Malik, M.D. 2011-2014

  • M.D., Aga Khan Medical College, Pakistan, 1999-2004
  • Pediatric Residency, Golisano Children's Hospital Upstate Medical Univeristy , Syarcuse, NY 2008-2011
  • Research Interests: role of erythromycin in GI dysmotility in preterm
    infants and cholestasis in preterm infants
  • Research Mentor: Dr. Thomas Hegyi

Arun Kashyap, M.D. 2012-2015

  • M.D., Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, 2004-2008
  • Pediatric Residency, UMDNJ, Newark, 2009-2012

Melissa February, M.D. 2012-2015

  • M.D. , St. George’s University, Grenada, 2003-2007

  • Pediatric Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch,

    Galveston, Texas,2009-2012

Olubunmi Bakare, M.D. 2012-2015

  • M.D. , Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass. ,2003 – 2008

  • Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA 2008-2011

Marwa Khalil, M.D. 2013-2016

  • M.D. , School of Medicine, Alexandria University, Alexandria, EGYPT, 1997-2003

  • Pediatric Residency, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 2010-2013


Elizabeth Yenl, M.D. 2013-2016

  • M.D. , UMDNJ, Piscataway, NJ, 2003-2010

  • Pediatric Residency, UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ, 2010-2013