Faculty

Chair

Sally Radovick, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Chancellor Scholar
Phone: 732-235-7900
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Vice Chair for Academic Development

Lawrence C. Kleinman, MD, MPH, FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Academic Development
Director, Division of Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-7906
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Executive Vice Chair

M. Douglas Baker, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Executive Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Adolescent Medicine

Sari Bentsianov, MD

Section Chief, Adolescent Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7896
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Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Patricia Whitley-Williams, MD

Director, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Associate Dean, Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Phone: 732-235-7894
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Aswine Bal, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Phone: 732-235-7894

Barrie Cohen, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Phone: 732-235-7894

Sunanda Gaur, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Phone: 732-235-7894
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Amisha Malhotra, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Phone: 732-235-7894
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Roseann Marone, RN, BS, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases
Phone: 732-235-7894
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The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities

Deborah M. Spitalnik, PhD

Executive Director, The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9326
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Caroline Coffield, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Phone: 732-235-9329
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Margaret Gilbride, JD, CT

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Phone: 732-235-2109

Sharon Lohrmann, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Positive Behavior Support in School
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Phone: 732-235-9306
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Philip Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Phone: 732-235-9328
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Cardiology

Joseph Gaffney, MD

Director, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology and the Children's Heart Program of New Jersey
Phone: 732-235-7905
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Monica Chugh, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology and the Children's Heart Program of New Jersey
Phone: 732-235-7905
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Benjamin Lentzner, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology and the Children's Heart Program of New Jersey
Phone: 732-235-7905
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Robert Manduley, MD

Director, Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory
Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology and the Children's Heart Program of New Jersey
Phone: 732-235-7905
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Critical Care Medicine

Simon Li, MD

Division Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics 
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Steven Horwitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Michael Kelly, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-3380
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Cassandra Louis, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Maureen Madden, MSN, PCCNP

Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Kalgi Mody, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Manette Ness-Cochinwala, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887

Jennifer Owensby, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Transport Services
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Hariprem Rajasekhar, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Natalie Torres-Feliz, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Sirisha Yalamanchi, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7887
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Immunobiology

Arnold Rabson, MD

Director, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
Professor of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology; Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine; and Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9523
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Derek Sant'Angelo, PhD

Director, Immunology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9394
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David Comoletti, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Phone: 732-235-9466

Amale Laouar, PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Developmental Biology
Phone: 732-235-6014

Chi Wei Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Developmental Biology
Phone: 732-235-2870

Zhiping Pang, PhD

Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Phone: 732-235-8074

Kenneth Paradiso, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9523

Yufang Shi, DVM, PhD

University Professor of Pharmacology
Developmental Biology
Phone: 732-235-4501

Qi Yang, PhD

Immunology
Resident Scientist
Phone: 732-235-9523

Lisa Denzin, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Immunobiology
Phone: 732-235-9604
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Education

Joann Carlson, MD

Residency Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Resident Education and Nephrology
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Student Education

Elizabeth Goodman, MD

Pediatric Student Education Director
Associate Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7883

Emergency Medicine

Ernest Leva, MD

Division Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Uchechi Azubuine, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893

M. Douglas Baker, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Richard Brodsky, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Minh-Tu Do, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893

Rachael Grieco, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Kathryn Kean, MD

RBHS Instructor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893

James Luckey, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Niel Miele, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Matthew Pepper, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Prerna Trivedy, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7893
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Endocrinology

Ian Marshall, MD

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9378
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Andy Babwah, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology
Phone: 732-235-9206

Mariam Gangat, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology
Phone: 732-235-9378
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Ahmed Khattab, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology
Phone: 732-235-9378
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Sally Radovick, MD

Professor and Henry Rutgers Term Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Chancellor Scholar
Pediatric Endocrinology
Phone: 732-235-7900
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Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Soula Koniaris, MD

Division Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885
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Kristin Capone, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885

Yen Ping Chen, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885
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Sherry Huang, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885
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Elizaveta Iofel, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885
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Melissa Weidner, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Phone: 732-235-7885
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Hematology / Oncology

Peter Cole, MD

Division Director Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5437

Richard A. Drachtman, MD

Section Chief Clinical Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Medical Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5437
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Karen Long-Traynor, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437
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Advaitha Madireddy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437

Margaret Masterson, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437
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Scott Moerdler, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437

Susan Murphy, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437
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Archana Sharma, DO

Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 732-235-5437
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Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Dalya Chefitz, MD

Division Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Dean, Clinical Learning Environment
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Janice Cato-Varlack, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hopitalist Medicine 
Associate Dean Multicultural Affairs
Phone: 732-235-7044 
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Susan Dibs, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7787

Elizabeth Goodman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Associate Program Director Residency Program
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Aazim Hussain, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Fahmida Islam, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine 
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Aimee Lariviere, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Akreeti Maskey-Pagodin, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine 
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Paula Lucuara Revelo, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Estherline Thoby, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Alan Weller, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044
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Sarah Yavelberg, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Phone: 732-235-7044

Institute for the Study of Child Development

Michael Lewis, PhD, Director

University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Institute for the Study of Child Development
Phone: 732-235-7700
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Jason Gold, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Institute for the Study of Child Development
Phone: 732-235-7903
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Barbie Zimmerman-Bier, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7700
Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey

Medical Genetics

Milen Velinov, MD

Division Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9386

Christina Botti, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-9386
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Neonatology

Vadim Ten, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director,  Neonatology
Phone: 732-235-5699

Mayoor Bhatt, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864

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Swapna Borole, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864
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Sharath Chowdowarapu, MD

Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864
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Alexander Feldman, DO

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7760 
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Rajiv Goel, MD

Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864
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Thomas Hegyi, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-8958
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Deepak Jain, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7760

Leela Josyula, MD

Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-685-2864 
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Arun Kashyap, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7334
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Rajeev Mehta, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7063
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Joseph Napolitano, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5699

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Barbara Ostfeld, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-6974
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Surasak Puvabanditsin, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5691
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Jayshree Savla, MBBS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864

Manan Shah, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5699
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Anatoly  Starkov, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5699

Jeffrey Suell, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-5699
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Anjali Verma, MD

Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
Phone: 908-685-2864
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Nephrology and Hypertension

Joann Carlson, MD

Division Director, Pediatric Nephrology
Program Director Pediatric Residency Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrology
Phone: 732-235-7880
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Valeriya Feygina, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7880
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Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Vikram Bhise, MD

Division Director, Child Neurology and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875
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Anna Beckwith, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875
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Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875
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Abdolreza Esfahanizadeh, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875
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Genevieve Gabriel, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875

Karishma Parikh, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875

Amanda Spinner, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7875

Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)

Lawrence Kleinman, MD, MPH

Professor and Vice Chair Academic Development
Division Director for Pediatric Population Health, Quality and Implementation Sciences (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-7906
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Susan Dibs, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-7787

Jacqueline Fleming, MD 

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-6729  

Daniel Horton, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Phone:732-235-4980 
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Manuel Jimenez, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-6188
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Emanuel Lerner, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Mary O'Connor, MD

RBHS Instructor
Department of Medicine
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Department of Pediatrics

Shilpa Pai, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-6700
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Anna Petrova, MD, PhD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-7319

Usha Ramachandran, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Eric B. Chandler Health Center
Phone: 732-235-9030
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Nancy Reichman, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-235-7977
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Elsie Roca-Piccini, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Kristine Schmitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
One Worlds Fair Drive
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Esha Shah, MD

RBHS Instructor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
One Worlds Fair Drive
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Michele Takyi, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
One Worlds Fair Drive
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Dawn Thompson, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
Phone: 908-743-5437
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Shoshanna Zitter, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Population Health, Quality, and Implementation Science (PopQuIS)
One Worlds Fair Drive
Phone: 732-743-5437
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Pulmonary Medicine

Thomas Scanlin, MD

Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7899
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Maya Ramagopal, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7899
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Lakshmi Uppaluri, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-7899
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Rheumatology

Nandini Moorthy, MD, MS, FAAP

Director, Pediatric Rheumatology
Professor of Pediatrics
Phone: 732-235-4980
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Daniel Horton, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Phone:732-235-4980 
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Cynthia Salvant, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Phone:732-235-4980 
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