Misun Jung, MD

Misun
Jung
MD
1st Year Fellow
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Misun moved around quite a bit as a child, but mostly grew up in Orlando, FL and Seoul, Korea. She obtained her B.S. in biology at Yale University. She then moved to Dallas for medical school at UT Southwestern. She completed her pediatrics residency and a chief residency at Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago. She then spent two years as a NICU hospitalist at Northwestern prior to starting fellowship at Vanderbilt.

Misun’s interests include medical education and clinical ethics. She is a fan of jam sessions, chamber music, biking, game nights, and reclining after eating.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545

Residency: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago
Medical School: UT Southwestern

Stephen D. Franklin, DO

Stephen
D.
Franklin
DO
Attending
Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary Medicine
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11215
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9500
stephen.d.franklin@vumc.org

Aerodigestive, BPD, Bronchoscopy

D.O.
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
Residency
University of Louisville
Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Kevin V. Louie, DO

Kevin
V.
Louie
DO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Neonatology
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545
kevin.louie@vumc.org

Pulmonary mechanics

D.O.
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
Residency
Stony Brook Children's, Stony Brook, NY
Chief Resident, 2018-2019
Fellowship
Maria Ferari Children's Hospital, Valhalla, NY
Chief Fellow, 2021-2022

Erin Von Klein, MD

Erin
Von Klein
MD
1st Year Fellow
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Erin grew up outside of Chicago, IL. She obtained her B.A. in Biology from Dartmouth College before receiving her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. Afterward, she headed back to Chicago to complete her pediatric residency.

Erin's research interests include healthcare policy, advocacy, and outcomes as it relates to very low birthweight and medically complex neonates. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and exploring the greater Tennessee area. She most enjoys spending time with her wife, Megan, dog, Granger, and two nephews.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545

Residency: Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Michael Laguarda, MD

Michael
Laguarda
MD
1st Year Fellow
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Michael grew up in Washington, D.C. After obtaining his medical degree at the University of Virginia, he started his pediatric residency in the U.S. Navy at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. During his time as a Naval Medical Officer, he spent two years with the U.S. Marines and two years as a general pediatrician in Okinawa, Japan.

Michael’s interests are excellent clinical practice, medical simulation and medical education. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading and the outdoors.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545

Residency: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Medical School: University of Virginia

Catherine Marchetta, MD

Catherine
Marchetta
MD
1st Year Fellow
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Dr. Catherine Marchetta completed her Pediatrics residency at Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. She earned her MD from the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, New Jersey, and she is a graduate of Wellesley College with a BA in Biological Sciences and Italian Studies.

Her academic experience in Italy is extensive, including a 2-year collaboration on clinical research with Dr. Massimo Campieri, director of the Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease Department, at University of Bologna Medical School. Dr. Marchetta played field hockey on the Wellesley varsity team, and she also enjoys singing, knitting, traveling, and advocacy.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
10233
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9175

Residency: Nemours A.I. duPont Hospital for Children (Philadelphia, PA)
Medical School: Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (Camden, NJ)
Undergraduate: Wellesley College (Wellesley, MA)

Nikita Lalchandani Day, MBBS

Nikita
Lalchandani
Day
MBBS
1st Year Fellow
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Dr. Nikita Lalchandani Day completed her Pediatrics residency at Louisiana State University, New Orleans. She earned her MBBS from the University of Queensland with pre-clinical years in Brisbane, Australia and with clinical years at Ochsner Health System in New Orleans. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a BS in Nutritional Science.

Her extensive travels range from preparing and running a rural health clinic in Haiti to healthcare advocacy experience in the Philippines. Dr. Lalchandani Day enjoys the outdoors and hopes one day to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
10233
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9175

Residency: Louisiana State University (New Orleans, LA)
Medical School: University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)
Undergraduate: University of California (Berkeley, CA)

Derek Armstrong, MD

Derek
Armstrong
MD
1st Year Fellow
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Dr. Derek Armstrong completed his Pediatrics residency at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He earned his MD from the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a BS degree in Human Biology. During medical school, Dr. Armstrong was selected for the NIDDK Vanderbilt Medical Student Research & Training program where he pursued his research interests in obesity.

He is a prior soccer coach and long-time player. His other interests outside of medicine include hiking, cooking, and photography.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
10233
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9175

Residency: Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX)
Medical School: Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT)
Undergraduate: University of California (San Diego, CA)

Ashley Markowski, DO

Ashley
Markowski
DO
1st Year Fellow
Neonatal Perinatal Medicine

Ashley is originally from Akron, OH. She obtained a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame (Go Irish!). She went to Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. She then returned to Ohio for residency at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital where she also completed a Pediatric Chief Resident year.

Her research interests include neonatal nutrition, human milk feeding, simulation and medical education. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring Nashville restaurants, hiking, reading, and going to concerts/live music events.

Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545

Residency: Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital/Case Western Reserve
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Jessica L. Miller, CPNP-PC, MEd, MSN, APRN

Jessica
L.
Miller
CPNP-PC, MEd, MSN, APRN
Nurse Practitioner
Developmental Medicine
Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11101
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9004
jessica.miller.2@vumc.org

Autism, Child Development, Developmental Delay, Developmental Medicine, Pediatric Developmental Medicine