Shani A. Jones, MD

Shani
A.
Jones
MD
2nd Year Fellow
Academic General Pediatrics

Areas of Interest: Promoting health equity, community-engaged research and social determinants of health in primary care. Dr. Jones is pursuing an Academic General Pediatrics fellowship to develop research skills that can help combat the complex systemic factors contributing to health disparities in socially marginalized groups.
Hobbies: Enjoying the outdoors, concerts, museums, dance fitness, spending time with family and friends

Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
8232
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9225

Undergraduate: University of Miami
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins

Janet L. Talbert, MS, CGC, LGC

Janet
L.
Talbert
MS, CGC, LGC
Associate in Pediatrics
Genetics
Genetic Counselor
Genetics
Delivery Address
Medical Center North
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Room / Suite
DD-2205
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-2579
janet.talbert@vumc.org

Genetics, Pulmonary Genetics

MS
University of Colorado

Maggie M. Jones, CPNP

Maggie
M.
Jones
CPNP
Nurse Practitioner
Hematology/Oncology
(615) 936-1762
Delivery Address
Preston Research Building
2220 Pierce Avenue
Room / Suite
397
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-6311
maggie.jones@vumc.org

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee

The Department of Pediatrics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee was established in 2020 to serve in an advisory capacity to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. The committee's charge is to identify and recommend specific actionable opportunities and potential resource needs required to demonstrate sustainable change with measurable impact for inclusion and diversity for Department faculty and trainees. The committee was co-founded by Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS and Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH.

2021 Virtual Research Retreat

We are excited to announce the 2021 Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat program. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be hosted virtually on Friday, April 16, 2021 from 12:00 noon-5:00pm. Outlook calendar invites for all Research Week events have been sent to all Pediatrics faculty and trainees. Download the full schedule of events here.

Alexandra H. Vierling, MSN, CPNP

Alexandra
H.
Vierling
MSN, CPNP
Nurse Practitioner
Developmental Medicine
Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11101
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9003
alexandra.h.vierling.1@vumc.org

Autism, Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome

Jon Bonfield, MBA

Jon
Bonfield
MBA
Administrative Officer
Chairman's Office
jonathan.bonfield@vumc.org

Ashley N. Tauriac, MD, FAAP

Ashley
N.
Tauriac
MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Neonatology
Delivery Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9544
ashley.n.tauriac@vumc.org

Specialty
Neonatology
M.D.
Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN