Prior Katherine Dodd Scholars

2020-2022 Scholars
 

Daniel Benedetti, MD

Daniel Benedetti, MD

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
Ethical Care of Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

 


Karishma Datye, MD, MSCI

Karishma Datye, MD, MSCI

Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Research Project
Barriers to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use in adolescents with type 1 diabetes and diabetes management after CGM discontinuation

 


Lauren Sanlorenzo, MD, MPH, MST

Lauren Sanlorenzo, MD, MPH, MST

Division of Neonatology

Research Project
Creating a Center of Excellence for the Care of Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia at Vanderbilt

 

 

2019-2021 Scholars
 

Erin Boyd, MD

Erin Boyd, MD

Division of Adolescent Medicine and Young Adult Health

Research Project
Development and implementation of a resident curriculum for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis education and screening in adolescents and young adults

 


Sophie Katz, MD

Sophie Katz, MD

Division of Infectious Diseases

Research Project
Implementation and Evaluation of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Toolkit in Pediatric Outpatient Clinics

 


George Nicholson, MD

George Nicholson, MD

Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Research Project
Development and Implementation of an Outpatient Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

 

2018-2020 Scholars
 

Alexandra Borst, MD

Alexandra Borst, MD

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
Identifying Risks for Bleeding in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Patients


Jonathan Hemler, MD

Jonathan Hemler, MD

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
A Study of Immunogenetic Associations with Peanut Allergy Utilizing a Novel DNA Repository


Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH

Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Research Project
Applying Raman Spectroscopy to Advance Diagnosis and Monitoring of Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis

 

2017-2019 Scholars
 

Wael Alrifai, M.D.

Wael Alrifai, M.D.

Neonatology


Jeffrey Hine, Ph.D., BCBA

Jeffrey Hine, Ph.D., BCBA

Division of Developmental Medicine


Michael O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.

Michael O'Connor, M.D., M.P.H.

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

 

 

 

2016-2018 Scholars
 

Jim Connelly, M.D.

Jim Connelly, M.D.

Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
Development and Application of the Vanderbilt Database and Biorepository for Immunological Research of Rare Diseases

Mentors
Carrie Kitko, M.D., Simon Mallal, MBBS, Jeffrey Rathmell, Ph.D.


Dupree Hatch III, M.D., MPH

Dupree Hatch III, M.D., MPH

Neonatology

Research Project
Understanding the Epidemiology of Sedative and Analgesic Medication Use in Mechanically Ventilated Neonates

Mentor
Wesley Ely, M.D., MPH


Maribeth Nicholson, M.D., MPH

Maribeth Nicholson, M.D., MPH
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Research Project
Toxin and Zinc Profiles in pediatric Patients with Clostridium Difficile

Mentor
Kathryn Edwards, M.D.
 

2015-2017 Scholars
 

Justin Godown, M.D.

Justin Godown, M.D.

Cardiology

Research Project
2D Speckle Tracking Echocardiography for Non-Invasive Surveillance of Rejection and Coronary Disease in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.

Mentor
Debra Dodd, M.D.


Leigh Howard, M.D., M.P.H.

Leigh Howard, M.D., M.P.H.

Infectious Diseases

Research Project
Molecular Epidemiology of Human Rhinovirus and Adenovirus infections in Young Andean Children.

Mentors
Kathy Edwards, M.D., Carlos Grijalva, M.D.


Tamasyn Nelson, D.O.

Tamasyn Nelson, D.O.

General Pediatrics

Research Project
Residency educational curriculum for standardizing the approach of Pediatric Obesity Counseling using MI

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D.
 

2014-2016 Scholars
 

Maria Christine Krakauer, M.D.

Maria Christine Krakauer, M.D.

Neonatology

Research Project
Optimizing Blended Learning in Pediatric Residental Clinical Training
Motivationally Inspired Resident Electronic Learning (MIREL)

Mentor
Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.


Christian Rosas-Salazar, M.D., M.P.H.

Christian Rosas-Salazar, M.D., M.P.H.

Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
Urine Clara Cell 16-kDa Secretory Protein and Childhood Asthma after Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Infancy

Mentor
Tina Hartert M.D., M.P.H.


Jessica Turnbull, M.D.

Jessica Turnbull, M.D.

Critical Care Medicine

Research Project
Parental Experience of Critical Illness in Children with Special Healthcare Needs

Mentor
Joseph Fanning, Ph.D.
 

2013-2015 Scholars
 

Verena Wyvill Brown, M.D.

Verena Wyvill Brown, M.D.

General Pediatrics

Research Project
“Interactions between communities, medical providers, and non-offending parents of physically abused children that lead to earlier reporting and improved outcomes.“

Mentor
Ellen Clayton, M.D.


William Cutrer, M.D.

William Cutrer, M.D.

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Research Project
“Enhancing Pediatric Clerkship Student Feedback Using Resident-Performed Structured Clinical Observations.”

Mentor
Tyler Reimschisel, M.D.


Lindy Fenlason, M.D., P.N.S., M.P.H.

Lindy Fenlason, M.D., P.N.S., M.P.H.

General Pediatrics

Research Project
Assessment of iron status and its potential for Helicobacter pylori virulence modulation in a high-risk population.

Mentor
Doug Morgan, M.D.
 

2012-2015 Scholars
 

Alaina Davis, M.D.

Alaina Davis, M.D.

General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Determining best practices for  identifying  children with special health care needs in academic primary health care clinics."

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D., MSHS


Abby Williams, M.D.

Abby Williams, M.D.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Project
"Noninvasive, bi-level positive airway pressure (BIPAP) utilization in acute pediatric asthma exacerbations."

Mentor
Thomas Abramo, M.D.


Scott C. Borinstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Scott C. Borinstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Research Project
"Social support and peer mentoring for AYA oncology patients."

Mentors
Debra Friedman, M.D., Bruce Compas, Ph.D.
 

2011- 2014 Scholars
 

Kathryn L. Carlson, M.D., FAAP

Kathryn L. Carlson, M.D., FAAP

General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Utilizing quality improvement strategies to improve consistent tuberculosis screening in underserved at risk populations."

Mentors
Mary Louise Lindegren, M.D., Shari Barkin, M.D., MSHS


Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., M.D., MSc

Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., M.D., MSc

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Research Project
"Feasibility Trial using Hydroxyurea for Secondary Prevention of Silent Cerebral Infarct in Children with Sickle Cell Disease."

Mentor
Michael DeBaun, M.D., MPH


Mary E. Romano, M.D., MPH

Mary E. Romano, M.D., MPH

Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Research Project
"Development of a web-based curriculum in Adolescent Gynecology."

Mentor
Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D.

 

2010-2013 Scholars
 

Rebekah Brown, M.D

Rebekah Brown, M.D

Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

Research Project
"Creating and Evaluating a Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowship Core Curriculum."

Mentors
Leah Harris, M.D., Donald Brady, M.D.


Stacy Killen, M.D.

Stacy Killen, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiology

Research Project
"Fetal Magnetocardiography"

Mentor
Frank Fish, M.D.


Amy Woodward, M.D.

Amy Woodward, M.D.

Pediatric Rheumatology

Research Project
"A Modular Curriculum in Pediatric Rheumatology for Residents."

Mentors
Leah Harris, M.D., Brent Graham, M.D.

 

2009-2012 Scholars
 

Geoffrey Fleming, M.D.

Geoffrey Fleming, M.D.

Pediatric Critical Care

Research Project
"Creation and evaluation of an electronic curriculum or pediatric critical care trainees."

Mentor
Leah Harris, M.D.


Barron Patterson, M.D.

Barron Patterson, M.D.

General Pediatrics

Research Project
"Implementation and evaluation of an electronic dashboard to improve immunization rates in a teaching clinic."

Mentor
Shari Barkin, M.D., M.S.H.S.


Jill Simmons, M.D.

Jill Simmons, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Project
"Avoidance of sun exposure in patients with ALL: effect on vitamin D levels and bone turnover."

Mentor
Debra Friedman, M.D.