Brookings

Academic Year 2015-2016

Promotions

Fahd Ahmad, MD, MCSI, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Jagruti Anadkat, MD, Assistant Professor, Clinician Track, Newborn Medicine
Ana Maria Arbelaez, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track, Endocrinology
Adrienne Atzemis, MD, Associate Professor, Clinician Track, Emergency Medicine
Sirine Baltagi, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care
Avraham Beigelman, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy and Pulmonary
Shobha Bhaskar, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Hospitalist
Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Investigative Track, Nephrology
Jennifer Duncan, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care
Charles Eldridge, IV, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Avihu Gazit, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Critical Care
Michael Harris, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Amjad Horani, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Thomas Keefe Davis, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Nephrology
Caroline Lee, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Angela Lumba, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
Lisa Moscoso, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Clinician Track, Hospitalist
Gian Musarra, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Tract, Hospitalist
Tara Neumayr, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care
Cassandra Pruitt, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician track, Hospitalist Medicine
Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Janis Stoll, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Gastroenterology
David Wilson, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Kristine Wylie, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Research Track

Appointments

Priya Bhat, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology and Critical Care
Chesney Castleberry, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Kara Hennelly, MD., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Emergency Medicine
Noor Riaz, MD, Instructor of Pediatrics, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Zachary Vesoulis, MD Instructor of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Kenneth Remy, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care
Bridget Zoeller, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Cardiology

Academic Year 2014-2015

Promotions

Dennis Dietzen, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track
Alexis Elward, MPH, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, Clinician Track
Matthew Goldsmith, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Critical Care Medicine
Bess Marshall, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Clinician Track
Kathryn Plax, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
Mythili Srinivasan, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist, Clinician Track
Yumi Turmelle, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Clinician Track
Celeste Capers, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care, Clinicain Track

Academic Year 2013-2014

Promotions

Effective July 1, 2013

Michael Turmelle, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track
Jeffrey Magee, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track, Secondary Appointment in Genetics
Beth Kozel, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatric, Investigator Track, Secondary appointment in Genetics
Laura Schuettpelz, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track
Kathleen Simpson, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track
Amanda Emke, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track
Aaron Miller, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track
Sri Chinta, MBBS, MD, Instructor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

Appointments

Jeffrey Magee, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track, Secondary Appointment in HEM/ONC (8/1/13)
Lianne J. Woodward, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics with Tenure, Investigator Track, Division of Newborn Medicine (1/1/13)
Stephanie Fritz, MD has been appointed to a leadership role in the School of Medicine's ICTS as Pediatrics Education Program Director
Todd Wylie, BS, Research Instructor of Pediatrics, Laboratory Medicine
Yanjiao Zhou, MD, MS, PhD, Research Instructor of Pediatrics, Laboratory Medicine

Academic Year 2012-2013

Promotions

Robert Hayashi, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinican Educator Track, Division of Hematology and
Shalini Shenoy, M.B.B.S., M.D., Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Ferdinand Coste, D.O., Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Sarah Garwood, M.D., Assistant Professor, Clinician Track, Division of Adolescent and Diagnostic Medicine
Colleen Wallace, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Stuart Sweet, M.D. Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine
Frederick Huang, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Megan Cooper, M.D. Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track, Division of Rheumatology
Purvi Shah, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Gautam Singh, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Cardiology
Marwan Shinawi, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Genetics
Feliciano Yu, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Celeste Morley, M.D., Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Investigator Track, Division of Infectious Disease and of Pathology and Immunology
Jose A. Pineda, M.D., MSc, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Division of Critical Care
Soe Mar, MD, Joint Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics (CT) (Neurology)
Matthew Goldsmith, MD Change to Clinician Track

Appointments

Stuart Friess, MD, Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Clinician Track

Academic Year 2011-2012

Promotions

David A. Hunstad, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics with tenure, Investigative track, with a secondary promotion in Molecular Biology; Infectious Disease
Anthony R. French, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor with tenure, Investigative Track, with a secondary promotion in Pathology & Immunology; and of Biomedical Engineering, Rheumatology
Kathleen M. Berchelmann, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Hospitalist
Alysa Ellis, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary
Lori R. Holz, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Gastoenterology
Sun-Young Ahn, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Nephrology
Vikas Dharnidharka, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Nephrology on the Investigator Track
Shabana Shahanavaz, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Cardiology
Paul Hruz, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Robert Paschall, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division Emergency Medicine

Appointments

Aline Tanios, M.D., appointed as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Kathryn Bucklen, M.D., appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Monica Hulbert, M.D., appointed Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Hematology and Oncology
John Lin, M.D., appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator Track, Division of Critical Care
Stuart Friess, M.D., appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Division of Critical Care
Karen Gauvain, M.D., appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Track, Division of Hematology

Academic Year 2010-2011

Promotions 3/31/11

Leonard Bacharier, M.D., promoted to Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track. Dr. Bacharier in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine.
Avraham Beigelman, M.D., promoted to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinical Track in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine.
Carey-Ann Burnham, Ph.D. promoted to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinical Track in Lab. Medicine.
Stephanie Fritz, M.D. promoted to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Investigator Track in the Division of Infectious Disease.
Mark Grady, M.D. promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track in the Division of Cardiology.
Michael Harris, Ph.D., M.D. promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track in the Division of Newborn Medicine.
Paul Hruz, M.D., Ph.D. promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Investigator Track in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes.
Amy Lawson, M.D. promoted to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinical Track in the Division of Hospital Medicine.
David Rudnick, M.D., Ph.D. promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Investigator Track. Dr. Rudnick is a member of the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Promotions 1/5/11

Dr. Feliciano Buenviaje Yu Jr., M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to August 1, 2010. (Hospitalist Medicine)
Dr. Alexander Weymann, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective July 1, 2011. (GI)
Dr. Christine M. Hrach, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective January 1, 2011. (Hospitalist Medicine)
Dr. Kim P. Hamlin, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective January 1, 2011. (Hospitalist Medicine)
Dr. Jared T. Muenzer, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Investigator Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010. (EM)
Dr. William B. Waldrop, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to January 1, 2010 (Primary appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology).
Dr. Shashikant Kulkarni, M.D., Ph.D. for Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective July 1, 2011 (Primary appointment in the Department of Pathology and Immunology).
**** The AAMC has released the 2009-10 “Women in U.S. Academic Medicine: Statistics and Benchmarking Report.” This year’s report presents new data on women appointed to temporary leadership, part-time faculty, instructor, and volunteer instructor positions. Produced annually, the report examines data on women faculty by rank, gender, department, degree, and ethnicity, as well as levels of institutional support for women in medical education.

*****Messages from Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D.*****

I am delighted to announce that Terrie Inder has accepted my invitation to be Unit Leader in our Patient Oriented Research Unit. Terrie will join Neil White as one of the two Unit Leaders of PORU. Please welcome Terrie to this new role.

Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D. 9/29/10

I am delighted to announce that Katie Plax, M.D. has accepted my invitation to serve as Director of the Division of Diagnostic Medicine. Katie, as you know, is director of the adolescent center and established the remarkably successful SPOT program. Jim Keating will continue in his essential role as director of the diagnostic center. We thank Jim for his leadership of the Division and welcome Katie as his successor in that role. Please join me in thanking Jim and congratulating Katie.

Alan L. Schwartz, Ph.D., M.D. 10/4/10

Promotions approved at the Oct. 6, 2010
Executive Faculty Meeting

Peter Howard Michelson, M.D. for Appointment as Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to August 1, 2010.
Adrienne Denise Atzemis, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010.
Mary E. Hartman, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to August 1, 2010.
Frederick Szujuei Huang, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to July 26, 2010.
Lisa Marie Madden, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to June 19, 2010.
Cassandra Michelle Pruitt, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010.
David Schnadower, M.D. for Appointment as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010.
David T. Balzer, M.D. for Promotion to Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective October 1, 2010.
Stanley P. Hmiel, M.D. for Promotion to Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective January 1, 2011.
Joshua Bennett Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. for Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Associate Professor of Neurology on the Investigator Track with Granting of Tenure, effective October 1, 2010. (Tenure will not be final until the 12/3 WU Board Mtg.) Primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics.
Alexis M. Elward, M.D., M.P.H. for Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective October 1, 2010.
Joseph Donald Gunn, M.D. for Promotion to Associate Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective October 1, 2010.
Todd Druley, M.D., Ph.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and an Appointment as Assistant Professor of Genetics on the Investigator Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010 (Primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics).
Audrey R. Odom, M.D., Ph.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and an Appointment as Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology on the Investigator Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010 (Primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics).
Julie K. McManemy, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, retroactive to July 1, 2010.
William L. Rives, M.D. for Promotion to Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the Clinician Track, effective October 1, 2010.
Mary C. Dinauer, M.D., Ph.D. for Appointment as Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Pathology and Immunology on the Investigator Track, retroactive to August 1, 2010. (Tenure not final until the 12/3 WU Board Mtg.) Primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics.
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James Kemp, M.D., of the Department of Pediatrics; Matthew Kreuter, PhD, of the Institute for Public Health and Brown School of Social Work; Mary Politi, PhD, of the Department of Surgery; andSusan Racette, PhD, of the Program in Physical Therapy; along with community partners, have received three of the seven grants given in the first round of funding from the $1.5 million St. Louis Community/University Health Research Partnership. Each grant is allotted up to $100,000 per project for a one-year period to address critical health issues in the St. Louis community. RECORD 10/4/10