Meet the Fellows

2017 - 2018 Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellows

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Melissa Andrianov, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 3rd Year
Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago

Research Interest:  Perinatal counseling of periviable infants
Mentor: Bree Andrews, MD, MPH

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Lauren Astrug, MD - Chief Fellow
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 3rd Year
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Dallas - Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Medical School: Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Research Interest:  Prenatal probiotics and development of intestinal innate immunity
Mentor: Erika Claud, MD

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Christine Carlos, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 3rd Year
Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

Research Interest:  Opiod Use Kinetics in Preterm Infants
Mentor: Michael S. Caplan, MD
Ethics Fellowship

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Ranjani Ananth, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 2nd Year
Residency:  Westchester Medical Center
Medical School:  Medical College of Wisconsin

Research Interest:  Cardiac Development
Mentor: Ivan Moskowitz, MD, PhD

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Elizabeth Boyle, DO
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 2nd Year
Residency:  Lutheran General Hospital
Medical School:  Midwestern University of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Research Interest:  Simulation in Resident Education
Mentor: Gillian Brennan, MD

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Walid Hussain, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 2nd Year
Residency:  Children's Mercy Hospital
Medical School:  Creighton University

Research Interest:  Transport medicine and process improvement
Mentor: Michael Schreiber, MD, and Sudhir Sriram, MD

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Christina Kim, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 2nd Year
Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Research Interest: Effect of antibiotic use in the NICU on microbiome development
Mentor: Erika Claud, MD

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Madeline (Maddy) Cayton, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 1st Year
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: University of Texas at San Antonio

Research Interest: Pulmonary Hypertension
Mentor: Michael S. Schreiber, MD

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Patrick Hughes, DO
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 1st Year
Residency: University of Chicago Medicine
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

Research Interest: NICU morbidities and Neurodevelopment Outcomes
Mentor: Bree Andrews, MD, MPH

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Emilee Parsons, DO
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow - 1st Year
Residency: University of Kentucky
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Research Interest: Microbiome and Brain Development
Mentor: Erika Claud, MD