Neonatology Faculty & Staff

 

Faculty

Catherine Bendel, MD
Associate Professor

612-626-0644
bende001@umn.edu

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Melissa Engel, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
wayn0020@umn.edu

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Nancy Fahim, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
nfahim@umn.edu

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Cheryl Gale, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor

612-626-0644
galex012@umn.edu

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Tate Gisslen, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
tgisslen@umn.edu

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Sixto Guiang III, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
guian001@umn.edu

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Erin A. Osterholm, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
oste0123@umn.edu

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Megan Paulsen, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
mgosslin@umn.edu

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Katie Pfister, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
pfis0019@umn.edu

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Heather Podgorski, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
tayl0626@umn.edu

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Sara Ramel, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
sramel@umn.edu

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Raghavendra Rao, MD
Associate Professor

612-626-0644
raghurao@umn.edu

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Kari Roberts, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
rober694@umn.edu

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Katherine Satrom, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
ksatrom@umn.edu

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Johannah Scheurer, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
krueg080@umn.edu

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Erin Stepka, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
ecstepka@umn.edu

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Jameel Winter, MD
Assistant Professor

612-626-0644
winte281@umn.edu

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Administration

Theresa Diggs
Executive Office & Administrative Specialist

612-625-7451
tdiggs@umn.edu

Ellen Jeffery
Fellowship Coordinator

612-626-2958
sull0380@umn.edu

Nashad Muse
Executive Office & Administrative Specialist

612-625-7156
muse0026@umn.edu

Susan Strate
Division Administrator

612-626-2765
strat017@umn.edu

Fellows

Juan David Gonzalez Villamizar, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

Gonz0241@umn.edu

David attended medical school at the Universidad de Carabobo Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud and continued his training as a resident at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has currently not decided on a research project.

Marie Hickey, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

hick0245@umn.edu

Marie completed medical school and her pediatric residency at the U of MN. Marie's research interests are in nutrition, growth and neurodevelopmental outcomes. Her research project will explore the neurodevelopmental and metabolic consequences of an altered gut microbiome in infancy. 

Ellen Ingolfsland, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

chri1173@umn.edu

Ellen completed medical school and her pediatric residency at the U of MN. Ellen's work is on the impact of anemia on retinopathy of prematurity, specifically identifying how anemia modulates gene expression in the retina to produce neovascularization.

Julie Johnson Rolfes, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

Rolfe030@umn.edu

Julie completed medical school at the University of Minnesota and completed her pediatric residency at the University of California, San Diego. She has not yet decided on a research project. 

Erin Plummer, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

forst062@umn.edu

Erin attended Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, OH and completed her pediatric residency at the U of MN. Erin’s research interests are in evaluating body composition and neurodevelopmental outcomes among infants born with GI track abnormalities. She will look at the unique nutritional challenges for these infants. 

Ann Simones, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

simon728@umn.edu

Fellowship Dates: 2015-2018

Annie completed Medical School and her pediatric residency at the U of MN. Her research interests are in neonatal lung disease, in particular evaluating unique methods to prevent acute lung injury and the development of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).

Elizabeth Zorn, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

zornx011@umn.edu

Libby attended the U of MN Medical School and completed her pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Libby’s research interests are in evaluating the outcomes of neurologic stressors at birth.

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