Fellowship Directors

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John Fahey, MD

Cardiology

Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Associate Clinical Professor of Nursing

Director, Pediatric Exercise Laboratory

Co-Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology

Research Interests

Cardiology; Exercise Test; Heart Diseases; Obesity; Pediatrics; Physiology; Pulmonary Artery; Rickets; Exercise

Clinical Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases

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Robert Elder, MD

Cardiology

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and of Medicine (Cardiology)

Director, Adult Congenital Heart Program

Director Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology

Research Interests

Cardiology; Heart Diseases; Pediatrics; Fontan Procedure

Clinical Interests

Aortic Coarctation; Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Dextrocardia; Ductus Arteriosus, Patent; Ebstein Anomaly; Heart Defects, Congenital; Heart Septal Defects; Noonan Syndrome; Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular; Tetralogy of Fallot; Transposition of Great Vessels; Turner Syndrome; Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; Fontan Procedure; Tricuspid Atresia; Heterotaxy Syndrome

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John Giuliano Jr, MD

Critical Care

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)

Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program

Medical Director, Critical Care Transport Services

Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Service

Research Interests

Critical Care; Inflammation; Pediatrics; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Sepsis; Acute Lung Injury

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Richard Pierce, MD

Critical Care

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)

Associate Program Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Pediatrics

Research Interests

Blood Vessels; Capillary Permeability; Cardiovascular System; Endothelium; Endothelium, Vascular; Pediatrics; Intensive Care Units, Pediatric; Sepsis; Capillary Leak Syndrome; Genomics; Microvessels; Translational Medical Research

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Carol Weitzman, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and in the Child Study Center

Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program

Director, Yale Adoption/Foster Clinic

Fellowship Program Director, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Research Interests

Adoption; Child Psychiatry; Maternal Health Services; Mental Health; Pediatrics; Romania; Psychology, Developmental

Clinical Interests

Adoption; Anxiety Disorders; Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Autistic Disorder; Child Behavior; Developmental Disabilities; Child Development Disorders, Pervasive; Language Development Disorders; Learning Disorders; Intellectual Disability; Parent-Child Relations; Psychopharmacology; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

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Melissa Langhan, MD, MHS

Emergency Medicine

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine

Director of Operations, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Director of Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Asthma; Carbon Dioxide; Education, Medical; Emergency Medicine; Pediatrics; Severity of Illness Index; Capnography; Patient Safety; Mindfulness

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine; Pediatrics

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Gunjan Tiyyagura, MD

Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine

Associate Fellowship Director

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Anisha Patel, DO

Endocrinology

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

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Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP

Gastroenterology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology)

Vice Chair of Ambulatory Operations, Department of Pediatrics

Associate Clinical Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director

Medical Director, Yale Pediatric Celiac Program

Clinical Interests

Colitis, Ulcerative; Constipation; Crohn Disease; Deglutition Disorders; Digestive System Diseases; Encopresis; Food Hypersensitivity; Gastroenterology; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Heartburn; Lactose Intolerance; Obesity; Pediatrics; Helicobacter pylori; Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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Alex Koral, MD

Gastroenterology

Assistant Professor

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Farzana Pashankar, MD, MRCP

Hematology/Oncology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology / Oncology)

Research Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Echocardiography; Hematology; Hypertension, Pulmonary; Medical Oncology; Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Anemia, Sickle Cell; Hematologic Diseases; Medical Oncology; Thalassemia

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Elijah Paintsil

Infectious Diseases

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pharmacology

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Research Interests

Brazil; Ghana; Hepatitis C; HIV; Pediatrics; Pharmacology; Molecular Epidemiology; HIV Reverse Transcriptase; Infectious Disease Medicine

Clinical Interests

HIV; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Eugene Shapiro, MD

Infectious Diseases

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics

Deputy Director, Investigative Medicine PhD Program

Co-Director of Education, Yale Center for CLinical Investigation

Research Interests

Education; Lyme Disease; Investigative Techniques; Pediatrics; Vaccines; Case-Control Studies; Infectious Disease Medicine; Translational Medical Research

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Lindsay Johnston, MD, MEd

Neonatology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Director of Yale- New Haven Medical Center Training Program in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Christie J Bruno, DO

Neonatology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Associate Director, Yale NICU GRAD Program

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Julie Goodwin, MD

Nephrology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Nephrology)

Fellowship Program Director

Research Interests

Glucocorticoids; Hypertension; Inflammation; Nephrology; Nephrotic Syndrome; Pediatrics; Steroids; Sepsis; Atherosclerosis

Clinical Interests

Hematuria; Hypertension; Kidney Calculi; Kidney Diseases; Proteinuria; Vesico-Ureteral Reflux; Water-Electrolyte Imbalance; Kidney Transplantation

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Jillian Warejko, MD

Nephrology

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Nephrology)

Associate Program Director Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology

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Beverley Sheares

Pulmonology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonology)

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Pnina Weiss, MD

Pulmonology

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine)

Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function Laboratory

Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship

Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics

Research Interests

Asthma; Asthma, Exercise-Induced; Curriculum; Respiratory Physiological Phenomena; Public Health Practice

Clinical Interests

Asthma; Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia; Cystic Fibrosis; Pneumonia; Sleep Wake Disorders

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