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Pediatric Teaching Program Faculty and Staff

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Cone Health has eight Pediatrics faculty and four Pediatric Intensivists who supervise family medicine residents on required rotations, as well as Pediatric residents and students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Pediatrics Faculty

E. Kaye Gable, MD - Program Director Pediatric Teaching Service, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Gable attended Bowman Gray School of Medicine and completed her residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital Wake Forest University Medical Center.

Ola Akintemi, MD - Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Akintemi received his medical degree from the College of Ibadan in Nigeria. He completed his residency at The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and a Fellowship in Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital.

Angela Hartsell, MD, MPH - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Hartsell received her medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and her MPH degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Emily McCormick, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

McCormick graduated Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency with the Boston Combined Residency Program at Children's Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center.

Suresh Nagappan, MD, MSPH - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Nagappan received his medical degree from Michigan State University and completed his residency and chief residency at the Kaiser Pediatrics Program in Oakland, CA. He also has a public health degree in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina.

Lisa Parnell, MD, MPH - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Parnell is a graduate of the Texas A&M University College of Medicine.  She completed her residency in pediatrics at the North Carolina Children's Hospital, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also has a MPH degree from Emory University.

Pam Reitnauer, MD, PhD - Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Reitnauer received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed her residency at the University of North Carolina. She received her PhD in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with fellowship training in Medical Genetics at the University of North Carolina. Reitnauer is also Medical Director of the UNC-Greensboro Genetic Counseling Training Program.

Nicole Chandler, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UNC. 

Joining Cone Health in January 2012.  Dr. Chandler completed her residency at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where she also served as Chief Resident. Her clinical interests include: inpatient pediatric care, care of the medically complex child, quality improvement, safety and pediatric sedation.

Kathryn Wyatt, PhD - Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Wyatt received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed her internship at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Pediatric Intensivists

Michael A. Simmons, MD - Pediatric Intensivist, Director Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics

Simmons received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He completed a fellowship in Perinatal Medicine at the University of Colorado Medical Center. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and was Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, 1994-1996.

Mark W. Uhl, MD - Pediatric Intensivist, Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Uhl received his medical degree from the University of Florida School of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of California at Davis. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh.

David J. Williams, MD - Pediatric Intensivist, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Williams received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of California San Francisco/Children's Hospital of Oakland.

Vin Gupta, MD  -  Pediatric Intensivist, Medical Instructor 

Vin Gupta, M.D., joined The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in 2014.  Dr. Gupta completed his medical degree and pediatric residency training at the Medical College of Ohio. He followed that with a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Duke University Medical Center/Duke Children’s Hospital. Dr. Gupta is Board Certified in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine through the American Board of Pediatrics.

His clinical interests include conventional and non-conventional mechanical ventilation, procedural sedation, resident education, and medical simulator education.