Teaching Faculty

From the tiniest newborn to those nearly 20, children are the focus of our pediatric program. Click on the names below to meet some of the people who make sure that children get some of the best clinical care in the nation and that residents get some of the best teaching in the nation. With a smaller program embedded in such a highly skilled clinical setting, residents learn at the bedside with some of the top experts around.


Crystal Cederna-Meko PsyD


Stacy Frye MD

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine and Nonsurgical Orthopaedic Specialist
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Mona Hanna-Attisha MD MPH


Susumu Inoue MD

  • Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Muhammad Jabbar MD

  • Director, Pediataric Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Associate Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Ahmad Kaddurah MD

  • Pediatric Neurologist
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Lauren O’Connell MD

  • Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Nkechi Onwuzurike MD

  • Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

Brian Nolan MD

  • Pediatric intensivist, neonatologist, child abuse expert
  • Director of Hurley Pediatric Critical Care
  • Clinical Director of Hurley Pediatrics

Katherine Poitras PsyD

  • Pediatric Psychologist
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Yaseen Rafee MD

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Gwen Reyes MD

  • Assistant Clinic Director, Hurley Children’s Clinic
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development
  • Associate Pediatric Clerkship Director, MSU CHM

Anju Sawni MD

  • Adolescent Medicine Specialist
  • Associate Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Mahesh Sharman MD

  • Pediatric intensivist
  • Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Hurley Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development
  • Director, MSU CHM Community Pediatrics Clerkships