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.


Mona Hanna-Attisha MD MPH


Reena Ahluwalia MD

  • Pediatric Hospitalist, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Kitti-Kaye Bodley MD

  • Neonatologsit, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development.

Katherine Burrell PsyD

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

Crystal Cederna-Meko PsyD


Shivani Choudhary MD

  • Pediatrician
  • Clinic Preceptor
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Hytham Fadl MD

  • Pediatrician
  • Clinic Preceptor
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Stacy Frye MD

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

Ashweena Gonuguntla MD

  • Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

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
  • Director, Pediatric Neurology, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

  • Neonatologist
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Tintin Manuela-Abad MD

  • Pediatrician
  • Director, Hurley Children’s Clinic, Flint, Mich.
  • Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Ranjan Monga MD

  • Neonatologist
  • Director, Hurley Neonatology
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Monica Maka Nafsou DO

  • Neonatologist
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Brian Nolan MD

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

Elna Saah MD

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

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, Flint, Mich.
  • Associate Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development
  • Director, MSU CHM Community Pediatrics Clerkships

Paula Silva MD

  • Pediatric Intensivist
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Lochan Subedi MD

  • Neonatologist
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Kristin Swor Wolf MD

  • Emergency Medicine Physician
  • Coordinator, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Rotations, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Faculty, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Mohammad Tabbah MD

  • Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Sania Zainuddin MD

  • Pediatrician, Hurley Children’s Clinic, Flint, Mich.
  • Faculty, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development