Faculty & Staff

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.

Dr Sharman facilitating a Pediatrics I PASS handover simulation 2015
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Hurley Peds faculty take on leadership roles

It takes a lot of people to run medical schools and residency training programs. The Pediatrics and Human Development Department at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is no exception. Fortunately, they have some of the best and brightest to lead the way, including 5 Hurley pediatric faculty in leadership positions in the MSU PHD Committee Board's various subcommittees, starting Sept. 1, 2020. From the Hurley Pediatrics Program:

Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

  • Crystal Cederna-Meko PsyD
  • Ranjan Monga MD

Executive Committee

  • Yaseen Rafe'e
  • Mahesh Sharman

Research Committee

  • Rebecca Ellens
Making it all work

Meet the program coordinator

When everything just seems to run smoothly, it can be difficult to see all of the background work that makes that possible. Especially when the person behind the curtain, so to speak, is a soft-spoken example of quiet competence. But don't let that calm demeanor fool you. Read Audrina Roberts' profile to see how she spends her time away from Hurley and her secrets for keeping work and family life manageable.

Read the bio

Monica Maka Nafsou DO

  • Neonatologist
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Ryan Reece MD

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

Paula Silva MD

  • Pediatric Intensivist

Lochan Subedi MD

  • Neonatologist
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, MSU CHM Pediatrics and Human Development

Mohammad Tabbah MD

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