A weekly photo round up of events, people and groups in the Department.

  • Whitley

    Richard Whitley, M.D., Pediatric Infectious Disease, becoming a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. 

  • Dr.AskenaziandGriffin

    David Askenazi, M.D., Pediatric Nephrology, and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Director Dr. Griffin Rodgers talking about the excellent research being done at UAB and Children's of Alabama. Dr. Rodgers presented the American Society of Nephrology 2018 Presidential Award Lecture.

  • RPCC 60th

    The Regional Poison Control Center (RPCC) at Children’s of Alabama recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. The management team includes Medical Director Justin Arnold, D.O., MPH; Associate Medical Director Michele Nichols, M.D.; Director Ann Slattery, DrPH, RN, RPh, DABAT; and Clinical Supervisor LaDonna Gaines MPH, RN, CSPI.

  • GI Casino for a Cause

    Members of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition attend the largest, local fundraiser of the year for the Crohns and Colitis Foundation, Casino for A Cause. Pictured: Mike Leonis, M.D., Taylor Knight CRNP, Margaux Barnes Ph.D. Traci Jester, M.D., Marissa Gowey, Ph.D., and Reed Dimmitt, M.D.

  • reach out and read mckinney

    Jaime McKinney, M.D., Academic General Pediatrics, reading with patients in the Primary Care Clinic in partnership with Reach Out & Read-Alabama. 

  • smola presentation AAP

    Cassi Smola, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine, presented her poster titled "A New View for Acute Otitis Media" at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition last weekend in Orlando, Florida. 

  • wagner presentation aap

    Lauren Wagner, D.O., Second Year Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellow, presented a poster titled "Improving Screening for Tobacco Use in Adolescent Inpatients at a Children’s Hospital" at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition Section on Tobacco Control last weekend in Orlando, Florida.

  • Sandythurmondreeddimmitt

    Sandy Thurmond, VP Primary Care Services and Reed Dimmitt, M.D., Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, happily tailgating prior to the Alabama-Missouri football game Saturday, October 13 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

  • al-aap awards 1

    The Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics hosted their annual awards dinner on September 29. Below is a list of awards and winners handed out at the dinner.

    2018 Legislative Hero: Alabama Representative Pebblin Warren
    Chapter & District X Awards and Recognition: Nola Ernest, M.D., Morissa Ladinsky, M.D., Cathy Wood, M.D., and Dothan Pediatrics Healthcare Network
    Carden Johnston Leadership Award: David Gremse, M.D.
    Marsha Raulerson Advocacy Award: Cathy Wood, M.D.
    2018 Wallace Alexander Clyde Distinguished Service Award: David Smalley, M.D.
    2019 Master Pediatrician Award: Arnold Tauro, M.D.

    Pictured:
    Photo on the left: Drs. Carden Johnston, David Gremse and Andrew Stubblefield

  • al-aap awards 2

    The Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics hosted their annual awards dinner on September 29. Below is a list of awards and winners handed out at the dinner.

    2018 Legislative Hero: Alabama Representative Pebblin Warren
    Chapter & District X Awards and Recognition: Nola Ernest, M.D., Morissa Ladinsky, M.D., Cathy Wood, M.D., and Dothan Pediatrics Healthcare Network
    Carden Johnston Leadership Award: David Gremse, M.D.
    Marsha Raulerson Advocacy Award: Cathy Wood, M.D.
    2018 Wallace Alexander Clyde Distinguished Service Award: David Smalley, M.D.
    2019 Master Pediatrician Award: Arnold Tauro, M.D.

    Pictured:
    Photo on the right: Drs. Cathy Wood, Marsha Raulerson and Andrew Stubblefield

  • Goyaldureheroesbreakfast1

    Drs. Monisha Goyal and Leon Dure, Pediatric Neurology, at the Superhero Breakfast on Wednesday, October 3. This year's Superhero Breakfast honored the Epilepsy Program. Also pictured is superhero Dr. Curt Rozelle.

  • lau and coyne-beasley

    Yung Lau, M.D., Pediatric Cardiology and Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., Adolescent Medicine, at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Leadership Development Course for Academic Physicians. 

  • hospital med children's ball

    Lauren Nassetta, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Hannah Gardner, M.D., First Year Fellow Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Jennifer Hoefert, M.D., First Year Fellow Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Susan Walley, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Jacinta Cooper, M.D., Third Year Fellow Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Mitch Cohen, M.D., Chair of Pediatrics, Morissa Ladinsky, M.D., Academic General Pediatrics, Laura Wagner, D.O., Second Year Fellow Pediatric Hospital Medicine, and Meghan Hofto, M.D., Pediatric Hospital Medicine, at the Children's of Alabama Children's Ball Friday, November 9. 

  • cooper, blakemore, glaeser children's ball

    Shaundra Blakemore, M.D., Third Year Fellow Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pete Glaeser, M.D., Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Jacinta Cooper, M.D., Third Year Fellow Pediatric Emergency Medicine, at the Children's of Alabama Children's Ball on Friday, November 9.

  • wilcox county health fair

    Hannah Hulsey, M.D., First Year Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, Samantha Hill, M.D., Third Year Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, Tina Simpson, M.D., Adolescent Medicine and Morissa Ladinsky, M.D., Academic General Pediatrics, attended the Wilcox County Health Fair on November 17. The health fair sponsored by John Paul Jones Hospital, Asera Care and UAB Medicine and provides valuable health screenings and health education to residents of Wilcox County, Alabama.

  • PCC-Flu fighters

    The PCC Flu Fighter Superheroes! 
    Pictured: Stephanie Perry, Practice Manager, Izzy Alfano, Adrienne Walker, RN, Jessica Mashburn, RN, Miesha Hart, Becky Bilbro and Kayla Stodgel

  • PCC Thanksgiving PJ party

    The Primary Care Clinic hosted a Thanksgiving breakfast pajama party. Pictured here are Rebecca Winslett, Nursing Supervisor, Sharon Dale, Kayla Stodgel, Latoya Hall, Tyneshia Freeman, Desaree Youngblood, Jessica Mashburn, RN, Stephanie Perry, Practice Manager, Jennifer Nasiatka, RN, Jazzmin Berry and Izzy Alfano.

  • Lebensburger at ASH

    Jeffrey Lebensburger, M.D., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, gave an oral presentation at the American Society of Hematology 2018 meeting in San Diego, California, discussing that hyperfiltration in children with sickle cell disease is a risk factor for albuminuria.

  • PCC Tacky Sweaters

    Pediatric Primary Care Clinic ringing in the season with Tacky Holiday Sweaters!
    Pictured: Kayla Stodgel, Becky Bilbro, Tyneshia Freeman, Rebecca Winslett, Nurse Supervisor, Desaree Youngblood, Jennifer Nasiatka, RN, Sharon Dale, Adrienne Walker, RN, Stephanie Perry, Practice Manager, Rachel Williams, RN, Izzy Alfano and Jazzmin Berry.