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Faculty and Fellows

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship is designed to equip trainees with the skills and attitudes required to be life-long learners, effective teachers of families and other members of the health care team and productive members of the larger community.


Program Director

Jotishna Sharma, MD, DCH, MEd
Neonatologist; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
 

Associate Program Director

Charisse I. Lachica, MD
Neonatologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellows

Jamesia Donato, MD
Jennie Godwin, MD
Yonatan Kurland, MD
Mirabel Martinez, MD
Susan McAnany, MD
Amjad Taha, MD
Megan Tucker, MD
Jacob Ward, DO

 

Faculty and Staff

Meet the team from Neonatology.

Alumni

Class of 2020
Dr. Taylor Hansen – Avera, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Dr. Karishma Rao – Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri

Class of 2019
Dr. Betsy Cammack – Auroa BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Dr. Lauren Cummings – St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri

Class of 2018
Dr. Lovya George – Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Samuel Lee – St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Nicholas Townley – Creighton Medical Center and Omaha Children’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska

Class of 2017
Dr. Gangaram (Sanjay) Akangire – Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Timothy Ulrich – St Luke’s System – Boise, Idaho

Class of 2016
Dr. Jasminkumar Patel – St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Craig Sitzman – Heartland Neonatology Associates, Lincoln, Nebraska

Class of 2015
Dr. Jessica Brunkhorst – Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Jamie Rosterman – St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri

Class of 2014
Dr. Vydehi Murthy – St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Kim Thornton – Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas, Rogers, Arkansas