Current Fellows

Third Year Fellows

Morgan Doughty, MD (2017-2020)
Pediatric Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Research Project: Factors affecting persistence and progression of AKI in post-operative cardiac patients receiving cardiopulmonary bypass.
Research Mentor: Vinai Modem, MD

Rachel Maurice, MD (2017-2020)
Pediatric Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Research Project: Bioimpedence as a tool to monitor fluid status in post cardiac surgery infant.
Research Mentor: Vinai Modem, MD

Thao NguyenThao Nguyen, DO (2017-2020)
Pediatric Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
Research Project: A retrospective study evaluating enteral clonidine use in PICU patients receiving prolonged dexmedetomidine use.
Research Mentor: Alvaro Coronado Munoz, MD , Sheikh Ahmed, MD

Second Year Fellows

Bassam Albassam, MD (2018-2021)
Pediatric Residency:Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (Formerly Miami Children’s Hospital), Miami, FL
Research Project: The effect of Aminophylline on urine output in the immediate post-operative period in cardiac patients.
Research Mentor: Vinai Modem, MD, Alvaro Coronado Munoz, MD

John Leotaud, MD (2018-2021)
Pediatric Residency: NYMC Metropolitan Hospital New York City, NY,
Research Project: Nebulized perflubron and ARDS.
Research Mentor: Vinai Modem, MD, Alvaro Coronado Munoz, MD

First Year Fellows

Ernesto Fernandez, MD (2019-2022)
Pediatric Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Research Project: In development
Research Mentor: In development

Juan Jose Palacios Bucheli, MD (2019-2022)
Pediatric Residency: UM/Holtz Childrens Hospital Miami, FL
Research Project: In development
Research Mentor: In development

Viswamitra Ragoonanan,  MD (2019-2022)
Pediatric Residency: Driscoll Children’s Hospital/Texas A&M College of Medicine Program Corpus Christi, TX
Research Project: In development
Research Mentor: In development

Satish Shah, MD (2019-2022)
Pediatric Residency: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Research Project: In development
Research Mentor: In development