October 19, 2018

Recent Faculty Appointments – October 2018

Department of Pediatrics


Markus RennoMarkus Renno, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona in Tucson and completed his residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Dr. Renno went on to complete his Master of Public Health, pediatric cardiology fellowship and pediatric cardiovascular imaging fellowship at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

 


Liza MurrayLiza Murray, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Children at Risk. She received her medical degree from UAMS and completed her residency in pediatrics at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s. Dr. Murray continued her training with a fellowship in child abuse pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

 

 


Chenia EubanksChenia Eubanks, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Associate Professor in the Division of Community Pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Dr. Eubanks subsequently earned her Master of Public Health at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, where she focused her studies on maternal and child health. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

 


Heather Bullard-ManbeckHeather Bullard-Manbeck, D.O., M.A., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine. She received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Bullard-Manbeck completed general pediatrics residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 


Carl DowdenCarl W. Dowden, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi in Jackson. Dr. Dowden completed his residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 

 


Travis AyersTravis Ayers, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Ayers completed his pediatric residency at Tulane and his pediatric GI and nutrition fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

 

 


Alejandro RamirezAlex Ramirez, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology. He received his medical degree from the University School of Medicine in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Dr. Ramirez completed his postgraduate training in pediatrics at the State University of New York in Buffalo and his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology with Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital.

 


Joana MackJoana Mack, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology. She received her medical degree from Ross University. Dr. Mack completed her residency and her fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 

 


Sara Camp SandersSara Camp Sanders, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine. She received her medical degree from UAMS and completed her residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 

 


David MatlockDavid Matlock, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatology. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. He completed his residency and his fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 


Ankita ShuklaAnkita Shukla, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatology. She received her medical degree from the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences in India. She completed her residency at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She continued her training with a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

 


Rachel MillnerRachel Millner, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology. She received her medical degree from UAMS. Dr. Millner completed her residency at Vermont Children’s Hospital and continued her training with a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

 

 


Sarah CobbSarah Cobb, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology. She received her medical degree from UAMS and went on to complete her pediatric residency, neurology residency and child neurology residency at UAMS and Arkansas Children’s.

 

 

 


Tara JohnsonTara Johnson, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Dr. Johnson completed her residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia and her fellowship in neurodevelopmental disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

 

 


Bittu MajmudarBittu Majmudar, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Majmudar continued her training by completing a residency in pediatrics and a residency in neurology with the Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

 

 


Aravindhan VeerapandiyanAravindhan Veerapandiyan, M.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurology. He received his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from the Tamil Nandu Dr. MGR Medical University in India. Dr. Veerapandiyan completed his residency and his fellowship in pediatric neurology at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.

 

 


Seth SorensonSeth Sorensen, Ph.D., has joined the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychology. He received his master’s and doctoral degrees in school psychology from the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Sorensen completed a fellowship in psychiatry with Harvard Medical School at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a fellowship in neuropsychology at Children’s Neuropsychological Services in Andover.