Faculty in the Neonatology section are actively engaged in several areas of research including multiple clinical trials, the use of computer technology for documentation; appropriate pain control in neonates, and refinement of discharge planning and follow-up medical management of NICU graduates.

Faculty Members:

Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Jennifer Andrews, M.D.
Jennifer Andrews, M.D.
Associate Professor
Robert Arrington
Robert Arrington, M.D.
Professor
Megan Baber, D.O.
Megan Baber, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Jared Beavers, M.D.
Jared Beavers, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Jessica Beavers, M.D.
Jessica Beavers, M.D.
Associate Professor
Carla Brown, M.D.
Carla Brown, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Laura Carr, M.D.
Laura Carr, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Angela Chandler
Angela Chandler, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vikas Chowdhary
Vikas Chowdhary, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Sherry Courtney, M.D.
Sherry Courtney, M.D.
Professor
Nahed Elhassan
Nahed Elhassan, M.D.
Professor
Maria Esquivel, M.D.
Teresa Esquivel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Richard 'Whit' Hall, M.D.
Whit Hall, M.D.
Professor
Jessica Jakubowicz, M.D.
Jessica Jakubowicz, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Kim, M.D.
Elizabeth Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor
Stephanie Korff, M.D.
Stephanie Korff, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Robert Lyle, M.D.
Robert Lyle, M.D.
Professor
Ashley Lynch
Ashley Lynch, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Tonya Marotti, M.D.
Tonya Marotti, M.D.
Instructor
David Matlock, M.D.
David Matlock, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Franscesca Miquel-Verges, M.D.
Chesca Miquel-Verges, M.D.
Associate Professor
Clare Nesmith, M.D.
Clare Nesmith, M.D.
Associate Professor
Sara Peeples, M.D.
Sara Peeples, M.D.
Associate Professor
Becky Rogers, M.D.
Becky Rogers, M.D.
Associate Professor
Ashley Ross, M.D. Section Chief
Ashley Ross, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of Neonatology
Jennifer Rumpel, M.D.
Jennifer Rumpel, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Douglas Seglem, D.O.
Douglas Seglem, D.O.
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Megha Sharma, M.D.
Megha Sharma, M.D.
Zackary Shearer, M.D.
Zackary Shearer, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Ankita Shukla, M.D.
Ankita Shukla, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Joanne Szabo, M.D.
Joanne Szabo, M.D.
Associate Professor
Billy Thomas, M.D.
Billy Thomas, M.D.
Professor
Tara Venable, M.D.
Tara Venable, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Misty Virmani, M.D.
Misty Virmani, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Donnal Walter, M.D., Ph.D.
Donnal Walter, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Gwen White, M.D.
Gwen White, M.D.
Assistant Professor

The ACH/UAMS pediatric faculty includes over 260 faculty members representing virtually every pediatric subspecialty, including cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology, neonatology, gastroenterology, infectious desease, hematology/oncology, pharmacology, and emergency medicine.

Surgical specialties include cardiovascular surgery, general pediatric surgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and pediatric otolaryngology, supported by pediatric anesthesiologists.

Critical support physicians for the NICU include pediatric radiologists and pathologists.