Critical Care Faculty

Fifteen Board-certified pediatric intensivists comprise the primary teaching staff for the fellowship program. Five of these faculty members are cardiac intensivists who attend in both CVICU and PICU.

 

Frederick (Rick) E. Barr, M.D., M.B.A.

 

Frederick (Rick) E. Barr, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor of Pediatrics

Chair of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Child Health

Interests: Pulmonary hypertension, clinical research


Stephen M. Schexnayder, M.D. 

 

Stephen M. Schexnayder, M.D. 

Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine

Section Chief and Vice Chair of Education


Sanjiv Pasala, M.D. 

 

Sanjiv Pasala, M.D. 

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Fellowship Program Director

Interests: Medical education, education through hi-fidelity simulation


Rupal Bhakta, M.D.

 

Rupal Bhakta, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Interests:  Cardiac critical care


Priya Bhaskar, M.D.

 

Priya Bhaskar, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Interests:  Cardiac critical care


Abdallah Dalabih, M.D., M.B.A.

 

Abdallah Dalabih, M.D., M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Interests:  Asthma, deep sedation, healthcare management


Lauren Edwards, M.D.

 

Lauren Edwards, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

 


Xiomara Garcia, M.D.

 

Xiomara Garcia, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Interests:  Cardiac critical care


James Hungerford, M.D.

 

James Hungerford, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Interests: Sleep Medicine


Katherine Irby, M.D., FAAP

 

Katherine Irby, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Interests: Delirium, sedation, PICU survivor outcomes, fellow research development


Matthew P. Malone, M.D.

 

Matthew P. Malone, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

ECMO Education Director

Interests: ECMO, education through hi-fidelity simulation, bioethics


Michele Moss, M.D., FAAP FCCM

Michele Moss, M.D., FAAP FCCM

Professor of Pediatrics and Vice Chair of Clinical Services

Co-Medical Director, Angel One Transport

Medical Director, ECMO

Interests: Pediatric transport, hospital acquired conditions especially CLABSI, ECMO, cardiac critical care

 


Parthak Prodhan, M.D.

 

Parthak Prodhan, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Medical Direct, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Interests: Cardiac critical care

 


Ronald Sanders Jr., M.D., FAAP FCCM

 

Ronald Sanders Jr., M.D., FAAP FCCM

Professor of Pediatrics

Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Medical Director, Respiratory Care Services

Interests: Airway management, acute lung injury, ARDS, medical education, clinical research

 


Michael H. Stroud, M.D.

 

Michael H. Stroud, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Associate Medical Director, Angel One Transport

 

 

 

 

Other Faculty
The ACH/UAMS pediatric faculty includes over 200 faculty members representing virtually every pediatric subspecialty, including Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Infectious Disease, Endocrinology, Hematology-Oncology, Pharmacology, Rheumatology, and Emergency Medicine physicians. Surgical specialists include cardiovascular surgeons, pediatric surgeons, pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric urologists and pediatric otolaryngologists. Critical support physicians for the intensivists include pediatric radiologists, pediatric anesthesiologists, and pediatric pathologists.