Neonatology Perinatal Fellows
Class of 2015
Bushra Saleem, M.D.
Bushra was born in Karachi, Pakistan, where she began her astounding path towards becoming a physician at Sindh Medical School. In America, she was honorably involved in conducting research in celiac disease at the University of Maryland. She is a second year fellow in Neonatology.
Adia Stokes, M.D.
Adia was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in California. Adia’s research project and interests involve neonatal sleep, aEEG, sound in the NICU and neurodevelopment.
Class of 2016
Temi Akinmboni, M.D.
Temi was born in Lagos, Nigeria and attended medical school at the University of Lagos. She completed her pediatric residency at Brookdale University and Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Temi’s research interest is neuroprotective effects of choline/DHA.
Jennifer Alexander, M.D.
Jennifer was born in Reston, Virginia. She completed medical school at The George Washington University and pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. Jennifer was awarded the Bill & Melinda Gates/Negro College Fund National Scholar. Her research interest is neonatal pain medicine, specifically investigating the effect of procedural pain medicine on long-term behavioral outcomes.
Eric Ly, M.D.
Eric was born in Falls Church, Virginia. He earned his MD at the Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica and relocated to Baltimore to complete his pediatric residency at Sinai Hospital. Eric is researching the effects of choline in the treatment of bilirubin.
Class of 2017
Bianca LoVerde, D.O.
Bianca was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed pediatric residency in Toledo, Ohio, where she was awarded First Place for the Pediatric Senior Resident Research Project for investigation of the use of Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) in Neonates. She is interested in nutrition and palliative care.
Sruthi Polavarapu, M.D.
Sruthi was born in Nashville, Tennessee and attended medical school at Medical University of the Americas. After medical school, Sruthi was a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University where she pursued research interests involving neonatal intestinal immune regulation and necrotizing entercolitis. She then completed pediatric residency at Marshfield Clinic in Marshfield, Wisconsin where she was also appointed chief resident.
Olayemi Ola, M.D.
Yemmy was born in Ilesha, Nigeria. She studied at American University of Antigua, College of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency program at UMDNJ (Camden Campus) Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ. Her research interest is neurodevelopment outcomes in the NICU graduate.
Jessica Daigle, MD
Jessica Daigle is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and later joined Morehouse School of Medicine's Community Pediatric Residency Program. She hopes to pursue research concerning delivery room resuscitation and/or pre-term labor.
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