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Meet the Trainees

Current Trainees

Heba Akbari, MD

Heba Akbari, MD (2020-2023)

  • Program: Child Neurology
Sarah Oswald, MD

Sarah Oswald, MD (2020-2023)

  • Program: Child Neurology
Holly Schiedermayer Keeley, MD

Holly Schiedermayer Keeley, MD (2020-2023)

  • Program: Child Neurology
Matthew Doerfler, MD

Matthew Doerfler, MD (2021-2024)

  • Program: Child Neurology
  • Residency: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Barrie Jo Kaiser, MD

Barrie Jo Kaiser, MD (2021-2024)

  • Program: Child Neurology
  • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, OK
Martha Finch, MD

Martha Finch, MD (2021-2024)

  • Program: Child Neurology
  • Medical School: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Megan Garcia-Curran, MD, PhD (2022-2025)

  • Program: Child Neurology

Elizabeth Kopp, MD (2022-2025)

  • Program: Child Neurology

Heather Voss-Hoynes, MD, PhD (2022-2025)

  • Program: Child Neurology

Past Fellows

First Position After Graduation

Laura Bliss, MD (2019-2022):  Epilepsy Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bridget McGowan, MD (2019-2022): Neuromuscular Fellows, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Priya Purushothaman, MD (2019-2022):

Joshua Cousin, MD (2018 - 2021): Epilepsy Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Joanna Garcia Pierce, MD (2018 - 2021): Epilepsy Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Talia Shear, MD (2018 - 2021): Health Services Clinician (Neurology), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital/Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Matias Lopez Chacon, MD (2017-2020): Neuromuscular Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Ethan Rosenberg, MD (2017-2020): Neurocritical Care Fellow, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

Laura Vernon, MD (2017-2020): Neonatology Neurology Fellow, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Reega Purohit, MD (2016-2019): Epilepsy Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Alejandro Delatorre, MD (2016-2019): Pediatric Neurologist, Quito, Ecuador

Theresa Czech, MD (2015-2018): Epilepsy Fellow, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Divakar Mithal, MD PhD (2015-2018): Neurocritical Care Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Rebecca Garcia Sosa, MD (2013-2016): Epilepsy Fellow, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Tracy Gertler, MD (2013-2016): Research fellow/Instructor (R25), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

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