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Tina Q Tan

Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Dr. Tan is Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and a Pediatric Infectious Diseases attending; Medical Director of the International Patient Services Program (IPS); co-Director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic; and Director of the International Adoptee Clinic at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.Dr. Tan received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her reside...

Elizabeth R Alpern

Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)

Elizabeth Alpern is a Professor of Pediatrics, Division Head of Emergency Medicine, and Associate Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics of the Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is both a pediatric emergency physician and clinical epidemiologist with research expertise in the use of large databases within research networks to improve the quality of emergent care delivered to children through application of evidence-based work. Dr. Alpern was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) as the...

Stephen H Sheldon

Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine) and Neurology - Ken and Ruth Davee Department

Pediatric Sleep Medicine including but not limited to Pediatric Sleep-disordered breathing, Obstructive sleep disordered breathing in children, Central sleep disordered breathing in children, Non-invasive positive airway pressure including NIV; Pediatric Sleep-related movment disorders, Pediatric Parasomnias, Infant sleep apnea, Pediatric Narcolepsy and Disorders of Central Hypersomnolence.

Stephannie Baehl Voller

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Dr. Voller is a neonatologist in the neonatal intensive care units at Prentice Women's Hospital and Lurie Children's Hospital. She also follows high-risk infants in the NICU-Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic. Her interests include identifying early risk factors and potential interventions that can lead to improved neurodevelopmental outcomes in premature infants.

Sandra M Sanguino

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care) and Medical Education

My primary interest is in the career advising of medical students.

Lacey L Kruse

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Dermatology) and Dermatology

I practice general pediatric dermatology with special interests in pediatric skin cancer, pigmented lesions in children, and atopic dermatitis.  My other clinical interests include pediatric melanoma, other forms of pediatric skin cancer, birthmarks, and inflammatory skin disorders.

Robert S Greenberg

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital-Based Medicine)

Dr. Greenberg is the Division Head for Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Lurie Children's Campus) and the Chief Administrative Officer for the Department of Pediatrics. His interests include leadership, innovative systems for providing inpatient care, and medical informatics.

Anthony J Mancini

Professor of Pediatrics (Dermatology) and Dermatology

Anthony J. Mancini, MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Head of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where he directs the division’s pediatric dermatology fellowship training program. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of pediatrics. Dr. Mancini’s clinical and research interests include infantile hemangiomas, atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris and exanthems of childhood. He has published over 245 peer-reviewed articles, ab...

Annette M Wagner

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Dermatology) and Dermatology

I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and an Attending Pediatric Dermatologist, Dermatologic Surgeon and Laser specialist at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. I received my medical degree from McGill University in 1988, and completed internship (1989) and residencies in Pediatrics (1991) and Dermatology (1994) at the University of Arizona. I received Board Certification in Pediatrics (1995-2006), Dermatology (1995-2025) and Pediatric Dermatology (2004-2025). I am a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatolog...

Sherif M Badawy

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation)

My primary area of interest clinically is children and adolescents with chronic health conditions, including sickle cell disease (SCD), thalassemia, hemophilia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). My major research focus relates to health services and outcomes research, in particular the use and implementation of technology-based interventions and wireless health devices in different settings. My short-term goal is to become an independent, externally funded clinical investigator in non-malignant and malignant hematology and become an expert in mobile health ...

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Our faculty is one of our greatest resources. To support them on the paths to successful, fulfilling careers, we make faculty development a priority.<

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Pediatrics strives to create and maintain training programs that mirror the diverse patient population we serve in Chicago. We believe that diverse faculty, residency and fellowship programs are essential to our long-term success as leaders in academic medicine.

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We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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