In 2009, the Department of Pediatrics had 335 employees: 131 faculty (all tracks) and 204 staff.

Graph of Types of Employees

Faculty Transitions

The department recruited 10 new faculty in 2009:

Name Division Recruited From
Rahul Bhatia, MD Critical Care Thomas Jefferson University (fellowship)
Juan Boriosi, MD Critical Care University of California-San Francisco (fellowship)
Philip Giampietro, MD, PhD Genetics and Metabolism Marshfield Clinic
Adeline Kaam, MD General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Marshfield Clinic
Michelle Kelly, MD Hospital Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin
Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine UW School of Medicine & Public Health (residency)
Joshua Ross, MD Emergency Medicine Children’s Memorial Hospital (fellowship)
Don Sanders, MD, MS Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis Seattle Children’s Hospital (fellowship)
Kristin Shadman, MD Hospital Medicine Washington University School of Medicine
Luther Sigurdsson, MD Gastroenterology and Nutrition Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland

In addition, Julie Gocey, MD, and Prasanna Raman, MD, officially joined the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine after working as UW Health immediate care physicians.

One faculty, Nissa Erickson, MD, (Gastroenterology and Nutrition) left the department in 2009.

Faculty Promotions

Six faculty were promoted in 2009:

Name Track Promotion to Rank
Wendy Coleman, MD Clinician Teacher Professor
Greg Hollman, MD CHS Professor
Larry Kaplan, MD, ScM CHS Professor
Julie Kessel, MD CHS Associate Professor
Kathleen Maginot, MD CHS Associate Professor
De-Ann Pillers, MD, PhD Tenure Professor