In 2014, the Department of Pediatrics had 328 employees: 161 faculty (all tracks) and 167 staff.
In 2014, the department recruited 16 new faculty:
|Aaron Wightman, MD||Nephrology||Fellowship at University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle, WA|
|Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD||Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine||University of Colorado; Denver, CO|
|Heather Bartlett, MD||Cardiology||University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA|
|Hiba Bashir, MD||Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology||Allergy and immunology fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|Mark Biagtan, MD||Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology||Allergy and immunology fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|Kelly Bush, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||Pediatrics residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|Andrea Carberry, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||Pediatrics residency (chief resident), University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|Srinivasan Kasturirangan, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||Affinity Health System; Appleton, WI|
|Janet Legare, MD||Neurodevelopmental-Behavioral Pediatrics||Boulder Medical Center; Boulder, CO|
|Katie Magnuson, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||Pediatrics residency, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|Elizabeth McBride, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||Rush University Medical Center; Boulder, CO|
|Dan O’Connell, MD||Gastroenterology & Nutrition||Northwestern University, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Chicago, IL|
|Heather Peto, MD, MPH||Hospital Medicine||Internal medicine and pediatrics residency, University of Texas-Houston; Houston, TX|
|Iqbal Rashid, MD||Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine||Pulmonology fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Madison, WI|
|C. Lydia Wraight, MD||Neonatology & Newborn Nursery||University of Chicago, Comer Children’s Hospital; Chicago, IL|
|Robert Steiner, MD||Genetics & Metabolism||Oregon Health & Science University; Portland, OR|
|Nicholas Von Bergen, MD||Cardiology||University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA|
The following faculty left the department in 2014:
- Georgia Ditzenberger, NNP, RNC, PhD (Neonatology & Newborn Nursery)
- Norman Fost, MD, MPH (Child Abuse & Bioethics)
- Frank Greer, MD (Neonatology & Newborn Nursery)
- Matthew Maruna, MD (Neonatology & Newborn Nursery)
- Jesse Roach, MD (Nephrology)
- Alex Thomas, MD (Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology)
- Sandra Van Calcar, PhD, RD (Genetics & Metabolism)
- Angela Veesenmeyer, MD (Hospital Medicine)
Fost, Greer Retire
The Department of Pediatrics honors Norman Fost, MD, MPH, and Frank Greer, MD, who retired in 2014.
Dr. Fost is a bioethics trailblazer and a departmental, institutional, and national leader. He directed the Department of Pediatrics residency program for 20 years, founded and led the University of Wisconsin Bioethics program for over 30 years, chaired the University of Wisconsin Institutional Review Board for 31 years, and chaired the UW Hospital and Clinics ethics committee for over 30 years.
He served on President Clinton's health care task force in the 1990s, and has sat on committees at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.
In 2003, Dr. Fost received the American Academy of Pediatrics' William G. Bartholome Award for Excellence in Ethics, and in 2006, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection from the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services' Office of Human Research Protection and the Health Improvement Institute. He was inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars in 2011.
Dr. Greer is a neonatologist and infant nutrition expert. He served on, and later chaired, the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) Committee on Nutrition, and has authored several AAP policy statements on pediatric nutrition. He has also served on the Food and Drug Administration's Subcommittee on Infant Formula since 2002, and on the FDA's Pediatric Advisory Board since 2010.
In addition, he served on the editorial board of the Journal of Nutrition and Pediatrics, and most recently chaired the editorial board of AAP Pediatric News.
|Name||Track||Promotion to Rank|
|Marlowe Eldridge, MD||Tenure||Professor|
|J. Carter Ralphe, MD||Tenure||Associate Professor|
|Judith Smith, MD, PhD||Tenure||Associate Professor|
|Ken DeSantes, MD||CHS||Professor|
|Tracy Bekx, MD||CHS||Associate Professor|
|Peter Ferrazzano, MD||CHS||Associate Professor|
|Camilla Matthews, MD||CHS||Associate Professor|
|Greg Rice, MD||CHS||Associate Professor|
|Neena Shah, MD, MBA||Clinician-Teacher||Professor|