Associate Program Directors

Associate Program Directors

Donna Holland, MD, FACP

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program
Director, Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program

Donna Holland  MD.JPGA native Texan, Dr. Holland received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston in 1992.  She came to Phoenix to complete residency training in the Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Program at Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, which is affiliated with the Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program.  She is now the Residency Program Director for the Combined Medicine/Pediatrics Program and an Associate Program Director for the Pediatrics Residency Program.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the American College of Physicians.  She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona College Of Medicine and is Director of the Combined Medicine/Pediatrics clinical rotation for medical students.  She has clinical responsibilities both in the ambulatory and inpatient settings where she is involved in resident education, junior faculty development projects, and community outreach.

Lilia Parra-Roide, MD, FAAP 

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

Lilia Parra-Roide, MD, was born and raised in California and earned her medical degree in 1993 from Stanford University School of Medicine.  She moved to Phoenix to complete her internship and residency in pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for Creighton University School of Medicine.She has been a medical educator for most of her career teaching residents and medical students. In this role she has been instrumental in the development of various curricula and faculty development.  Dr. Parra-Roide’s clinical responsibilities are in the ambulatory and newborn nursery settings.  Her interests and activities are medical education, quality improvement, patient safety, care of children with special health care needs, chronic illness, community outreach and asthma.  She and her husband have two teenagers.  She is Latina and fluent in Spanish.  Her hobbies are reading, Pilates, yoga, going to the movies and travel.

Dana Ursea, MD

 Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

Dr. Ursea graduated with a BS in Mathematics and Physics from Ion Luca Caragiale Lyceum in Bucharest, Romania. In 1992 she received her medical degree from Carol Davila School of Medicine also in Bucharest. Dr. Ursea completed her residency in Pediatrics and was appointed Chief Resident in Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She also received fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center. In addition to her role in Medical Education, Dr. Ursea is the Medical Director of the multidisciplinary Swallowing Rehabilitation Clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Dr. Ursea has received numerous awards and recognitions among them the Charles H. Revson Foundation Fellowship in Biomedical Research, and the Distinguished House Staff Award by the Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council. Dr. Ursea is well published on a variety of topics in Pediatric Gastroenterology. She is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Dr. Ursea’s research and areas of interest are in mentorship in medical education, feeding disturbances in children, gastrointestinal problems in children with Autism, Hepatitis C, novel endoscopic techniques and capsule endoscopy.

Soumya Panchanathan, MD, MS

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

 Sarada Panchanathan earned her MD in 1986 at the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, and then completed her rotating internship at Scarborough General    Hospital, Toronto, Canada and a pediatric residency program at the Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada.  She worked as a hospitalist in Ottawa and then in  private practice in Phoenix, Arizona.  She subsequently completed her MS in Biomedical Informatics at Arizona State University in 2009.  She currently works as an attending  pediatrician in the general pediatrics clinic in the Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix and is an Associate Program Director in the Phoenix Childrens Hospital/Maricopa  Medical Center Residency Program.  She serves as the Biomedical Informatics Theme Director at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix and teaches in the  Biomedical Informatics Department at Arizona State University.  

 

Jon F. McGreevy, MD

Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

 

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