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Faculty

Pediatric Residency Program

Program Leadership

Jon F. McGreevy, MD, MSPH
Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
  • Undergraduate: B.S. in Biology - University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ
  • Medical school: Creighton University School of Medicine; Omaha, NE
  • Training: Pediatrics Residency at University of Texas Southwestern, Children's Medical Center; Dallas, TX
    • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis Children's Hospital; St. Louis, MO 
    • Master's in Science and Public Health, St. Louis University College of Public Health and Social Justice; St. Louis, MO
  • Professional interests: Medical education, mentoring toward fellowship, advancing scholarly production in trainees, procedural instruction, training and competency, media relations and pediatric simulation
  • Personal interests: Outdoor activities and spending time with family

Kristen Samaddar, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Plainfield, IN
  • Undergraduate: B.A. in English, Minor in Biology - Gustavus Adolphus College; St. Peter, MN
  • Medical school: Indiana University School of Medicine; Indianapolis, IN
  • Training: Pediatrics Residency Program at University of Michigan, C.S. Motts Childrens Hospital; Ann Arbor, MI
  • Professional interests: Process and quality improvement, healthy lifestyle, advocacy and Spanish-speaking populations
  • Personal interests: Running, hiking, traveling and spending time with family

Michael Dobbs, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Undergraduate: B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology - University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ
  • Medical school: University of Arizona College of Medicine; Tucson, AZ
  • Training: Pediatrics Residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; Cincinnati, OH
    • Adolescent Medicine Fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • Professional interests: General adolescent healthcare with a focus on healthy decision-making and reproductive health and education of residents in adolescent health
  • Personal interests: Overly complex board games, spending time with my kittens and Blizzard computer games 

Dorothee Newbern, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Figaec, France
  • Undergraduate: B.S. in Biology - Duke University; Durham, NC
  • Medical school: Wake Forest School of Medicine; Winston-Salem, NC
  • Training: Pediatric Residency at Duke University; Durham, NC
    • Endocrinology Fellowship at Duke University; Durham, NC
  • Professional interests: Obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes
  • Personal interests: Cooking, jogging, traveling and taking care of her two daughters

Zach Robbins, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Tucson, AZ
  • Undergraduate: B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology - University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ
  • Medical school: University of Arizona College of Medicine; Tucson, AZ
  • Training: Pediatrics Residency at Phoenix Children's Pediatric Residency Program Alliance
    • Chief Resident at Phoenix Children's Pediatric Residency Program Alliance
  • Professional interests:Teaching and mentoring residents, medical education, obesity medicine, reaching the underserved
  • Personal interests: Spending time with family, basketball and other sports, Rugged Maniac races, travel (especially to beaches)
Alissa Darden, MD

Alissa Darden, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown: Detroit, MI
  • Undergraduate: B.A. in Neuroscience - Wellesley College; Wellesley, MA
  • Medical school: The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Baltimore, MD
  • Training: Pediatrics Residency Program at Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburg; Pittsburgh, PA
  • Professional interests: Medical Education, advancing scholarly production in trainees, Diversity and Inclusion, Healthcare Disparities
  • Personal interests: Spending time with my family, baking, reading and doing puzzles!
Katy Mullens, MD

Katy Mullens, MD
Associate Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

  • Hometown(s): Flagstaff, AZ and Scottsdale, AZ
  • Undergraduate: B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona; Tucson, AZ
  • Medical school: University of Arizona College of Medicine; Tucson, AZ
  • Training: Pediatric Residency at Phoenix Children's Pediatric Residency Program Alliance; Phoenix, AZ
  • Professional interests: Medical education, curriculum development, primary care leadership/advocay, physician wellness, pediatric complex primary care, neonatal care, and breastfeeding medicine
  • Personal interests: Physical and mental fitness/wellbeing, camping/anything outdoors (especially in the Ponderosa pines of Northern AZ), Nintendo, basketball, football, and spending time with family and friends

Chief Residents

Natalie Craik, MD

Natalie Craik, MD

Zoha Haroon, MD

Zoha Haroon, MD

Nahid HIermandi, DO, MS

Nahid Hiermandi, DO, MS

Jennifer Salame, MD

Jennifer Salamé, MD

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