Fellows

We welcome applications from pediatricians who are committed to patient care, education and scholarship, and who have completed an accredited pediatric residency program and are eligible for the Pediatric Boards. Fellows who are board-eligible must become board-certified in order to be eligible for the DBP sub-board.

After Graduation

Our graduates go on to become academic and community leaders in the field of developmental-behavioral pediatrics.

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Current Fellows

First Year Fellows

Anna Benson, MD

Anna Benson, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Research Interests: Long-term respiratory outcomes, simulation

Riddhi Desai, MD MPH

Riddhi Desai, MD MPH

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore, MD
Research Interests: NICU Outcomes, public health, advocacy

Alicia Heyward, DO

Alicia Heyward, DO

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV
Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental follow-up, narcotic abstinence syndrome

Sarah Jordan, MD

Sarah Jordan, MD

Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Residency: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
Research Interests: Long-term outcomes of prematurity, breastfeeding

Allison Osborne, MD

Allison Osborne, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Residency: Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Research Interests: Neonatal drug withdrawal, ethics

Second Year Fellows

Steven Conlon

Steven Conlon, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota
Residency: Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Ohio State
Research Interests: ECMO, HIE, Congenital Heart Disease

Sean Curtis, MD

Sean Curtis, MD

Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Research Interests: Neonatal Shock, Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

Zeyar Htun, DO

Zeyar Htun, DO

Hometown:Wayne, Pennsylvania
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
Residency: NYU Winthrop Hospital
Research Interests: Pulmonary, GI/nutrition, Education/Sim

Third Year Fellows

Carly Dykstra, MD

Carly Dykstra, MD

Hometown: Elkhart, Indiana
Medical School: Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Residency: UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Research Interests: Family centered care, ethics and palliative care, resuscitation, and endocrinology

Rebecca Fish, MD

Rebecca Fish, MD

Hometown: Boonville, Missouri
Medical School: University of Missouri
Residency: University of Missouri
Research Interests: Antenatal counseling, patient engagement/parental satisfaction, family centered care

Ira Holla, MBBS

Ira Holla, MBBS

Hometown: New Delhi, India
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Residency: Michigan State University/Sparrow Hospital
Research Interests: Respiratory control, pathophysiology of SIDS

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