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Welcome New Physician Faculty: Lindsay Marszal, MD, MPH

December 1, 2021

Dr. Marszal joined the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine as faculty on December 1, 2021. She received her BS in Biological Sciences from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL in 2009 and her medical degree from George Washington University in 2016. She also holds a MA in Medical Science from Boston University School of Medicine awarded in 2012. Dr. Marszal completed her pediatric residency at the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in 2019. She has recently completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH.  Welcome Lindsay!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Misty Good, MD, MS, FAAP

November 30, 2021

Misty Good, MD, MS, FAAP joined the department as the new Division Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Good joined us on November 30, 2021.  She comes to us from Washington University in St. Louis. She earned an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California before pursuing a combined MD/MS program at the American University of the Caribbean in St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles. After completing her medical and graduate degrees, she completed her residency and a year as Chief Resident at the Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Dr. Good completed her Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship training, at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2011. Welcome Misty!

Welcome New Clinical Provider: Taylor Murphy MSN, FNP BC, CDE

November 29, 2021

Taylor Murphy joined Pediatric Endocrinology on November 29th. Ms. Murphy received her BSN from Duke University in 2010 and went on to complete her MSN at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing in 2015. Since 2017, she has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the Mount Sinai Hospital Hall Center for Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in New York.  Welcome Taylor!

Welcome New Assoc. Chair for Administration: Jack D. Curran, MHA

November 15, 2021

Jack Curran joined the Department of Pediatrics as the Associate Chair for Administration on November 15, 2021. Jack Curran received his Masters in Healthcare Administration from the Washington University School of Medical in St. Louis, Missouri.  From 2016, he has been an Administrative Director for the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospitals. We are excited to welcome Jack to UNC!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Jasmine Weiss, MD

October 18, 2021

Dr. Weiss joined the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine as faculty on October 18, 2021. Dr. Weiss received her BS in Biology from Florida Mechanical and Agricultural University in 2011 and her medical degree from Duke University in 2015. She completed her pediatric residency at Emory in 2019 and went on to complete a Master of Health Science through the Yale National Clinician Scholar Program in June 2021. Welcome Jasmine!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Adriana Herrera, MD, MPH

October 18, 2021

Dr. Herrera joined the Division of Hospital Pediatrics as faculty on October 18, 2021. Dr. Herrera completed her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago in 2013, where she also earn her MPH from the University of Illinois School of Public Health. Dr. Herrera completed her pediatric and internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago in 2017 and went on to complete a fellowship in global health at the University of Florida, Port au Prince, Haiti in 2018. Dr. Herrera currently serves as a pediatric hospitalist at Kapi’Olani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Welcome Adriana!

Welcome New Clinical Provider: Jessica Owens, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

October 18, 2021

Jessica Owens joined Pediatric Gastroenterology on October 18th. Ms. Owens received her BSN from Queens Univeristy of Charlotte – Presbyterian School of Nursing in 2013 and went on to completed her MSN at the Duke University School of Nursing in 2018. Beginning in 2013, she worked for 6 years as a nurse on a variety of services at Duke University Medical Center.  Since 2019, she has worked as Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Growing Child Pediatrics in Clayton, NC.  Welcome Jessica!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Sharmistha Rudra, MD

October 4, 2021

Dr. Rudra joined the Pediatrics Division of Gastroenterology as faculty on October 4, 2021. Dr. Rudra received her BS from Duke University in 2010 and her MD from the University of Texas School of Medicine in San Antonio in 2015. She completed her pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2018. Dr. Rudra has just recently completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Welcome Sharmisthai!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Yamini Virkud, MD, MPH

October 1, 2021

Dr. Virkud joined the Division of Pediatric Allergy-Immunology as faculty on October 1, 2021. Dr. Virkud received her medical degree from Washington University in 2008. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 2011. Her clinical and research fellowships were completed at Duke University in 2014. Dr. Virkud was most recently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. Welcome Yamini!

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Yvonne Paris, MD

September 27, 2021

Dr. Paris joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty as faculty in the Division of Cardiology on September 27, 2021. Dr. Paris received her BS in Nursing from the University of Texas in 1980 and received her medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Science School of Medicine in 1992. She currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Baystate in Springfield, MA. Dr. Paris will spend her time performing clinical activities in Wilmington, NC.