Current Fellows

First Year Fellows

Mazen Al-Qadi, MD

Medical School: Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Internal Medicine Residency: Brown University, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Chief Residency: Brown University, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Critical Care Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, MN
Research Interest: Interventional Pulmonology, Sepsis, ARDS
Mazen.al-qadi@unchealth.unc.edu

Matthew Hunsucker, MD

Undergraduate: North Carolina State University
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency: University of North Carolina Hospitals
Research Interest: Pulmonary hypertension, ICU outcomes

Amanda Kovacich, MD

Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Florida State University College of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview
Research Interest: ICU outcomes, quality improvement and organization of critical care services
Amanda.Kovacich@unchealth.unc.edu

Adam Schwartz, MD

Undergraduate: University of South Florida Honors College
Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Internal Medicine Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research Interests: ICU Outcomes, Quality Improvement, Pulmonary Hypertension, Medical Education

Second Year Fellows

William Atchley, MD, PhD

Undergraduate: University of Arkansas
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Graduate School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Internal Medicine Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Research Interests: Drug discovery and development

Kenton Dover, MD

Undergraduate: East Carolina University
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research Interests: ICU Outcomes, ARDS, Respiratory virology in immunocompromised populations

Adriana Olariu, MD

Undergraduate: National College Elena Ghiba-Birta, Romania
Medical School: University of Medicine and Pharmacy "I. Hatieganu", Romania
Residency: Weiss Memorial Hospital/UIC Teaching Affiliate
Research Interest: Clinical research in sepsis, ICU outcomes, ARDS

Elizabeth Sonntag, MD

Undergraduate: Michigan State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Fellowship: MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago
Research Interests: Medical Ethics, End of Life Decisions, Advanced Life-Sustaining Therapies

Third Year Fellows

Robert (Bobby) Burkes, MD

Undergraduate: Allegheny College
Medical School: University of Toledo
Residency: University of Louisville
Research Interests: COPD, Quality Improvement in Chronic Lung Disease Care, Emergency Toxicology
 

Christina MacRosty, DO

Undergraduate: Oglethorpe University
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency: Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia
Research Interest: Thoracic oncology and pleural disease 
Christina.macrosty@unchealth.unc.edu

Dustin Norton, MD

Undergraduate: Purdue University
Medical School: Indiana University
Residency: Duke University
Research Interest: Clinical research in sepsis, acute lung injury, and palliative care in the ICU
 

Ahmed Sesay, MD

Undergraduate: University Maryland
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Cooper University Hospital
Research Interest:  Translational research in sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome