Current Fellows

Third Year Fellows

Jawahar Aravinth MBBS

Aravinth Jawahar, MBBS (2021 - 2024)

Medical School: Theni Government Medical College, Theni, India
Residency: BronxCare Health System, Bronx, NY
Scholarly Work: Efficacy of flow monitoring in detecting obstruction on ECMO
QI Project: Development and implementation of pain and sedation algorithm

Nehal Parikh, DO

Nehal Parikh, DO (2021 - 2024)

Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, Chicago, IL
Residency: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Scholarly Work: IPASS-to-PICU: Development, evaluation, and Implementation of a referral call template to assess feasibility and effectiveness for inter-facility patient transfers to the PICU
QI Project: As above

Second Year Fellows

Michael Ting Grassi, MD (2022-2025)

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children’s, Little Rock, AR
Scholarly Work: Evaluation of ECMO watch program at University of Iowa PICU
QI Project: TBD

Lauren Roach, DO (2022-2025)

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Middletown, NY
Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Scholarly Work: Improving code status discussions
QI Project: TBD

Great Weber, DO (2022-2025)

Medical School: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Yakima, WA
Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Scholarly Work: Use of functional NIRS to determine effectiveness of reading intervention versus standard care for PICU patients
QI Project: TBD

First Year Fellow

Samuel Richey, MD (2023-2026)

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Scholarly Work: TBD
QI Project: TBD