Jocelyne Tadros was
born and raised in Houston, Texas where she attended medical school and
completed her pediatric residency at UT Health Science Center. She then moved
to Atlanta, GA where she practiced as a pediatric hospitalist for the past 7
years after which she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a neonatologist.
She and her husband have 2 young children and a rambunctious dog who keeps them
on their toes! In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, exploring different
restaurants, cooking and staying active.
Research Interests: long term
effects of nutrition, apnea of prematurity and quality improvement via standard
Kaitlin Sapp was born
and raised in beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida. She completed her
undergraduate studies in microbiology and nutritional sciences at the
University of Florida [GO GATORS!]. She returned to Tampa for medical school at
USF Morsani College of Medicine, and stayed at USF to complete her pediatrics
residency. She is very excited for the opportunity to continue her fellowship
training at USF. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband,
pup, and new daughter Danielle soaking up the gorgeous weather, delicious
foods, and fun activities around downtown St. Pete and Tampa.
Research Interests: nutrition and
its role in major disease processes and education
Kejal Desai is
originally from the Fiji Islands and celebrated her seventh birthday in
Florida. She went to the University of Florida for undergrad and the University
of South Florida for her masters before moving to West Virginia for medical
school. She completed her pediatric residency training here at USF. In her spare
time, she enjoys painting, going to Disney, spending time with her husband and
family, and seeing her nieces grow!
Research Interests: congenital heart
disease, neonatal infections, and simulation training
Felicia Daniels was born in Fort Lawton Oklahoma. She
completed her undergraduate education at University of Florida, Gainesville.
She continued on to earn her medical degree at the University of Florida
College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL. She completed her Pediatrics Residency
training at Texas Tech University HSC – El Paso, Texas. In her spare time Felicia
enjoys, Reading, Photography and cooking.
Erica Schultz was
born in Hollywood, FL. She completed her undergraduate education at University
of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain. She continued on to earn her medical degree
at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed
her Pediatrics Residency training at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD. In her
spare time Erica enjoys Yoga, cooking,
traveling, skiing, hiking, finding the best gourmet eats around the world,
spending time with friends, family and her puppy.
Chukwudi Ejiofor, MB, BS
Chukwudi is a native of Nigeria and attended medical school at Nnamdi Azikiwe University College of Health Sciences in Nigeria. He completed his residency at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn, NY. He received his MPH at the University of South Florida in Maternal and Child Health. He enjoys soccer, watching documentaries, chess, and writing short novels.
Research Interests: Ventilatory Strategies, Nutrition
Erica Peterson, MD
Erica is a Florida native and attended medical school at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She continued her residency training at the University of South Florida. Her interests include travel, music, performing arts, home decorating, and culinary arts.
Research Interests: Periviability, Patient Safety, Neonatal Surgery
Johanan Vargas, MD, MBA
Johanan is from Miami, Florida and attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in the Bronx, NY. She also has an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management in Orlando, FL. She enjoys baking, musical theater, and ballroom and cultural dance.
Research Interests: Neonatal Nutrition and the Microbiome