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Faculty & Fellows

At West Virginia University, we believe that it’s the people who surround you during the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship that make it a great learning experience.

Fellowship Leadership Team  

A photo of Mark Smith.
Mark Cody Smith, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835

Core Faculty

A photo of Panitan (Pete) Yossuck.
Panitan (Pete) Yossuck, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835
A photo of Stephen Akers.
Stephen Matt Akers, MD, BS, PhD, FAAP
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor/Neonatology, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835
A photo of Rebecca Burke.
Rebecca J. Burke, MD, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Section of Neonatology, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835
A photo of Alfred Gest.
Alfred L. Gest, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835
A photo of Alicia Moise.
Alicia A. Moise, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-598-4835
A photo of Mark Polak.
Mark J. Polak, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Pediatrics
Phone
304-293-1202

Program Administrator

A photo of Valerie Sedney.
Valerie A Sedney, C-TAGME
West Virginia University
Positions
Medicine/Pediatrics Program Administrator, Office of Graduate Medical Education
Residency Manager, Medical Education
Pediatrics
Phone
304-293-1224

Current Neo Fellows

A photo of Ruxandra Faraon Pogaceanu.
Ruxandra Faraon Pogaceanu, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Section of Neonatology, Pediatrics
A photo of Kelsey Haarbauer.
Kelsey Haarbauer, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Resident, Pediatrics
A photo of Audrey Miller.
Audrey N. Miller, MD
West Virginia University
Position
Fellow, Pediatrics