Faculty Brief Bio

Donna L. Holland, MD
Donna L. Holland, MD

Program Director,
Clinical Associate Professor

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Medical education, wellness, integrative and functional medicine

Michelle Huddleston, MD
Michelle B. Huddleston, MD

Associate Program Director,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: East Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Adolescent medicine, teenage parents, bedside teaching and physical exam skills

 

Heather Bartz, DO
Heather Bartz, DO

Associate Program Director,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Adolescent medicine, transition of care/handoffs, wellness

Cheryl O'Malley, MD

Cheryl O'Malley, MD

Program Director, Internal Medicine,
Clinical Associate Professor,
Interim Vice Dean of Academic Affairs

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program

Elizabeth Zorn, MD

Elizabeth Zorn, MD

Medical Director of Phoenix Children's Hospital PICU, 
Associate Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical School: The University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care LeBonheur Children's Hospital, University of Tennessee
Areas of Interest: Pediatric critical care, quality improvement efforts, institutional contact for Donor Network of AZ, past president of the Phoenix Children's Hospital Medical Staff 

Gerald Gong, MD

Gerald Gong, MD

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Director
Cystic Fibrosis Program Phoenix Children's Hospital

Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: ​Pediatric Pulmonology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Pediatric asthma, cystic fibrosis, pediatric bronchoscopy 

Da-Wei Liao, MD

Da-Wei Liao, MD

Division of Pulmonary Medicine,
Cystic Fibrosis Program Banner University Medical Center Phoenix

Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: Albany Medical College in New York
Fellowship: National Institute of Health, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: Cystic fibrosis, diagnostic and therapies in bronchoscopy 

Teresa Shaw, MD

Teresa Shaw, MD

Director of Palliative Medicine at Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Palliative medicine/end of life care for children, resident and fellow education

Sarah Beaumont, MD

Sarah Beaumont, MD

Director Pediatric Chronic Pain Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Adolescent medicine, homeless youth, integrative medicine, complex and chronic pain

Paul Tafoya, MD

Paul Tafoya, MD

Clinical Director for Telemedicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Division of PICU,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Telemedicine, medical education

Kaleo Ede, MD

Kaleo Ede, MD

Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: Pediatric Rheumatology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Systemic lupus erythematosus, pediatric vasculitis, transition care, anti-phospholipid syndrome

Esteban Gomez, MD

Esteban Gomez, MD

Division of Pediatric and Adult Hematology,
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: Children's Hospital and Research Center of Oakland, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Areas of Interest: Children and adults with bleeding disorders

 

Jasmine Smith, MD

Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: Wake Forest College of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Transition care, business in medicine, medical education

Raegan Vanderput, MD

Raegan Vanderput, MD

Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: Saint Louis University College of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Transition care, medical education

 

Amanda Mihalik, MD

Division of Pediatric Palliative Care Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: The Mayo Clinic Arizona, Palliative Care
Areas of Interest: Transition care, medical education

 

Sara Stimson, MD
Sara Stimson, MD

Division of Ambulatory Internal Medicine and Hospital Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston 
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Area of Interest: Wellness

 

Lori Porter, DO
Lori Porter, DO

Division of Hospital Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix,
Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: VTE prevention and management, quality improvement

 

Noreen Ruane, DO

Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Phoenix Children's Hospital,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Areas of Interest: Pediatric hospital medicine, medical education

 

Felipe Gutierrez, MD

Division Infectious Disease, Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: The University of Utah School of Medicine 
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Fellowship: The University of New Mexico College of Medicine, Infectious Disease
Area of Interest: Antibiotic stewardship

 

Julie Crawford, MD

Division of Hospital Medicine, Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System,
Clinical Assistant Professor 

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine 
Residency: The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Med-Peds Program
Area of Interest: Hospital medicine