Faculty

Our Pediatric Critical Care fellows are integral members of our team.  A list of our current fellows can be found in the Pediatric Critical Care fellowship section of this website.

In addition to providing clinical care, the division faculty is active in health services research, translational sciences, clinical research and quality improvement projects. Ongoing research and faculty projects include:

  • Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
  • Biological and Genetic Markers of Pediatric Critical Illness
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Early Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation
  • ECMO
  • Emerging Infections (Influenza, SARS-CoV-2, etc.)
  • Multiple Organ System Dysfunction (MODS)
  • Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS)
  • Pediatric Sepsis
  • Sedation, Analgesia, Delirium
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia

Our faculty and their interests are outlined below: 

Dr. Erica Andrist

Erica Andrist, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Ryan Barbaro

Ryan Barbaro M.D., M.Sc.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Pediatric ECMO
Principal Investigator ASCEND
Chair - International ELSO Registry Committee
Core Faculty, Child Health And Evaluation Research (CHEAR) Center
Core Clinical Competency Committee Member for fellow class of 2021
Section Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Erin Carlton, M.D.

Erin Carlton, M.D., M.Sc.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Core Faculty, Child Health and Evaluation Research (CHEAR) Center
Core Clinical Competency Committee Member for fellow class of 2022
Associate Fellowship Director for Research
Dr Joseph Custer

Joseph Custer, M.D.

Emeritus
Mary Dahmer

Mary Dahmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Rodney Daniels MD

Rodney Daniels, M.D., FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Director, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC)
Chair, Michigan Medicine Safe Medical Device Act (SMDA) Committee

Mohamed Farhat, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Heidi Flori MD

Heidi Flori, M.D., FAAP

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Dr. Stephen Gorga

Stephen Gorga, M.D., M.Sc.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Fellowship Director for Education
Dr. Joseph Kohne

Joseph Kohne, M.D., M.Sc.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Frank Moler MD

Frank Moler, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Pediatrics
Graduate of the U-M Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis Masters Program
Principal Investigator for THAPCA
Folafoluwa Odetola MD

Folafoluwa Olutobi Odetola M.B., Ch.B., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Faculty Investigator in Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit (CHEAR)
Dr Michael Quasney

Michael Quasney M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Kristen Smith MD

Kristen Ann Smith M.D., M.S., FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director, PCCM Nurse Practitioner Program
U-M Masters in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
Tsovinar Arutyunyan MD

Tsovinar Sorkin, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Medical Director, Partners for Children