The Carver College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is composed of 16 divisions, each with expertise in a different subspecialty of children's health. Divisions are home to both specialists in clinical care as well research teams actively working toward therapies and treatments for many childhood diseases. Together, both strive to provide excellence in the training of the next generation of child health professionals.

Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary

Director: Eva Tsalikian, MD (Interim)


Director: Ian Law, MD

Child and Community Health

Director: Thomas Scholz, MD

Critical Care

Director: Marcelo Auslender, MD

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Director: Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD

Endocrinology and Diabetes

Director: Eva Tsalikian, MD


Director: Aliye Uc, MD

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Director: Beth Tarini, MD, MS


Director: Yatin M. Vyas, MD

Infectious Disease

Director: Damian Krysan, PhD, MD

Medical Genetics

Director: Val Sheffield, MD, PhD


Director: Jeffrey Segar, MD

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Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation

Interim Director: Yatin M. Vyas, MD


Director: Katherine Mathews, MD


Director: Polly Ferguson, MD