NNICU Faculty and Staff

Clinical Instructor

Attending Physicians

Rajat Dhar, MD, FRCPC Associate Professor of Neurology
Peter Kang, MD – Instructor
Salah Keyrouz, MD Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Terrance T. Kummer, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurology
Chia-Ling Phuah Assistant Professor of Neurology


Asher Albertson, MD, Clinical Instructor
Sanjeev Keshary, MD, Clinical Instructor
Osvaldo Laurido-Soto, MD, Clinical Instructor
Ashutosh Mahaptra, MD, Clinical Instructor
Jayesh Patel, MD, Clinical Instructor
Andres Ruiz, MD, Clinical Instructor
Nudrat Tasneem, MD, Clinical Instructor

Nurse Practitioners

Sheila Serra Arackal, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Andreia Cage, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC
Gina Ferrante, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Susan Hindupur, MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
Lindsay Underwood, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

Nursing Management

Angie Obertino, RN, BSN Clinical Nurse Manager
Jen Foster, APRN-BC Clinical Nurse Educator
Mary Sauer, APRN-BC Clinical Nurse Educator

Research Nurse Coordinator

Michelle Allen, RN Research Nurse Coordinator

Database Support

Diane Lessly, RN Database Coordinator


Theresa Murphy, PharmD Clinical Pharmacist

Nutritional Support

Rachel Sauer, RD Clinical Dietician

Administrative Support

Liz Vansickle