Faculty & Staff

AboutUs_Groupshot_2012_250x180Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics continually achieve in the areas of education, research, clinical care, and advocacy. Faculty have received teaching awards on campus and at the national level from organizations such as the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. They hold national leadership positions in their fields of expertise while also working to improve the health of the communities they live in and serving as role model clinicians to our patients and families along with trainees and staff.

This has been an exciting year! Many of our faculty, residents and staff have been recognized for their great work. A few of our recent recognitions include:


Lewis First George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award
Valerie Harder

Dean’s Excellence in Research Award, Mid-Career Investigator (2022)

Jonathan FlyerAmerican College of Cardiology - Best Early Investigator finalist
Mercedes AvilaAUCD Multicultural Council Leadership in Diversity Award
Molly RideoutDepartmental Clinical Teacher of the Year
Barbara FrankowskiDepartmental Primary Care Teacher of the Year
Sara TwichellDepartmental Specialty Teacher of the Year
Roger SollDoug Richardson Health Services Award
Richard CollettiDrucker Award for Innovation
Sara MednanskyGuillot Resident Teaching Award
Natalie WilsonGuillot Resident Teaching Award 
Andrea GreenPatricia O'Brien Global Leadership and Humanitarian Award
Molly RideoutSchweitzer Leadership Award
1/2 of our Housestaff were finalist nominees for Gold Humanism Resident Awards
1/4 of our Housestaff were finalist nominees for UVM Resident Teacher of the Year