Justin Bailey, M.D.

Justin Bailey, M.D.

Hometown
Birmingham, AL

Undergraduate
Birmingham-Southern College

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Katie Barnes, M.D.

Katie Barnes, M.D.

Hometown
Alabaster, AL

Undergraduate
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Child Neurology Resident

Kaitlyn Barr, M.D.

Kaitlyn Barr, M.D.

Hometown
Athens, GA

Undergraduate
University of Georgia

Medical School
Mercer University School of Medicine

Abby Bennett, M.D.

Abby Bennett, M.D.

Hometown
Vestavia Hills, AL

Undergraduate
Auburn University

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Britton Cawthon, M.D.

Britton Cawthon, M.D.

Hometown
Calera, AL

Undergraduate
Auburn University

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Abby Davidson, M.D.

Abby Davidson, M.D.

Hometown
Summit, MS

Undergraduate
University of Mississippi

Medical School
University of Mississippi

Madeline Davis, M.D.

Madeline Davis, M.D.

Hometown
Metairie, LA

Undergraduate
Rhodes College

Medical School
Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Janey Dudley DeLeeuw, M.D.

Janey Dudley DeLeeuw, M.D.

Hometown
Kilgore, TX

Undergraduate
University of Texas at Tyler

Graduate School
University of Texas at Tyler

Medical School
Texas Tech University - El Paso

Brad Dulee, M.D.

Brad Dulee, M.D.

Hometown
Bloomington, IL

Undergraduate
Monmouth College

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford

Jakob Evans, M.D.

Jakob Evans, M.D.

Hometown
Louisville, KY

Undergraduate
University of Kentucky

Medical School
University of Louisville

Dana Eyerly, M.D.

Dana Eyerly, M.D.

Hometown
Jacksonville, FL

Undergraduate
Arizona State University

Medical School
University of Florida

Christina Jack, M.D.

Christina Jack, M.D.

Hometown

Undergraduate
Texas A&M University

Medical School
Texas A&M University

Alex Kinzer, M.D.

Alex Kinzer, M.D.

Hometown
Trussville, AL

Undergraduate
Auburn University

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Kelly Muterspaw, M.D.

Kelly Muterspaw, M.D.

Hometown
Xenia, OH

Undergraduate
Wright State University

Medical School
Wright State University

Eliz Nichols, M.D.

Eliz Nichols, M.D.

Hometown
Hoover, AL

Undergraduate
Auburn University

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Jordy Roque, D.O.

Jordy Roque, D.O.

Hometown
Miami, FL

Undergraduate
University of South Florida

Medical School
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton

Child Neurology Resident

Lauren Rosati, M.D.

Lauren Rosati, M.D.

Hometown
Columbia, SC

Undergraduate
Clemson University

Medical School
University of South Carolina - Columbia

Yas Seay, M.D.

Yas Seay, M.D.

Hometown
Perth, Australia

University of Texas Medical Branch
University of Texas

Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch

Meaghan Smith, M.D.

Meaghan Smith, M.D.

Hometown

Undergraduate

Medical School
Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Natalie Soyster, M.D.

Natalie Soyster, M.D.

Hometown
Tampa, FL

Undergraduate
University of South Florida

Medical School
University of Florida

David Taylor, M.D.

David Taylor, M.D.

Hometown
Dover, TN

Undergraduate
Union University

Medical School
East Tennessee State University

Mackenzie Valentin, M.D.

Mackenzie Valentin, M.D.

Hometown
Oklahoma City, OK

Undergraduate
University of Alabama

Medical School
University of Oklahoma

H. Beth Vaughan, M.D.

H. Beth Vaughan, M.D.

Hometown
New Brockton, AL

Undergraduate
Southeastern University

Graduate School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Isaac Weintraub, M.D.

Isaac Weintraub, M.D.

Hometown
Nashville, TN

Undergraduate
University of Tennessee 

Medical School
East Tennessee State University

Rose White, M.D.

Rose White, M.D.

Hometown
Cartersville, GA

Undergraduate
University of Georgia

Medical School
Mercer University School of Medicine - Savannah

Alicia Williams, M.D.

Alicia Williams, M.D.

Hometown
Fort Payne, AL

Undergraduate
Mercer University

Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Justin Bailey, M.D.
  • Katie Barnes, M.D.
  • Kaitlyn Barr, M.D.
  • Abby Bennett, M.D.
  • Britton Cawthon, M.D.
  • Abby Davidson, M.D.
  • Madeline Davis, M.D.
  • Janey Dudley DeLeeuw, M.D.
  • Brad Dulee, M.D.
  • Jakob Evans, M.D.
  • Dana Eyerly, M.D.
  • Christina Jack, M.D.
  • Alex Kinzer, M.D.
  • Kelly Muterspaw, M.D.
  • Eliz Nichols, M.D.
  • Jordy Roque, D.O.
  • Lauren Rosati, M.D.
  • Yas Seay, M.D.
  • Meaghan Smith, M.D.
  • Natalie Soyster, M.D.
  • David Taylor, M.D.
  • Mackenzie Valentin, M.D.
  • H. Beth Vaughan, M.D.
  • Isaac Weintraub, M.D.
  • Rose White, M.D.
  • Alicia Williams, M.D.
  • Justin Bailey, M.D.

    Hometown

    Birmingham, AL

    Undergraduate

    Birmingham-Southern College

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Either critical care or gastroenterology; whichever one child advocacy is a must!

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I wanted to train and practice in the city that invested so much in me growing up. Also, I learn by seeing and doing so I needed a program that had a large patient population. UAB has a very large net and being the sole children's hospital in the entire state was very attractive.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Outreach, Football, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Magic Tricks, Teen Fiction

    Fun Fact

    I was once slimed live on Nickelodeon.

  • Katie Barnes, M.D.

    PGY 1

    Hometown

    Alabaster, AL

    Undergraduate

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    General child neurology, epilepsy

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    The people! The residents are a big family and the faculty are so supportive. I also love how many opportunities for research, service, and community involvement are available to us at UAB and how we are encouraged to explore our interests.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Reading, binging Netflix and Disney shows, hanging out with my husband and daughter

    Fun Fact

    I was a barista throughout undergrad and I’m always excited to explain the difference between a latte, a cappuccino, and a macchiato to anyone who asks.

  • Kaitlyn Barr, M.D.

    Hometown

    Athens, GA

    Undergraduate

    University of Georgia

    Medical School

    Mercer University School of Medicine

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Cardiology/ critical care

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    The people! Everyone here is so welcoming and supportive of one another. The program is like a second family and everyone truly cares about you as a resident and as a person.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Hiking with my dogs. Spending time with my husband. Trying new restaurants in our new city!

    Fun Fact

    My husband and I have three dogs!

  • Abby Bennett, M.D.

    Hometown

    Vestavia Hills, AL

    Undergraduate

    Auburn University

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    I'm not sure yet, but I think I want to stay more broad! Maybe hospital medicine, emergency, or general peds.

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I chose UAB because I couldn't imagine getting better training anywhere else. When I looked around at the residents that I worked with as a medical student, I saw people that were hardworking, loved the program, and were people that I wanted to be friends with!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Group fitness classes, flower arranging, baking, watching Auburn and Atlanta sports!

    Fun Fact

    I can drive a tractor!

  • Britton Cawthon, M.D.

    Hometown

    Calera, AL

    Undergraduate

    Auburn University

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Hospital medicine/ palliative care (mostly undecided! but interested in med-ed).

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I fell in love with the program as a student and could not bring myself to leave this program, these people, this hospital, or this city! Everyone is so welcoming and supportive and I knew there would be so many kids for me to learn from in the large children's hospital.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Very excited to go back to movie theaters, binge reading, grocery shopping, outdoor activities (especially leisurely strolls).

    Fun Fact

    I consume a surprising amount of guacamole for someone who has a mild avocado allergy and generally hates any food that could be described as "mushy."

  • Abby Davidson, M.D.

    Hometown

    Summit, MS

    Undergraduate

    University of Mississippi

    Medical School

    University of Mississippi

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided, but I love hospital medicine, nursery, global health, and being an advocate for my patients.

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    It was clear during my interviews that the residents at UAB felt supported by the faculty and program leadership, while still being challenged to be great pediatricians. Also, Birmingham is such a cool little city with so many things to do!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Trivia, gardening, tabletop gaming, and hanging out with my golden retriever, Swayze.

    Fun Fact

    I won a pumpkin carving contest during my first year of medical school.

  • Madeline Davis, M.D.

    Hometown

    Metairie, LA

    Undergraduate

    Rhodes College

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University - Shreveport

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided! Maybe primary care, adolescent medicine, or hospital medicine.

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    Everyone seemed so down to earth and I could tell they were one big family! Friday social lunches and Funuary sounded like amazing morale boosters and I could tell that this is a program that cares about resident wellbeing.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Exploring the Birmingham restaurant scene, learning to cook, musical theatre, waiting for One Direction to announce their reunion tour.

    Fun Fact

    I've been in 14 musicals!

  • Janey Dudley DeLeeuw, M.D.

    Hometown

    Kilgore, TX

    Undergraduate

    University of Texas at Tyler

    Graduate School

    University of Texas at Tyler

    Medical School

    Texas Tech University - El Paso

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric primary care.

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I felt that the residents were all truly friends with a great support system built into the program.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Yoga, plants/botany, cycling.

    Fun Fact

    I love braiding hair.

  • Brad Dulee, M.D.

    Hometown

    Bloomington, IL

    Undergraduate

    Monmouth College

    Medical School

    University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford

    Career/Clinical Interests

    General pediatrics

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    Children's of Alabama has a reputation for treating lots of kids across the state and region; I wanted to be able to experience that diversity of patients in my training. When I interviewed, I got the sense that the program leadership always goes above and beyond for their residents and that everyone looks out for each other like family.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    When I'm not at the hospital, I like to get outside with my family: my wife, two boys, and our golden doodle, Wrigley. We like to hike, swim, and boat whenever we can soak up the Alabama sun. On weekend mornings, you can find me watching Premier League matches with coffee and pancakes.

    Fun Fact

    I was in attendance for the 7th largest gathering in human history (Chicago Cubs' World Series parade - 2016) and part of the largest crowd to ever watch a soccer game in the US (Manchester United vs. Real Madrid - 2014).

  • Jakob Evans, M.D.

    Hometown

    Louisville, KY

    Undergraduate

    University of Kentucky

    Medical School

    University of Louisville

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Cardiology, emergency medicine, undecided

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I wanted a larger class size, and on interview day the faculty stood out as friendly, organized and very welcoming! The facilities are amazing and I knew I would get top of the line education in a wonderful setting.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Golf, hiking, biking, lifting, concerts, breweries, culinary exploration, traveling.

    Fun Fact

    I got chased by a grizzly bear in Glacier National Park.

  • Dana Eyerly, M.D.

    Hometown

    Jacksonville, FL

    Undergraduate

    Arizona State University

    Medical School

    University of Florida

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Neonatology/hospital medicine

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I felt like I would be joining a happy family.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Perfecting home-made macarons, playing with hubby kids and dog, hiking, chasing waterfalls.

    Fun Fact

    When I grow up, I want to open up my home to as many foster dogs as will fit in it and help them find families.

  • Christina Jack, M.D.

    Hometown

     

    Undergraduate

    Texas A&M University

    Medical School

    Texas A&M University

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    The residents and faculty were absolutely wonderful on interview day!!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Going for walks, cooking, hiking, spending time with family and friends!

    Fun Fact

    I love all gummy candies! Gummy worms, gummy bears, sour patch - so tasty!!

  • Alex Kinzer, M.D.

    Hometown

    Trussville, AL

    Undergraduate

    Auburn University 

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Pediatric emergency medicine/critical care/hospital medicine, with a special interest in LGBTQA+ healthcare and advocacy

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    The people! UAB is known for the incredibly kind, joyful people that make up the program- residents, faculty, program directors and coordinators. UAB has created such a supportive environment to learn and train, while also valuing the personal life and wellness of residents.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Indoor and outdoor cycling, gardening, spending time with my husband and our pets (Charlie and Lucy), hiking, skiing, and water sports.

    Fun Fact

    When I was a toddler, my parents tried to get me into the modeling scene- I had headshot photos and everything! I never was casted, unfortunately.

  • Kelly Muterspaw, M.D.

    Hometown

    Xenia, OH

    Undergraduate

    Wright State University

    Medical School

    Wright State University

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    There are so many reasons I chose this program! I was drawn by the programs strong emphasis on resident wellness. They provide residents with many outlets to combat the stresses of residency. I also couples matched and the programs my partner and I matched in were accommodating and supportive of us. They also provide many opportunities for advocacy, research, and quality improvement. Most of all the camaraderie among residents and faculty is amazing!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Gardening, kayaking, traveling, eating, hiking with my dog, and beekeeping.

    Fun Fact

    I have an extra bone in my right foot!

  • Eliz Nichols, M.D.

    Hometown

    Hoover, AL

    Undergraduate

    Auburn University

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Developmental and behavioral pediatrics, complex care

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I could not find another group of people on the interview trail as happy, caring, and fun as the group of people at UAB. I knew that not only would I get excellent training, but that I would feel happy, safe, and loved while doing it. I am so happy I get to work with the best people I know taking care of the coolest kids!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Traveling to new places, reading historical fiction, watching musical theater, baking treats to share, bike riding, exercising, & playing the piano and ukulele.

    Fun Fact

    I have seen more than 50 musicals!

  • Jordy Roque, D.O.

    Hometown

    Miami, FL

    Undergraduate

    University of South Florida

    Medical School

    Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Child neurology

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    Beautiful hospital, great city, and a very supportive faculty! Most importantly, during interview season UAB made by far the greatest effort in getting to know me as an applicant and as a person.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    I enjoy reading, hiking, traveling, and cooking. I especially like trying to make new recipes from other cultures!

    Fun Fact

    I am slowly working on tracing my family genealogy from when they initially migrated to Cuba all the way from the Canary Islands!

  • Lauren Rosati, M.D.

    Hometown

    Columbia, SC

    Undergraduate

    Clemson University

    Medical School

    University of South Carolina - Columbia

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Hematology/Oncology, Spanish-speaking patients, medically underserved

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    It was the perfect mix between a large academic program with a high volume of patients and plenty of opportunity for research, learning from fellows, etc while also still feeling like a close network of people who enjoy being around each other and are involved in the community!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Experimenting in the kitchen, gardening, hiking/camping/backpacking with my two pups, yoga, traveling.

    Fun Fact

    I’ve always loved flying on airplanes… I earned my first frequent flyer miles when I was 1 and my first free flight at 4!

  • Yas Seay, M.D.

    Hometown

    Perth, Australia

    Undergraduate

    University of Texas

    Medical School

    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Neonatology, newborn medicine

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I knew I wanted to train at a standalone children's hospital, with a family friendly environment - UAB gave this and so much more. Children's of Alabama is such a gorgeous facility which houses our super strong and caring leadership and program administration team. They advocate for your every need!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Brewery hopping, karaoke, being a dog mum to my two golden retrievers, Texas Hold 'Em poker, brewing craft coffee, traveling, and Texas Longhorns college football tailgates (hook 'em!)

    Fun Fact

    Lover of all things ridiculously spicy. Blazin' carolina reaper sauce at Buffalo Wild Wings is my jam.

  • Meaghan Smith, M.D.

    Hometown

     

    Undergraduate

     

    Medical School

    Louisiana State University - Shreveport

    Career/Clinical Interests

     

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

     

    Hobbies/Special Interests

     

    Fun Fact

     

  • Natalie Soyster, M.D.

    Hometown

    Tampa, FL

    Undergraduate

    University of South Florida

    Medical School

    University of Florida

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided. I look forward to discovering my path throughout residency!

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I was drawn to the program’s family-like atmosphere and the opportunity to learn and serve patients while being challenged and supported.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    I enjoy baking, hiking, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

    Fun Fact

    I won front row tickets for the touring production of Hamilton: An American Musical.

  • David Taylor, M.D.

    Hometown

    Dover, TN

    Undergraduate

    Union University

    Medical School

    East Tennessee State University

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Cardiology or critical care, medical education, and global health

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    At the pre-interview social, I immediately felt a sense of welcome from the residents. In addition, on my interview day, the program directors, coordinators, and faculty I met all seemed so genuine and kind. I knew I wanted a larger program with a high volume so I could see everything and be ready for whatever I decide to do in my career. UAB checked all the boxes and I'm so glad I am here!

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Playing golf and intramural sports, watching University of Alabama football and TN professional sports teams (Grizzlies, Titans, and Predators!), traveling, reading, cooking, grilling.

    Fun Fact

    I can weld!

  • Mackenzie Valentin, M.D.

    Hometown

    Oklahoma City, OK

    Undergraduate

    University of Alabama

    Medical School

    University of Oklahoma

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Pediatric emergency medicine

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I love the people and program culture! The residents are truly like a family and I am so grateful to have the opportunity to be a part of it.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    I enjoy crossfit, reading, and gardening.

    Fun Fact

    I was a gymnast for the University of Alabama.

  • H. Beth Vaughan, M.D.

    Hometown

    New Brockton, AL

    Undergraduate

    Southeastern University

    Graduate School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Undecided

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    It is a program that you get to see a high volume of patients and a variety of disease processes. I feel like I will be challenged daily, while being in an incredibly supportive and encouraging environment. I think learning in that way will help me develop into the pediatrician I want to be.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Hiking, kayaking, kickboxing, dancing

  • Isaac Weintraub, M.D.

    Hometown

    Nashville, TN

    Undergraduate

    University of Tennessee 

    Medical School

    East Tennessee State University

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Critical care medicine

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I loved everything UAB and Children's of Alabama offered both us as learners and the patients they serve and when I interviewed I was so impressed with the family atmosphere of the Pediatric program I knew it would be the perfect fit for my family and I.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    All things food - find me in the kitchen or in the backyard by the smoker!

    Fun Fact

    I was a 3rd grade state chess champion.

  • Rose White, M.D.

    Hometown

    Cartersville, GA

    Undergraduate

    University of Georgia

    Medical School

    Mercer University School of Medicine - Savannah

    Career/Clinical Interests

    General pediatrics

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    My sister completed her pediatric training at UAB 3 years ago, and I heard firsthand just how special this program is! I was particularly drawn to the supportive and nurturing environment that such a strong program had to offer.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Baking, painting, traveling, exploring Birmingham restaurants and trails with my husband, Chase.

    Fun Fact

    I have been in The Nutcracker 45 times!

  • Alicia Williams, M.D.

    Hometown

    Fort Payne, AL

    Undergraduate

    Mercer University

    Medical School

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Career/Clinical Interests

    Cardiology/neonatology

    Why did you choose UAB for your Pediatric Residency?

    I had a wonderful experience rotating through my AI’s and electives here 4th year! I learned a ton, and I really enjoyed the environment and the people.

    Hobbies/Special Interests

    Singing, writing music, concerts, basketball, volleyball, soccer

    Fun Fact

    I’ve driven an 18-wheeler truck.

  • Justin Bailey, M.D.
  • Katie Barnes, M.D.
  • Kaitlyn Barr, M.D.
  • Abby Bennett, M.D.
  • Britton Cawthon, M.D.
  • Abby Davidson, M.D.
  • Madeline Davis, M.D.
  • Janey Dudley DeLeeuw, M.D.
  • Brad Dulee, M.D.
  • Jakob Evans, M.D.
  • Dana Eyerly, M.D.
  • Christina Jack, M.D.
  • Alex Kinzer, M.D.
  • Kelly Muterspaw, M.D.
  • Eliz Nichols, M.D.
  • Jordy Roque, D.O.
  • Lauren Rosati, M.D.
  • Yas Seay, M.D.
  • Meaghan Smith, M.D.
  • Natalie Soyster, M.D.
  • David Taylor, M.D.
  • Mackenzie Valentin, M.D.
  • H. Beth Vaughan, M.D.
  • Isaac Weintraub, M.D.
  • Rose White, M.D.
  • Alicia Williams, M.D.