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Faculty Feature: Xunjun Xiao, PhD

Xunjun Xiao, PhD. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology Xiao grew up in a rural village in Hubei province located in the central region of China. When he was a child, he enjoyed helping his family with crops and livestock on their small farm. Often times, he was disheartened by the …

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Faculty Feature: Mythili Srinivasan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine Growing up in Chennai, India, Mythili never dreamed of coming to the US. She completed her Masters in Molecular biology at Madurai, India and had just started her PhD when she sliced off her toe in a scooter accident. A friend in St. Louis …

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Faculty Feature: Amit Mathur, MD

Amit Mathur was born in New Delhi, India and comes from a family of engineers. Bucking the family trend, he graduated from Medical School at Delhi University in 1982. His Pediatric residency at Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi with Prof. Santosh Bhargava, sparked his initial interest in Neonatology. With 12,500 …

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Faculty Feature: Christopher Lewis, MD

Chris Lewis grew up in Sour Lake, located in southeast Texas, where his first job was working as a rice farmer for the USDA during high school. His mother works as a nurse supervisor and his father as a pipe-fitter. His younger brother works as a nuclear engineer for the …

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Faculty Feature – Stuart Friess, MD

Stu grew up on the eastern end of Long Island as the oldest of three children.  Mom was a school teacher and Dad was a nuclear engineer for the Dept of Energy at Brookhaven National Lab.  In 1979. Stu’s Dad was the first DOE official on the ground in response …

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Faculty Feature – Cindy Ortinau

Cindy Ortinau is a St. Louis native who spent the first part of her childhood living in St. Louis City. Her family then moved to the suburb of Oakville where she attended Oakville Senior High School (yes, I know you fellow St. Louis natives were going to ask!). Cindy comes …