Meet the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Team

Collaborating With UofL School of Medicine for Your Child’s Care

Our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) providers offer highly skilled care for your child. These doctors are professors and active researchers helping to advance medical care in the 21st century with clinical research and education. Norton Children’s Hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Rebecca Decker, DO

John Stack, MD

Mallory Bartram, PA-C

Nurse Practitioners

Emily M. Anguiano, APRN

Leann Baker, MSN, APRN

Lindsey Bird, APRN

Sarah Bray, APRN

Tracey Brink, APRN

Christine Cooper, APRN

Sharri Fitzpatrick, APRN

Margaret A. Glaser, APRN

Heather Gusic, APRN

Synthia Heffernan, APRN

Jennifer Hockensmith, APRN

Theresa Houchens, APRN

Brandi Hubbuch, APRN

Stephanie Kelty, APRN

Jennifer Kiel, APRN

Kim Knott, APRN

Ashley Losch, APRN

Molly Lush, APRN

Andrea Meffert, APRN

Tracey Miller, APRN

Amber Missi, APRN

Fran Morabito, APRN

Mary Nicole Moseley, APRN

Kate Passafiume, APRNSusan Patel, APRN

Emily Pinkham, APRN

Amy Rudd, APRN

Ashley Smith, APRN

Lynda Sugg, APRN

Wesley Thomas, APRN

Elizabeth Turcotte, APRN

Kim Walker, APRN

Haley Ward, APRN

Amy Watson-Reese, APRN

Lisa White, APRN

Sharon Wilcox, APRN

Stephanie Wolford, APRN

Bethany Yager Houze, APRN

Laura Zeller, APRN

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