Kerry K. Sease, M.D., M.P.H.
Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Dr. Sease received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1998. She then completed her pediatric residency at the Greenville Health System in 2001. After residency, Dr. Sease completed a general academic pediatric fellowship with the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, finishing in 2003. Dr. Sease returned to the Greenville Health System in July 2003. She received the outstanding faculty teaching award her first year on faculty and served as associate program director for the pediatric training program from 2005-2006 until she took over as the program director in 2006. Dr. Sease's academic interests include obesity and resident educationand advocacy.
Jennifer A. Hudson, M.D.
Director, Newborn Nursery
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Dr. Hudson received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1997, where she graduated a member of AOA Honor Medical Society. She completed her pediatric residency with Greenville Health System, receiving the Jackson Award as an intern and the Miracle Maker Award as a senior resident. Dr. Hudson then served as chief resident for the program and joined faculty as medical director of the newborn nursery in 2000. She was honored with the Matthews Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award in 2005. She has served as the associate program director for the pediatric residency at GHS since 2006. Dr. Hudson's special academic interests include breastfeeding, environmental health, and residency curriculum design.
Jon F. Lucas, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Director, Congenital Cardiac Imaging
Medical Director, Pediatric Echocardiography
Dr. Lucas received his medical degree from Albany Medical College. He completed his pediatric residency at Medical University of South Carolina and pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. In 2005, Dr. Lucas joined the faculty in the GHS Department of Pediatrics and was appointed associate director for the Pediatric Residency Program in 2010. He received the Residents Teaching Award in 2006. Dr. Lucas' major clinical interests and responsibilities include cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, and general pediatric cardiology.
Russell C. Kolarik, M.D.
Program Director, Med-Peds Residency Program
Dr. Kolarik received his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine where he graduated AOA in 1995. He then completed his Med-Peds residency at the University of Cincinnati in 1999. After residency, Dr. Kolarik undertook a general internal medicine faculty development fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and finished in 2001. He then served as associate program director for Med-Peds at UPMC until he took over as the Med-Peds program director in 2004. Dr. Kolarik received a faculty recognition award and was nominated for the Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2006 by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. While in Pittsburgh, Dr. Kolarik also created and led one of the only general academic Med-Peds fellowship programs in the nation. In July of 2008, Dr. Kolarik joined the faculty of the Greenville Health System as Med-Peds program director. Dr. Kolarik’s academic interests include resident education and career mentorship, care for young adults with special health care needs, and doctor-patient communication.
William F. Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D.
Academic Chairman/Medical Director, Children's Hospital
Dr. Schmidt received his PhD in 1975 from the Duke University Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1976. He completed his pediatric residency with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. After residency, Dr. Schmidt finished a pediatric hematology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania. In 1994, he completed the University of North Carolina Comphealth/Kron Scholars Program on Management in Health Care for Physician Executives. Since 1990, Dr. Schmidt has served as chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, as well as the medical director for Children's Hospital at Greenville Health System. Dr. Schmidt is a practicing pediatric hematologist-oncologist.
Paul V. Catalana, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Dean of Medical Education
University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Greenville Campus
Director, Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Catalana received his MD from SUNY at Stony Brook and MPH from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his pediatric residency at the Greenville Health System and a fellowship in ambulatory and community pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. A recipient of numerous teaching awards, Dr. Catalana joined the pediatric faculty in 1987 and previously served as associate program director and then program director for the Pediatric Residency Program. He assumed his current role as assistant dean for medical education for the Greenville regional campus of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2006.
Coordinator, Residency Program
Janet S. Paige
Administrative Assistant, Residency Program
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