PGY-6

Brandi Bahringer, MD

Dr. Brandi Bahringer grew up in Deming, New Mexico. She received her undergraduate degree in biology and psychology from University of New Mexico.  She attended Medical School at University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico .  She completed her pediatric residency program at University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico .  Her are of research interest is in effects of maternal iron-deficiency anemia on neonates.  Her QI in is  in delayed cord clamping.  Outside of medicine she enjoys spending time with her partner, Justin and their dog Tyler, baking, traveling, arts and crafts.


PGY-5

Hellen Ko, MD

Dr. Hellen Ko grew up in Colorado Springs, CO. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Colorado State University and her graduate degree in Microbiology and Immunology from New York Medical College. Dr. Ko attended Medical School at St George’s University in Grenada. She completed her pediatric residency program at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Her area of research interest is improving follow up care of infants at risk for congenital Hepatitis C, and her quality improvement project includes the creation, education and implementation of a Neonatal Massive Transfusion Protocol. Outside of medicine she enjoys hiking with her dogs.

 

Sofia Markee, MD

Dr. Sofia Markee grew up in Fremont, CA and in Harrogate, United Kingdom. She received her undergraduate degree in Physiology and Developmental Biology from Brigham Young University.  She attended Medical School at VCOM in Blacksburg, VA.  She completed her pediatric residency program at Prisma Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, SC.  Her area of research interest is in neurodevelopment looking at how the anterior cingulate cortex plays a role in cognitive and social-emotional development.  Her QI is in parenteral nutrition for extremely premature infants, specifically looking at calcium and phosphorus balance in TPN.  Outside of medicine she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, being outdoors, and eating great food.