The Care Under Intestinal Rehabilitation Excellence (CUIRE) program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital is staffed by a team of specialists who provide patients with comprehensive, expert care.
Dr. Drew Rideout is surgical director of the intestinal rehabilitation program in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery in newborns, children and adolescents.
He joined the pediatric surgery program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2013. Dr. Rideout also travels to Latin America and Africa to support intestinal rehab and other surgical programs. Dr. Rideout completed his general surgery residency and a research fellowship at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, and completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta.
After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Rideout received his medical degree from Stony Book School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatric surgery.
Dr. Shakeel has been a neonatologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital since 1999. She has a clinical focus on nutritional care for neonates to improve clinical outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and improving clinical outcomes in infants with short bowel syndrome at risk of intestinal failure.
She is chair of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Care Under Intestinal Rehabilitation Excellence (CUIRE) intestinal rehabilitation program. She also has a clinical focus on Patient Safety & Quality and is a quality lead for the hospital’s Maternal Fetal & Neonatal Institute.
Dr. Shakeel is an assistant professor for the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to serving on multiple hospital committees including Ethics, Nutrition, Advocacy and more, Dr. Shakeel is very involved with the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality and has completed Lean Sigma Green Belt training, the Patient Safety Certificate Program and the Leadership Academy Course.
Dr. Wilsey specializes in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition in the Department of Medicine. He is vice chair of the Department of Gastroenterology and vice chief of the medical staff.
He is an assistant professor of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and is a core faculty member of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Pediatric Residency Training Program and serves as faculty and research mentor for pediatric resident physicians.
Dr. Wilsey, who joined the hospital in 2002, is also a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida College of Medicine and a former associate program director of the University of South Florida Pediatric Residency Training Program.
Dr. Wilsey earned his medical degree at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Hospital and completed fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Young is chair of the Department of Pediatric Medicine. She joined the pediatric hospitalist program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2010. A graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, she completed her pediatric residency at USF and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She joined the hospital’s Medicine Quality of Care Committee in 2011.
In 2017, Dr. Young became chair of the Department of Pediatric Medicine, after serving as vice chair in 2016. Dr. Young participated in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute’s patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy, a nine-month program that prepares leaders to transform the clinical health care setting to eliminate harm and build a culture of caring.
Carolyn Kelly, APRN
Carolyn Kelly, M.S., A.P.R.N., joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 1996 and is a neonatal nurse practitioner and clinical leader with the Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She is the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program Coordinator and a member of the hospital’s Neonatal Nutrition Committee. She is an active member of the Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and, at the national level, is a member of the Academy of Neonatal Nurses. A Canada native, she earned a bachelor of nursing degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland and a master of science in the neonatal nurse practitioner program at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York.
Melanie Newkirk, Nutritionist
Melanie Newkirk is a registered dietitian nutritionist specializing in pediatric nutrition at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She is manager of Clinical Nutrition, Lactation and the Milk Depot. Melanie received a Bachelor of Health Science in Clinical and Community Dietetics from the University of Florida and a master's in Dietetics from Kansas State University. She is pursuing a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers School of Health Related Professions. Her clinical interests include nutrition of very low birth weight infants and childhood obesity.
Cindy Bozarth, Speech Pathologist
Cynthia Bozarth is a speech-language pathologist team leader at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Florida. Cynthia then completed her master’s in speech-language pathology from the University of South Florida. Her clinical interests include dysphagia, neonatal intensive care unit and modified barium swallow studies.