Mask and Visitor Policies: Following CDC and state of NC guidance, masks are still required in all Atrium Health facilities. View our current visitor policy

Meet the pediatric chief residents of Levine Children's Hospital at Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center.

2019 - 2020

Mary Howell, MD

Mary Howell, MD
Medical School: University of Virginia


Matthew Pearce, MD

Matthew Pearce, MD
Medical School: Mercer University

2020 - 2021

Aravinth Garunanandaa, MD

Aravinth Karunanandaa, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University

Maria Kooken, MD

Maria Kooken, MD
Medical School: The University of Alabama


2021 - 2022


Cassady Hoppenlopp, MD
Medical School: 
Texas Tech

Maria Kooken, MD

Nicole Studebaker, MD
Medical School: University of Cincinnati