Our goal is to help you identify and manage the common neurocognitive and behavioral problems that might follow your child's stay in the PICU.

NCFP Team

Jonathan Dodd, PhD

Dr. Dodd is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in evaluation and treatment of the cognitive and emotional consequences of children and adolescents with acquired brain injury.  He has been a clinical faculty member at St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine since 2012 and is the primary neuropsychologist dedicated to the Neurorehabilitation, Neuro-Oncology, and Concussion programs.  Dr. Dodd is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board Clinical Neuropsychology/American Board of Professional Psychology, and an active member of the Missouri Brain Injury Association, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatric Task Force, and the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.  In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Dodd is the co-director of a postdoctoral program in clinical neuropsychology. Dr. Dodd is the primary neuropsychologist for the St. Louis Childrens Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Neurocritical Care Follow-up Program.  

Sara Small, LCSW

Sara Small is a licensed social worker with an interest in dissemination and implementation of interventions in health and hospital settings. She has worked in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Washington University since 2015, where she has served as an implementation specialist and has explored the link between implementation of interventions and outcomes of critical illness. Ms. Small is now the administrative Ms. Small earned a BS in Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology from Centre College in 2012. She then completed her MSW with a concentration in health at Washington University in 2014. Ms. Small is currently enrolled in a doctoral program for Public Health Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to her work with the Division of Critical Care, Ms. Small also continues to practice clinical social work in the pediatric emergency department. She is the Program Administrator for the St. Louis Childrens Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Neurocritical Care Follow-up Program.

Kristin Guilliams, MD

Dr. Kristin Guilliams, an Atlanta native, is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Washington University with a special interest in children who have had strokes and other significant neurologic injuries. After graduating from University of Virginia School of Medicine, she came to St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis for her pediatrics and pediatric neurology training. As she found caring for children and families during and after a critical illness to be one of the most satisfying parts of her pediatric neurology training, she went on to complete a pediatric critical care medicine fellowship. Dr. Guilliams has been a member of the faculty at Washington University since 2015 and continues to pursue clinical and research interests that focus on pediatric stroke and oxygen delivery to the brain. Dr. Guilliams is one of two neurologists that see patients in the St. Louis Childrens Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Neurocritical Care Follow-up Program. 

Rejean Guerriero, MD

Dr. Réjean Guerriero is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine and Director of the ICU-EEG program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. His clinical and academic interests are in traumatic brain injury and refractory seizures. Dr. Guerriero received his bachelor’s degree from Bates College in Maine and attended medical school at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then did his pediatric training at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine and then a Neurology residency at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, with additional fellowship training in Traumatic Brain Injury and Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Guerriero’s primary clinical and research focus involves using EEG monitoring to improve the care and outcomes of pediatric patients in the ICU. Dr. Guerriero is one of two neurologists that see patients in the St. Louis Childrens Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Neurocritical Care Follow-up Program.

Mary Hartman, MD, MPH

Dr. Hartman is a pediatric intensivist with a special interest in the long-term outcomes of critical illness in childhood. She has been a member of the faculty at Washington University since 2010, when she moved to St. Louis from the East Coast. Dr. Hartman earned her medical degree at the University of Rochester in 1999, and remained in Upstate New York for additional three years to complete her pediatrics training. Dr. Hartman then completed both her Masters Degree in Public Health and her pediatric critical care training at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. Before her arrival in St. Louis, Dr. Hartman was on the faculty at Duke University for five years. In addition to serving as a doctor in the pediatric intensive care unit at St. Louis Childrens Hospital, Dr. Hartman is the Director of the St. Louis Childrens Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Neurocritical Care Follow-up Program.


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