The NICHD Connection would like to introduce our newest group of clinical fellows who arrived this summer. Welcome to the family!

Inter-Institute Endocrinology Training Program

Dr. Maziar Rahmani

Maziar Rahmani, MD, PhD

Residency: Providence Hospital affiliated to George Washington University Hospital

Dr. Skand Shekhar

Skand Shekhar, MD

Residency: Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Pediatric Endocrinology Training Program

Dr. Anna Zenno

Anna Zenno, MD

Residency: UMMS-Baystate Medical Center

Dr. Chelsi Flippo

Chelsi Flippo, MD

Residency: Jersey Shore University Medical

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Training Program

Dr. Olivia Carpinello

Olivia Carpinello, MD

Residency: University of Connecticut

Dr. Anthony DeAngelis

Anthony DeAngelis, MD, PhD

Residency: Western Connecticut Health Network

Dr. Anne Martini

Anne Martini, DO

Residency: Rush University Medical Center

Meet Our New Fellows

We are happy to welcome new fellows to the NICHD family. If you arrived recently at the NICHD and would like us to introduce you in our quarterly “Meet Our New Fellows” column, please contact our editor, Dr. Shana Spindler, at

Dr. Helga de Oliveira Miguel

Helga de Oliveira Miguel, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Home city: Lisbon, Portugal

Graduate school: University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

NICHD mentor: Dr. Amir Gandjbakhche

Area of research: I study trajectories of brain function in typically developing infants and infants at risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, using functional near-infrared spectroscopy and electroencephalogram.