Faculty (PE)

Niceta Bradburn, MD FAAP

Program Director
Executive Director of the Regional Neonatology
Program for St.Vincent Women’s Hospital

A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Bradburn received her bachelor’s degree from La Roche College in Pittsburgh, and her medical degree in 1975 from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and later a Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children.

In 1980 she joined St. Vincent Hospital as a general pediatrician staffing the pediatric clinic, wards and Special Care Nursery while teaching family medicine residents. During the construction of the St. Vincent Family Life Center, Dr. Bradburn completed her fellowship training to return and establish the NICU. Under her direction the Newborn Intensive Care Unit joined the Vermont Oxford Neonatal Network for comparative outcomes, started the neonatal transport which has quintupled in number from inception to present time, and implemented the use of neonatal nurse practitioners. She was instrumental in the design of the current NICU at St. Vincent Women’s Hospital. At Carmel Hospital she supervised the creation of the level 2 Newborn Intensive Care Unit and supported the Obstetric Program.

Dr. Bradburn helped to establish the Pediatric Residency Program at St. Vincent which is now in its fifth year. She continues to serve as the co-chair of the Executive Peer Review committee and chairs the patient safety committee and clinical risk management, in addition to serving on the steering committee for the Ascension Health Perinatal Safety Committee. Dr. Bradburn has been recognized by the March of Dimes and the American Academy of Pediatrics for her contributions in the field of neonatal medicine.

Cheryl Klein, MD FAAP

Associate Program Director
Assistant Medical Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Service
2013 Class Advisor

Dr. Klein grew up in the western suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio and attended medical school at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine. She completed her residency at Cleveland Clinic and then worked at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron for four years prior to moving to Indiana to become a Pediatric Hospitalist at St. Vincent. Dr. Klein currently serves as the Assistant Medical Director of the Pediatric Hospitalist Service in addition to being Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Klein is an advocate for education with a special interest in patient safety, electronic medical records as well as medical education for learners at all levels.

Sheila Stewart, MD FAAP

Clinical Director Pediatric Outpatient Clinic
Pediatrician, Pediatric Primary Care

Dr. Stewart is a native of Indianapolis and graduated medical school from the University of California, San Diego. She completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Oakland before returning to Indiana. She practiced in the private community for eight years before joining the residency program in 2007. Dr. Stewart is the Clinical Director of the Pediatric Outpatient Clinic. She co-coordinates the Outpatient Pediatric Rotation and also coordinates the Continuity Clinics for all pediatric residents. She served as the advisor for the Class of 2012. Always the advocate for the education of the residents, Dr. Stewart was awarded The Outstanding Outpatient Teaching Faculty Award for 2011 and 2012. Dr. Stewart is the mother of three sons and maintains an active lifestyle while cheering on her sons in their numerous sports and educational activities.

Suzanne Grannan, MD FAAP

Assistant Program Director
Medical Director, Continuing Care Nursery
Newborn Hospitalist

Dr. Grannan is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis. Dr. Grannan attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency training at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Grannan currently serves as the Medical Director of the Continuing Care Nursery in addition to being the Assistant Director of the Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Grannan is married with three daughters and enjoys spending time with family and friends in addition to reading and traveling.

Wendy Schulte, MD

Program Faculty
Newborn Nursery Pediatrician
2015 Class Advisor

Dr. Schulte was born a raised in Zionsville, Indiana. Dr. Schulte graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency in General Pediatrics at Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Schulte’s specialty is newborn medicine she currently staffs both the Normal Newborn Nursery and the Continuing Care Nursery, in addition to taking night call in the NICU at Women’s Hospital. Dr. Schulte is currently the Class Advisor to the Class of 2015. Dr. Schulte is married with two sons and still resides in Zionsville, Indiana, but considers Minnesota her second home. Dr. Schulte is an avid fitness enthusiast and enjoys running, swimming and water skiing, in addition to cheering on her sons in their various sports and activities.

Shivika Jain, MD FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Primary Care
2014 Class Advisor
Coordinator Outpatient Pediatrics Rotation

Dr. Jain grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan and graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She completed her residency at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Dr. Jain is the Coordinator of the Outpatient Rotation and faculty member in the Pediatric Outpatient Clinic with an interest in providing care for special needs children. Dr. Jain, in addition to being the Class of 2014 Advisor, is the Chair of the Pediatrics Pharmacy & Therapeutics Sub-Committee and the Coordinator of the Reach Out and Read program in the Pediatric Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Jain is also active in the Junior League of Indianapolis and currently serves on the Board of Directors. Dr. Jain is married with one son. She is an avid reader, enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, along with Indian dancing both classical and folk.