Pediatrics Faculty and Staff

Meet the pediatric residency program faculty and staff from Central Michigan University's College of Medicine.

Program Directors

Roland Chu

Roland Chu, MD

Co-Program Director

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center
Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorder Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

A professional headshot of Katherine Battisti in dark blue attire against a gray background.

Katherine Battisti, MD

Co-Program Director

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia​
Residency: Pediatrics, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina​
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio​

Core faculty

Ruba Allabwani

Ruba Allabwani, MD

Medical School: University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Pediatrics, Hurley Children’s 

Franchesca Garcia Robles

Franchesca Garcia Robles, MD

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus​
Residency: Pediatrics, University Pediatric Hospital, University of Puerto Rico​
Fellowship: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Mercy Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan​

Adeeba Khan

Adeeba Khan, MD

Medical School: Sri Venkat Sai Medical College, India
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center

Mary Moore

Mary Moore, MD

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Fellowship: Pediatric Rheumatology, Baylor College of Medicine

Vishwas Vaniawala

Vishwas Vaniawala, MD

Medical School: Government Medical College, India
Residency: Pediatrics, Michigan State University, Hurley Medical Center


Molly Gulick

Molly Gulick, C-TAGME

Residency Coordinator

Phone: 989-746-7673