Pediatric Residents

Our Pediatric Residents take an active role in the interview process and selection of incoming residency class. They advocate for patients and access to quality care.  The residents experience a multicultural environment and diverse backgrounds while supporting each other's wellness.


Batool Al-Qanber wears a tan sport jacket with black colored hijab covering around head and neck.

Batool Al Qanber, MD

Medical School: Arabian Gulf University
Professional Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology 
Why did you choose CMU: I liked the welcoming environment on my interview day. 
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Baking is my therapy.
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Michigan is beautiful! it's surrounded by Great Lakes with unlimited recreational activities and opportunities to explore. Mackinac Island is my favorite!

Matthew Mizzoni

Matthew Mizzoni, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Pediatrics
Why did you choose CMU: The people here and the beautiful surrounding community 
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping, backpacking 
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Mackinac Island!

Julie Painter

Julie Painter, MD

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Serving at risk populations.
Why did you choose CMU: I felt that as a CMU Pediatric Resident I would become a key member of my clinical teams, and would gain excellent experience across all pediatric subspecialties. I was also impressed by the strong community-based continuity clinic program.
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, cooking, pets, riding bikes.
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Riding on the many scenic bike trails around Saginaw, attending festivals, visiting Mackinac Island. 

Alina Philip

Alina Philip, DO

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Career Interests: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, PICU, outpatient Peds 
Why did you choose CMU: I chose CMU because of the supportive faculty
Personal Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Traveling, watching Disney movies 
Favorite things to do around Michigan: Visiting all the cool places