Our Providers

Dr. Diana Fertsch

Pediatrician

Dr. Fertsch

Dr. Fertsch was born in New York, but she has spent most of her adult life in Baltimore. She received her undergraduate education at UMBC. Dr. Fertsch earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology and her M.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She did her pediatric training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.   


 

Emily Burr

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Emily received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Florida. She received her Master’s of Science in Nursing and Master’s of Public Health degrees from the Johns Hopkins University. She is fluent in Spanish.


 

Anna DeRoose

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

A Baltimore native, Anna received her undergraduate education and Nursing degree from University of Maryland at Baltimore. She was a senior clinical nurse at Hopkins neonatal intensive care unit for 14 years. She earned her nurse practitioner certification from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.


 

Dr. Rachel Dodge

Pediatrician

Dr. Dodge is a southeast Baltimore County native. She received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2002 and completed the pediatric residency program at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital/University Hospitals of Cleveland in 2005. Dr. Dodge completed the General Pediatric Academic Development Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and earned a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2008.


 

Glinda Florendo

Physician Assistant

Glinda Florendo headshot

Glinda grew up in Southern Maryland. She received her undergraduate education at Towson University. She did her medical training in the Physician Assistant Program at Essex Community College.


 

Nicole Maffia

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Raised in the Chicago area, Nicole earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts. She received her undergraduate nursing degree and Masters of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner certification from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She worked in the NICU, Full Term Nursery, and Labor and Delivery at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for 8 years.


 

Cara Reske

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Cara grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia. Master’s degree in special education from Vanderbilt University. She worked as an early childhood special education teacher for 6 years. She received her bachelor’s and master’s in nursing from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and worked as an RN at Hopkins with adult transplant patients.


 

Kara Stripling

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kara grew up in Dundalk and received her undergraduate education in Biology from UMBC. She received her undergraduate nursing and nurse practitioner certification at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She also completed a Master’s of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


 

AnnaRuth Kelley Urbonowicz 

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

AnnaRuth received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins University.She is a board certified pediatric nurse practitioner who has worked in the Baltimore area since 2008.