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James M. Poole, MD, FAAP

Dr. Jim Poole, founder of FastBraiin and Growing Child Pediatrics, has an affinity for helping those with ADHD find and utilize their strengths. With this passion, he founded FastBraiin, a national program for those with attention, focus, and/or mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. This program has served over 5,000 people of all […]

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Beth Briere, MD

Dr. Beth Briere joined Growing Child in 2014 after serving for four years as the Chief Clinical Officer of the All Kinds of Minds® Student Success Program. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UNC ­Chapel Hill Medical School and continues to serve as Executive Director and lead clinician at Success in […]

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Christopher C. Gianvecchio, MD

Born and raised in the midwest, I was always taught to be kind to strangers and fiercely loyal to friends and family. I have paralleled this strategy with my pediatric practice, always treating my patients as I would my own children. After raising three daughters of my own, I can empathize with the parents of […]

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Kristin Dierks, MD

Kristin started working at Growing Child Pediatrics in April of 2015. She is a board certified pediatrician. She completed her medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and her pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University and the A.I. duPont Hospital for Children. She also completed a pediatric cardiology fellowship at […]

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David Katz, DO, FAAP, IFMCP

Dr. Katz graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, completed medical school in Texas, and finished his residency in Michigan. He settled in Canton, OH where he became part of a three-person pediatric practice which grew to a group of eight providers. Thirty-one years later, Dr. Katz and his wife decided to move to […]

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Kevin “Mac” McEnaney, MD

Dr. McEnaney graduated from Hofstra University in New York with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1994 and attended medical school at St. George’s School of Medicine at Grenada from 1995-1999. He finished his pediatric residency in Brooklyn at Maimonides Medical Center in 2002. From there, Dr. McEnaney held a post as an […]

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Courtney Mouillesseaux, MD

Cortney Mouillesseaux, MD lives in Cary, North Carolina with her husband and three children. She grew up in Arcadia, California, where she lived until she moved across the country to attend Colby College in Waterville, Maine. She returned to Southern California to complete both her medical and pediatric residency training at the University of California, […]

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Carolee Rule, MD

Dr. Carolee Rule loves to work with children. She completed her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Wheaton College in IL and went on to medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago. Dr. Rule completed her pediatric residency in 1997 at the University of Minnesota. She has been practicing general pediatrics in Minnesota and North Carolina […]

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Larissa Saldana, MD

Larissa Saldana, MD was born in North Carolina but raised in Mauldin, South Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Science at the University of South Carolina and attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She completed her pediatrics residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and then moved with […]

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