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Raeanne Johnson, PNP

Raeanne Johnson is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Growing Child Pediatrics. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Virginia and Master’s in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to working as a nurse practitioner, Raeanne worked as a bedside nurse serving the pediatric inpatient population for three […]

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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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Heather Acevedo, MD

Heather Acevedo, M.D. is a board certified Pediatrician who joined Growing Child Pediatrics in November 2013.  She graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and earned her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine. Following her studies, Heather completed her residency in Pediatrics at […]

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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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Leslie Clapp, MD

Leslie Clapp, MD, FAAP truly enjoys her work at Kids Express Care. In addition to helping her patients feel better at Kids Express Care, Dr. Clapp works in Research Triangle Park as a medical monitor helping to ensure patient safety during clinical trials. Dr. Clapp is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University 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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Kathleen Flynn, MD

Dr. Kathleen Flynn grew up just outside of Woodstock, NY. She received her B.S. from Bard College and attended Medical School at New York Medical College. She graduated Medical School as a member of AOA, the National Medical Honor Society, and entered her pediatrics training at Westchester County Medical Center. Upon completion, she trained for […]

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Dirk Hamp, MD

Dirk Hamp, MD, FAAP joined Growing Child Pediatrics in March of 2003. Dirk came to the U.S. from Germany at age 20. He graduated from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1991 at which time he also received the Amos Christie Award in Pediatrics. Subsequently, he stayed at Vanderbilt for his residency in General […]

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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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