The University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and The University of Arizona Health Network welcome new faculty members Sofia Khera, MD; Stephen Metz, MD; and Marie Olson, MD, FACEP; to the Section of Hospital Medicine.
As pediatric hospitalists, Drs. Khera, Metz and Olson will provide care to hospitalized children at The University of Arizona Medical Center – Diamond Children’s, Tucson Medical Center and Northwest Hospital.
Sofia Khera, MD, assistant professor
Dr. Khera received her medical degree from St. George’s University (Grenada, West Indies) and completed a residency in categorical pediatrics at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Khera currently is working on a research project exploring cultural awareness regarding infants and co-sleeping.
Stephen Metz, MD, clinical assistant professor
Dr. Metz received his medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed a residency in pediatrics at Oklahoma Children’s Memorial Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric pulmonary at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Metz has clinical interest in the area of outpatient management of asthma.
He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology.
Marie Olson, MD, FACEP, assistant professor
Dr. Olson received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee and completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Prior to becoming a pediatrician, Dr. Olson worked as an emergency physician at Tucson Medical Center for 13 years from 1997-2010. In 2010, she returned to the UA to complete the residency program in pediatrics.
Dr. Olson is board certified in emergency medicine.