Dr. Michael Allshouse, DO
Dr. Allshouse is certified in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery with additional special qualification certification in Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery.  He is currently the Medical Director of Pediatric Surgery and Trauma at Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera CA.   He is one of the world’s leading authorities on Down Syndrome  and he is active in the Pull-Thru Network, a support group for families with children born with anorectal malformation and colorectal disorders, commonly associated with Down Syndrome. Dr. Allshouse has served as the Medical Director of the Colorectal and Complex Pelvic Floor Disorders Program at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, CO.  He was also the Director of the University of Colorado Hospitals Neonatal Surgery Program and was the Trauma Medical Director at the Children’s Hospital Denver’s trauma program.  Dr. Allshouse has acted as Professor of Surgery and Division Head of Pediatric Surgery at Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He has won numerous awards at multiple medical centers in clinical teaching.  Dr. Allshouse is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at the United States Naval Hospital in Oakland California.  He completed a pediatric trauma and burn fellowship at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.  Dr. Allshouse spent 16 years on active duty serving in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy.

Dr. Indira Chandrasekar, MD
Dr. Chandrasekar is a board certified neonatologist at Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, CA and has expertise in perinatal medicine.  She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Royal College of Pediatricians and Child Health in the United Kingdom.  Dr. Chandrasekar is a frequent contributor and presenter to CCANN, most recently presenting Test Your Knowledge: Interactive Case Studies at 2014’s April CCANN conference.  Dr. Chandrasekar has had writings published in the “American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulation Physiology” as well as the “Archives of Diseases and Childhood.”  She is a graduate of Chengalpattu Medical College and completed her residency at University Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago as well as University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Jimmy Lan, MD, MS
Dr. Lan is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine.  He joined Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, CA in 2012 as a neonatologist. He is also a clinical instructor in the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine at Stanford University.  Dr. Lan specializes in neonatal brain injury and mechanical ventilation and he has presented at the national and regional medical conferences and published in peer-reviewed publications such as “Pediatric Research” and Molecular Brain Research.” He has been actively involved with presenting at CCANN conferences and events as well as education within the NICU.  Dr. Lan is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and completed his residency and fellowship at Stanford University.

Kamela Loo is a certified nurse practitioner and the NICU Lead Neonatal Nurse Practitioner at Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, CA.  During her 30 year career at Valley Children’s, she has held multiple positions including: Clinical Nurse, Charge Nurse, Critical Transport Nurse, and Neonatal Nurse Practitioner working within the unit and in the clinical setting at the High Risk Infant Follow-Up Clinic. Over the years, Kamela has presented in conferences involving the pathologies, care and treatment of our neonatal population.  Kamela has collaborated with the NICU director in developing standards and procedures for the Nurse Practitioner Program at Valley Children’s Hospital. Kamela has been named the first recipient of First 5 Fresno County’s Hands-On Hero Awards for her extraordinary commitment to children’s health and for her strong advocate for neonates and the staff who care for them.  Kamela founded CCANN and is responsible for building the framework of CCANN through her years as past president. Her involvement with community service and the planning of multiple neonatal conferences at Valley Children’s has garnered CCANN multiple awards from NANN (CCANN’s national affiliate) most recently the 2014 NANN Chapter Fund Raising and Community Service award.