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Child Abuse Pediatrics

Training Programs

The Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics is active in educating nurses, medical students, physician assistant students, pediatric residents, and has a 3-year fellowship accredited by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Our Faculty

  • Anne Abel, MD – Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Michelle Amaya, MD, MPH, FAAP Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Carrie Busch, MD – Board Certified in Pediatrics, Board Eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics, Board Eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Sara Schuh – Board Certified in Pediatrics

Fellows

  • Kendra Ham, MD – Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Erica Paez, MD

Our Advance Practice Providers

  • Ashleigh Benda, DNP, APRN, CPNP, SANE-P
  • Karlayne Dufault, MSN, APRN, CPNP, SANE-P
  • Kathy Fabrizio, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-P
  • Jessica Marzolf, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Our Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners include three SANE-P's and 5 RN's

  • Brooke Nitterhouse, RN
  • Shannon Dufault, MSN, APRN, CPNP, SANE-P
  • Consuela Drayton, RN
  • Stacey DeFrank, RN
  • Mary Beth Furman, RN
  • Karen Drozd, RN
  • Kathy Fabrizio, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-P
  • Abby Benda, DNP, APRN, CPNP, SANE-P

Our Staff Members

  • Nancy Saldutte
  • Desha Simpson, CMA
  • Cynthia Smalls
  • Linda Walton

Contact Us

For clinical questions, please call our DNLCC office at 843-723-3600 (Mon-Fri from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For emergencies and after-hours service, please call 843-792-2123 (MUSC paging operator) and ask to have the MUSC CAP On-Call Provider paged.

MUSC Child Abuse Pediatrics
The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center

1061 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Phone: 843-723-3600
Fax: 843-720-3615

For administrative or fellowship questions, please call Nancy Saldutte.

MUSC Child Abuse Pediatrics Attn: Michelle Amaya, M.D.
Rutledge Tower 135
Rutledge Avenue, MSC 566
Charleston, SC 29403

Phone: 843-792-2618
Fax: 843-792-3022
Email: pedsvip@musc.edu