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


  • Positions available to start July 2020

Our Advanced Practice Providers

  • Ashleigh Benda, DNP, APRN, CPNP, SANE-P
  • Kathy Fabrizio, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Erin Hart, DNP, FNP-BC
  • Misty Lovell, PNP
  • Stephanie Petersen, FNP, MSN, APRN
  • Mallory Sessions, MSN, FNP-C

Our Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

  • Karen Drozd, RN, SANE-P 
  • Consuela Drayton, RN

Our Staff Members

  • Amy Smoak, Fellowship Coordinator
  • Tetre Brown, CMA
  • Shavazae Rivers, CMA
  • Alexus Oliver, CMA

Contact Us

Patient Information

For administrative or fellowship questions, please call Dr. John Melville.

MUSC Child Abuse Pediatrics
Attn: John Melville, M.D.
1061 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403