Education and Training

Medical School

MD - State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


Pediatrics - University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Combined Emergency Medicine Pediatrics - University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


T Walls, N Hughes, Rawlinson, C, Chamberlain J, Brown K : Improving Pediatric Asthma Care via Outreach to a Community Emergency Department. ACEP National Conference, oral presentation October  2014.


Cohen J, Hughes N, Tat S, Chamberlain JM, Teach SJ, Boniface K.: Bedside Lung Ultrasound Findings in Wheezing Children Under Two Years of Age. AAP National Conference Exhibition, poster presentation October  2013.

Hughes N, Arora B, Brown K.: Sumatriptan is Effective for Migraine Headaches in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Journal of Investigative Medicine 61(3): 664, March 2013 Notes: abstract,  Published for American Federation of Medical Research Eastern Regional Conference April 2013. Moderated poster presentation. This abstract was also presented at:PAS National Conference, and Mid-Atlantic SAEM Conference 2013

Awards and Honors

2013, Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA)

2010, Award for Clinical Excellence, Children's National Medical Center

1995-1996, University of Rochester Take Five Program, Tuition-free fifth year for independent study proposal "The Politics of Women's Health Issues"

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Migraine Pathway QI committee

2014-present, Medical Resuscitation Review Committee, member

2014-present, Trauma Review Committee, member

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2012-present, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

2012-present, American College of Emergency Physicians