Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


Pediatrics - University of Rochester Medical Center, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY


Pediatrics - University of Rochester Medical Center, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Rochester, NY

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services




Biondi EA, Lee B, Ralston SL, Winikor JM, Lynn JF, Dixon A, McCulloh R. Prevalence of Bacteremia and Bacterial Meningitis in Febrile Neonates and Infants in the Second Month of Life: A Systematic Review and Meta analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Mar 1;2(3):e190874.


Winikor JM, Kennedy JC, Leonard MS, Dwyer-Matzky KE. A 14-year-old boy with Mycoplasma pneumonia associated mucositis and intracranial hypertension. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Feb 8.


Molina-Cruz A, Garver LS, Alabaster A, Bangiolo L, Haile A, Winikor J, Ortega C, van Schaijk BC, Sauerwein RW, Taylor-Salmon E, Barillas-Mury C. The Human Malaria Parasite Pfs47 gene mediates evasion of the mosquito immune system. Science 2013 May 24;340(6135):984-7.


Winikor J, Schlaerth C, Rabaglino MB, Cousins R, Sutherland M, Wood CE. Complex Actions of Estradiol-3-Sulfate in Late Gestation Fetal Brain. Reprod Sci. 2011 Jul;18(7):654-65.

Awards and Honors

2016, Haggerty Award for Excellence in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center
2015-2016, Haggerty-Friedman Psychosocial Fund, University of Rochester Medical Center
2014-2015, Strong Star for Clinical Excellence, University of Rochester Medical Center
2014, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation North American CF Conference (NACFC) Pediatric Resident Travel Grant
2010, Preceptorship Award, Guatemala
2008-2009, Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health
2007, Cum Laude, University of Florida
2007, College of Liberal Arts Hall of Fame Honorable Mention, University of Florida
2007, Dean’s List, University of Florida
2006-2007, Presidential Service Award: Outstanding Servant-Leader of the Year, University of Florida
2006-2007, University Scholars Program, University of Florida College of Medicine
2005, American Physiological Society’s (APS) Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship
2003-2007, Florida Bright Futures Scholarship, full paid in-state college tuition