Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Children's Hospital Medicine
A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Dr. Kathryn Schneider attended College of Charleston in South Carolina (1995-99) where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Marine Biology and a minor in Chemistry. After completing an internship her senior year of college, she was hired as a Biologic Technician for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at Fort Johnson, South Carolina (1998-2000). She assisted in research on marine biotoxins and was a member of the Analytical Response Team, a collaborative network of scientists in the Southeast who determined if marine mammal die-offs were due to harmful algal blooms or “red tides.” She relocated to Mississippi in 2000, and was a research assistant at UMMC Department of Pharmacology (2000-02). She volunteered summers and free time to work with youth, the underserved, and the disabled through the Episcopal Diocese and Camp Bratton Green. In 2002, she was then accepted to UMMC’s School of Medicine and while in medical school, she served as a class officer, board member for the Jackson Free Clinic, and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. After graduating medical school, she did her pediatric residency training at UMMC (2006-2009) and then served as chief resident (2009-10). She was hired as a Pediatric Hospitalist to start the Pediatric Surgical Hospitalist Co-Management service. In 2011, she became the Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program. In 2016, she completed the National APEX (Advancing Pediatric Education Excellence) Program and the UMMC Pediatric Children's Leadership Program. She has received multiple teaching awards from Evers Society (2011, 2014, 2017) and inducted into the Evers Hall of Fame (2018). She received the Pediatrics Holloman Award for Outstanding Pediatric Faculty (2013), awarded the Nelson Award by the School of Medicine (2018), and the Most Influential Pediatric Faculty (2019). She continues to be involved in educational endeavors through the school of medicine, the department of pediatrics, and the office of Graduate Medical Education in addition to national involvement through Educational subcommittees through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Hospital Medicine, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD), and Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She has given multiple lectures and presentations at the local, regional, and national level. She continues to be involved in the community working with youth and the disabled.
Children's Hospital Medicine