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 Red Tides. She was a member of the Analytical Response Team, a collaborative network of scientists in the Southeast who determined the effects of “red tides” on marine mammals. She relocated to Mississippi, and was a research assistant at UMMC Department of Pharmacology (2000-02). She volunteered during summers and her free time to work with youth, the underserved, and the disabled through the Episcopal Diocese and Camp Bratton Green. In 2002, she was accepted to UMMC’s School of Medicine. 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 completed her pediatric residency training at UMMC (2006-2009) and was then selected to be chief resident (2009-10). She was hired as a Pediatric Hospitalist to start the Pediatric Surgical Hospitalist service and expand the pediatric hospitalist 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 she had been inducted into the Evers Hall of Fame (2018). She received the Department of Pediatrics Holloman Award for Outstanding Pediatric Faculty (2013), she has been awarded the Nelson Award by the School of Medicine (2018), and named 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