Meet Our Team
In addition to our neonatal doctors and nurse practitioners, our team includes NICU nurses, respiratory therapists, occupational and physical therapists, the developmental care specialist, social workers, the lactation consultant, dietitians, pharmacists and support staff.
Andrew Nordine, MD, MS
Neonatologist, Medical Director - St. Luke's NICU & Director of St. Luke's NICU Quality Improvement
Dr. Nordine earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa in 2001. He completed residency training in pediatrics at the University of Iowa in 2004 and fellowship training in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Minnesota in 2007. He has American Board of Pediatrics certifications in general pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. Dr. Nordine serves as the St. Luke's NICU Director of Quality Improvement and chairs the NICU Evidence-based Practice Committee.
Dr. Nordine earned a Master of Science degree in health informatics from the University of Minnesota under a National Library of Medicine training grant. He is a member of several information technology committees at St. Luke's and the UnityPoint Health. Dr. Nordine is a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Health Information Management Systems Society, the American Medical Informatics Association, and the American Academy for the Advancement of Science.
Dennis Rosenblum, MD, MMM
Dr. Rosenblum received his B.A. from Boston University in 1982 and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Boston University in 1986. He completed residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 1989 and fellowship training in newborn medicine in 1992 from the New England Medical Center. He was a neonatology attending at Duke University for three years before returning to Iowa in 1996. He recently obtained his Master of Medical Management degree from the University of Southern California in 2013.
Dr. Rosenblum is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics and the sub board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physician Executives. He is Vice Chair of the Iowa State Perinatal Guidelines Advisory Committee, has served as a board member for the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter and as a trustee and treasurer for the Iowa Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Pankaj Nagaraj, MD
Dr. Nagaraj received his medical training from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science Hospital and Research Center Bangalore University, Bangalore, India and completed his residency from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Pediatric Residency Program in Austin, Texas. He also completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.
In addition to providing coverage at St. Luke's NICU, Dr. Nagaraj is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and also serves as the chair of the Perinatal Advisory Committee and is the NICU medical director at Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA.
Maria Astorga, MD
Dr. Astorga received her medical training from University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines and completed her residency from the University of Illinois, Pediatric Residency Program in Chicago, Illinois. She also completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.
Angie Hanson, DO
Dr. Hanson served as a registered nurse for 7 years in Iowa and spent a further 2 years as a physician profiling analyst and quality review specialist for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. During her residency at Western Michigan University, she became a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society for exemplary humanistic patient care and went on to become Chief Resident in 2013. At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Hanson is a Post-doctoral Member of the Center for Neurobehavioral Development and a member of the NICU Simulation Core Team.
Amy Wilson, ARNP, MSN, CPNP, NNP-BC
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Amy received both her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Iowa. She completed her post-Master's certificate at Rush University.
Her areas of interest include the High-Risk Infant Follow-up Clinic and the Developmental Care Committee. She is also on the neonatal-pediatric transport team.
Amy is a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, the Iowa Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and the Academy of Neonatal Nursing.
She is certified as a Regional NRP Instructor and a S.T.A.B.L.E. Instructor.
Maureen "Mo" Lonergan, PA-C
Mo received her Master's degree in Medical Science from Midwestern University and her Bachelor's of Science degree from Truman State University. She became a healthcare provider as she loves working with children and she finds medicine interesting and challenging. "I want to be able to impact people in a positive way by providing compassionate/quality health care," she says, "I want to make a difference in the life of a child and to ease the anxiety of a new parent."
Her clinical interest include community outreach for adequate care for the newborn and early identification of undiagnosed cardiac lesions.
Krista Husemann, ARNP, MSN, NNP-BC
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Krista received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Clarke College and her Master's degree in Nursing from Creighton University. She has worked in Level III Newborn Intensive Care Units in Atlanta and Omaha.
Krista is a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and the Iowa Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
Her areas of interest include the Developmental Care Committee, the Evidence-Based Practice Committee and the Neonatal Skin Care Committee.
Krista is certified as a Regional NRP Instructor and a S.T.A.B.L.E. Instructor.