James Miller, MD
Undergraduate: The University of Notre Dame
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Pediatric Training: Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Miller has a special interest in working with families experiencing poverty and homelessness. He works extensively with the homeless and leads a street medicine team with the Center for Inclusion Health at AHN.
Dr. Miller originally hails from Reading, PA. He earned his medical degree at the Ohio State University where he was inducted as a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has worked with and helped create numerous organizations that cared for people experiencing poverty, homelessness, mental health disorders, and addictions. He is passionate about providing care that is sensitive to patients’ cultural preferences and supports them through many of life’s obstacles. Dr. Miller loves caring for children, and he believes that compassionate, supportive healthcare is essential to help children grow to their full potential. Dr. Miller currently makes his home in Shadyside with his wife, who is also a pediatrician.
Helen O’Hallaron, MD
Undergraduate: The University of Virginia
Medical School: The Ohio University of Virginia
Dr. O’Hallaron practiced as a pediatric hospitalist at Allegheny General Hospital for nine years after moving to Pittsburgh and then in various outpatient positions with CCP and private practices in Butler County for the past 20+ years. Although she spent most of her childhood in Virginia, she has lived in Pittsburgh for over 30 years and considers it her hometown. Her free time, Dr. O’Hallaron enjoys long walks by the river, watercoloring, teaching religious ed. and being involved with her church community, and cooking for family gatherings with four grown sons and their wives when they are all together.
Howard Topol, MD
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Pediatric Training: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Topol has a special interest in pediatric obesity, asthma, and the effects screen time has on developing minds. For many years he worked as a pediatric hospitalist on the inpatient unit before transitioning to primary care
Dr. Topol was raised in New Jersey and has recently moved to Western Pennsylvania. He enjoys spending time with patients and watching them achieve growth and developmental milestones. His hobbies include soccer, gardening, sporting events and spending time with his wife and three young children.
Katie Rich, MSN, CRNP-PC, IBCLC
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Pittsburgh
Masters: University of Pittsburgh
Katie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh. She then went on to earn her Masters degree in 2013, also from the University of Pittsburgh. Her experience includes Neonatal and Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Katie is also a certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
Katie lives in the North Hills with her husband and two young daughters. In her free time, she loves baking at home with her daughters and reading together.
Michael Talotta PA-C
PA School: Duquesne University
Michael Talotta currently serves as the Advanced Practice Supervisor for outpatient pediatrics. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Duquesne University and graduated from Duquesne with a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 2011. He has been with AHN Pediatrics since 2017.
Michael is a native Pittsburgher and calls the North Hills his home. He has a wife named Nikki, three sons, and a dog named Goose. In his spare time, Michael likes camping and hiking with his family. In addition to leisure activities, Michael is also a volunteer firefighter.