New Employees

New Employees October 2021

Faculty Name Title Division Karine Amirikian Assistant Professor Gastroenterology Martine Saint-Cyr Assistant Professor Gastroenterology Allek Scheele Instructor Hospitalist Inna Treskov Assistant Professor Hospitalist Keisha White Assistant Professor Newborn Medicine Staff Name Title Division Natalie Amann Cardiopulmonary/Pulmonary Function Technician Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Jen Bay Medical Secretary II Gastroenterology Alexandra Binaei Clinical …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants September 2021

PI Agency Title Megan Cooper NIH/ UG3/UH3/Baylor College of Medicine Safety and Efficacy of Itacitinib in treatment of JAK/STAT gain of function disorders Amjad Horani CDI Mechanisms of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Cynthia Ortinau Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Association of Parental Psychological Distress with Brain and Neurodevelopment in Congenital Heart …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Bhushan Katira

Bhushan Katira, MBBS, comes to us from Toronto, along with his son Vedaant and wife Nupur. Katira is originally from India and grew up in Mumbai. Born to a teacher mother and a doctor father, Katira inherited his love for medicine and teaching. Impressed by his father’s medical practice and …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Stephen Sykes

Stephen Sykes, PhD, joined the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University as an associate professor in June 2021. As a scientist, he fights cancer through research. Right now, he is at war with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) which is a blood cancer that afflicts both kids and adults and has …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants August 2021

PI Agency Title Fahd Ahmad NIH/CCHMC EMS for Children: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)  Jonathan Cooper NIH/R56 Characterizing and testing the efficacy of AAV-mediated gene therapy in a novel CRISPR/Cas9 generated sheepmodel of Cln1 disease. Jorge Di Paola NIH/R01/Ohio State University A Reversible Aptamer Based Therapeutic to Treat …

New Employees

New Employees September 2021

Faculty Name Title Division Michelle Gill Professor Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary  Ashley Roh Instructor Hospitalist Ram Rohatgi Assistant Professor Cardiology Staff Name Title Division Cara Baczewski Senior Research Administrator Central Admin Pamela Chan Graduate Student Emergency Medicine Darren Chen Undergraduate Student Rheumatology Crystal Cooper Medical Secretary III Hematology/Oncology Robert Darby Graduate …

New Employees

New Hires August 2021

Faculty Name Title Division Tracy Conner Assistant Professor Cardiology  Puja Desai Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine  Erin Hickey Assistant Professor Newborn Medicine Courtney Kaar Assistant Professor Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary  Susan Wiltrakis Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine  Katie Wolfe Assistant Professor Critical Care Staff Name Title Division Joshua Adams Research Technician II …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants July 2021

PI Agency Title Mohamed Abdelbaki EIF/The Hospital for Sick Children 3CI Study: Childhood Cancer Combination Immunotherapy. Phase 1b and Expansion Study of Nivolumab Combination Immunotherapy in Children, Adolescent and Young Adult (CAYA) Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Hypermutant Cancers Amy Armstrong Aflac Foundation/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta A Maintenance Protocol of Sirolimus in …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Mohamed Abdelbaki

Mohamed Abdelbaki, MD, was born and raised in Egypt — a country which he loves dearly and still visits every year with his family. He came to the U.S. in 2006 to start a residency in general pediatrics, followed by a fellowship in pediatric hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant, …

New Employees

New Hires July 2021

Faculty Name Title Division Jonathan Mark Bernheimer Associate Professor Academic Pediatrics Megan Elizabeth Goldstein Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Gary S Gottesman Professor  Endocrinology & Diabetes Kathleen Ann Harold Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Caroline Kellagher Noel Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Clare Bridget O’Hare Instructor Cardiology Austin James Ostermeier Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Erica Grace Schmitt …