New Employees

New Employees April 2022

Staff Name Title Division Carley Halling Research Technician II Nephrology LaTonya Irvin Mail Services Carrier & Operator Central Admin Jenny McKenzie Precision Health Program Scientist Rheumatology Allie Phad  Coordinator Quality Improvement Adolescent Medicine Gemecih Trice Medical Assistant II Hematology/Oncology

Funded Awards

Funded Grants March 2022

PI Agency Title Andrew Cluster University of California A Phase 1 Study of Modified Measles Virus (MV-NIS) for the Treatment of Children and Young Adults with Recurrent Medulloblastoma or Recurrent Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors (ATRT) Jonathan Cooper NIH/R21 Defining and treating peripheral nervous system dysfunction in Cln1 disease Megan Cooper …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Sherea Smith

Sherea Smith’s rehabilitation career began at an early age. Her very first patient was her twin sister, who had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. By the age of 5, Smith would spend her playtime helping her sister with sitting balance and reaching skills. When trying to work on her sister’s …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Jared Levin

Growing up in northern California, Jared Levin was told by several family members not to pursue a career in medicine unless he was certain there was nothing else he wanted to do. This advice was most commonly provided by his grandfather, Dr. Clinton Levin, who along with being the first …

New Employees

New Employees March 2022

Staff Name Title Division Jessie Archie Clinical Research Coordinator I Critical Care Trina Doss Coder Certified Central Admin Sadie Friedrich Graduate Student Genetics Casey Goltz Research Technician II Infectious Disease Jennifer Lane Certified Coder Gastroenterology Sarah Mabee Research Technician II Hematology/Oncology Kaitlyn Manzelli Clinical Nurse Coordinator Gastroenterology Darren Murphy Grant …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Maleewan Kitcharoensakkul

Maleewan Kitcharoensakkul grew up in Khon Kaen, a town in Northeastern Thailand. She is the youngest of six siblings. Her dad was known in Khon Kaen as a mechanic specializing in fixing trucks and large-size automobiles. For Kitcharoensakkul, her dad is the kindest human being who loves art and music. …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants February 2022

PI Agency Title Tarin Bigley Rheumatology Research Foundation/Scientist Development Award Evaluating the role of neonatal infections in systemic lupus erythematosus Jane Garbutt NIH/UL1 Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ISP, JG) (WUPAARC) Bryan Sisk SLCH Foundation Transitioning from hospital-based care to home-based care for pediatric patients and families …

New Employees

New Employees February 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Andrew Glatz Cardiology Professor of Pediatrics Staff Name Division Title Samantha Albrecht Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner Erna Besic Cardiology Pre-Certification Coordinator Mousumi Chakraborty Hematology/Oncology Postdoc Research Associate Ethan Gerson Central Admin Team Lead Facilities Service Taylor Koenig Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Research Nurse Coordinator ll Sarvika …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Kevin O’Bryan

Kevin O’Bryan grew up in the suburbs of Detroit as the oldest of three children.  His father was an engineer and deemed Mr. Safety by the family.  The home had more smoke detectors than any house should ever have.  Beeping from a low battery was a family activity with children …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants January 2022

PI Agency Title Mohamed Abdelbaki SLCH Foundation Neuro-Onc Fellowship Year 2 Sarah Garwood SLCH Foundation The SPOT at Jennings High School (A School-Based Health Center) Robert Hayashi St. Baldrick’s Foundation/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Health Effects After Anthracycline and Radiation Therapy (HEART) – Dexazoxane and Prevention of Anythracycline-related Cardiomyopathy (ALTE11C2) Jennifer …