New Employees

New Employees June 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Daisuke Kobayashi Cardiology Associate Professor Staff Name Division Title Brittany Ash Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Coordinator I Kennedy Bass Hematology/Oncology Laboratory Assistant I/Glasswasher Meagan Blanchard Critical Care Research Technician II Morgan Casper Newborn Medicine Staff Nurse Curtis Ebl Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Clinical Research Coordinator I Aimee Gray …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Andrew Glatz

Andy Glatz, MD MSCE was born to two graduate students in Madison, Wisconsin, and lived there for a year as his parents completed their PhD studies. He then moved to Ames, Iowa as his parents both accepted faculty positions at Iowa State University. Glatz grew up in that central Iowan …

New Employees

New Employees May 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Daisuke Kobayashi Cardiology Assoc Professor of Pediatrics Mohannad Mannaa Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Prof of Pediatrics Staff Name Division Title Meagan Blanchard Critical Care Research Technician II Amanda Bockstruck Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Study Assistant II Morgan Casper Newborn Medicine Staff Nurse Madi Enloe Hematology/Oncology Senior Public Health …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Drew Schwartz

Drew Schwartz was born in New Jersey, but his family rapidly relocated to Columbus, Georgia, to escape the cold. Thanks to his mother’s passion for horses, he began competing in the equestrian sport of three-day eventing at age 13. Schwartz dedicated his free time to his horses and was rewarded …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants April 2022

PI Agency Title Jeffrey Bednarski American Society of Hematology Role of DNA damage responses in B cell development Patricia Dickson NIH/R01/University at Buffalo  Enhancement of Newborn Screening Diagnostic Paradigms to Improve the Efficacy of Treatment for Krabbe Disease, Pompe Disease, and Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 1 Andrew Glatz HealthCore, Inc. COMPASS Co-Director …

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 …