Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness - Team Members

The interdisciplinary Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at CHOP team members work across a broad spectrum of specialties to research and share knowledge about best practices in pediatric care. The CPCE team consists of about 40 core faculty members who are general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists, along with a staff of more than 50 research assistants, research associates, data analysts, and research administrators. CHOP researchers who wish to become members of CPCE can view Core Faculty member benefits and expectations on the CHOP Research Intranet. To view open positions at CPCE, visit Careers.

Aletha Akers - CHOP CPCE
Aletha Akers, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Community Health
Sandra Amaral - CHOP CPCE
Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Richard Aplenc - CHOP CPCE
Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Fran Balamuth - CHOP CPCE
Fran Balamuth, MD, PhD
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Nicolas Bamat – CHOP CPCE
Nicolas Bamat, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Kezia Barnett
Kezia Barnett, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Allison Barz Leahy - CPCE
Allison Barz Leahy, MD, MSCE
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Louis M. Bell - CHOP CPCE
Louis M. Bell, MD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Jesse Blumenstock – CHOP CPCE
Jesse Blumenstock
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Craig Boge – CHOP CPCE
Craig Boge, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Christopher Bonafide - CHOP CPCE
Christopher Bonafide, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Cadence Bowden - CPCE
Cadence Bowden, MSW, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Timothy Brandon - CHOP CPCE
Timothy Brandon, MPH
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Canita Brent – CHOP CPCE
Canita Brent, MPH
Clinical Research Project Manager
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Caroline Broomfield - CHOP CPCE
Caroline Broomfield
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Holly Burnside - CHOP CPCE
Holly Burnside
Program Manager
Heather Burris - CHOP CPCE
Heather Burris, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Alanna Butler - CPCE
Alanna Butler, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Viviane Cahen – CHOP CPCE
Viviane Cahen
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Tevin Carrington
Tevin Carrington
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Jennifer Chapman - CHOP CPCE
Jennifer Chapman, MPH
Project Manager
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
Kathleen Chiotos - CPCE
Kathleen Chiotos, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Susan Coffin - CHOP CPCE
Susan Coffin, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Siobhan Gruschow - CHOP CPCE
Siobhan Costanzo, MEd, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
Karen Carroll - CHOP CPCE
Karen Carroll
Senior Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Michelle Denburg - CHOP CPCE
Michelle Denburg, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Emily DePaul
Emily DePaul
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Miren Dhudasia - CHOP CPCE
Miren Dhudasia, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Daniele Dona - CHOP CPCE
Daniele Dona
Visiting Scientist
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Stephanie Doupnik – CHOP CPCE
Stephanie Doupnik, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Kevin Downes - CHOP CPCE
Kevin Downes, MD
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Nadia Dowshen - CHOP CPCE
Nadia Dowshen, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
Lauren D’Arinzo
Lauren D’Arinzo
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Lauren Faust - CPCE
Lauren Faust
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Kristen Feemster - CHOP CPCE
Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Community Health
Chris Feudtner - CHOP CPCE
Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Evan Fieldston - CHOP CPCE
Evan Fieldston, MD, MBA, MSHP
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Alexander Fiks – CHOP CPCE
Alexander Fiks, MD, MSCE
Associate Director for Outpatient Research Activities
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Brian Fisher - CHOP CPCE
Brian Fisher, DO, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Dustin Flannery – CHOP CPCE
Dustin Flannery, DO
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Lia Foster
Lia Foster
Resource Coordinator
Nicole Frager
Nicole Frager, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Casey Frazier – CHOP CPCE
Casey Frazier
Program Coordinator
Despoina Galetaki - CPCE
Despoina Galetaki
Visiting Scientist
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Jeffrey Gerber – CHOP CPCE
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE
Associate Director for Inpatient Research Activities
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Lauren Gianchetti
Lauren Gianchetti
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Andrew Glatz - CPCE
Andrew C. Glatz, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Sabrina Gmuca -- CPCE
Sabrina Gmuca, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Emily Gregory - CHOP CPCE
Emily Gregory, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Community Health
Heather Griffis - CHOP CPCE
Heather Griffis, PhD
Healthcare Analytics Unit
Robert Grundmeier - CHOP CPCE
Robert Grundmeier, MD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
James Guevara - CHOP CPCE
James Guevara, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Megan Hale - CHOP CPCE
Megan Hale
Senior Grants Writer
Brittany Haltzman – CHOP CPCE
Brittany Haltzman, MS, MPH
Research Associate
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Samantha Hanley - CPCE
Samantha Hanley
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
 Erica Hartman – CHOP CPCE
Erica Hartman
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Brittney Henderson - CHOP CPCE
Brittney Henderson
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Kate Henry - CHOP CPCE
Kate Henry, MD, MSCE
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Heidi Herrick – CHOP CPCE
Heidi Herrick, MD
Fellow
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Doug Hill - CHOP CPCE
Doug Hill, PhD
Behavioral Researcher
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Debra Hillman - CHOP CPCE
Debra Hillman, MS
Administrative Director
Vera Huang - CHOP CPCE
Yuan-Shung Huang, MS
Healthcare Analytics Unit
Brian Jenssen - CPCE
Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Team Members | Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson
Clinical Research Assistant
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Hannah Katcoff - CPCE
Hannah Katcoff, MPH
Healthcare Analytics Unit
Mary Kate Kelly – CHOP CPCE
Mary Kate Kelly
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Chen Kenyon - CHOP CPCE
Chén Kenyon, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Ron Keren – CHOP CPCE
Ron Keren, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Implementation Activities
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Andrea Knight - CHOP CPCE
Andrea Knight, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Devon Kratchman – CHOP CPCE
Devon Kratchman
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Ellen Kratz - CHOP CPCE
Ellen Kratz
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Areti Kyriakousi - CHOP CPCE
Areti Kyriakousi, PhD
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Rasheeda Lawler - CHOP CPCE
Rasheeda Lawler, BSN, MPH
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Kellie Liston – CHOP CPCE
Kellie Liston, MSc
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Elizabeth Lowenthal - CHOP CPCE
Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
Mitchelle Matesva – CHOP CPCE
Mitchelle Matesva
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Stephanie Mayne - CPCE
Stephanie Mayne, PhD, MHS
Research Scientist
Community Health
Rebecca McCune – CHOP CPCE
Rebecca McCune
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Muida Menon - CHOP CPCE
Muida Menon
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Jeremy Michel - CHOP CPCE
Jeremy Michel, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Marisa Millenson – CHOP CPCE
Marisa Millenson, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Sogol Mostoufi-Moab - CPCE
Sogol Mostoufi-Moab, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Sagori Mukhopadhyay - CHOP CPCE
Sagori Mukhopadhyay, MD, MMSc
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Naveen Muthu, MD – CHOP CPCE
Naveen Muthu, MD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Sage Myers - CHOP CPCE
Sage Myers, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Katya Nekrasova - CPCE
Katya Nekrasova, MPH
Research Assistant
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Michael O'Byrne - CHOP CPCE
Michael O'Byrne, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Kevin O'Callaghan - CPCE
Kevin O'Callaghan, MB BCh
Fellow
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Hansel Otero - CPCE
Hansel Otero, MD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Shawn O'Connor - CHOP CPCE
Shawn O’Connor
Administrative Manager
Krisha Patel
Krisha Patel
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Rosemary Peterson – CHOP CPCE
Rosemary Peterson, MD
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Karen Puopolo - CHOP CPCE
Karen Puopolo, MD, PhD
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
William Quarshie - CHOP CPCE
William Quarshie, MS
Healthcare Analytics Unit
Irit Rasooly -- CPCE
Irit Rasooly, MD
Fellow
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Joseph Rossano - CPCE
Joseph W. Rossano, MD, MS
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
David Rubin - CHOP CPCE
David Rubin, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Danielle Sands – CHOP CPCE
Danielle Sands
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Theo Schall - CHOP CPCE
Theo Schall, MSW, MBE
Research Associate
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Natalie Schroeder- CHOP CPCE
Natalie Schroeder, MBA
Training Grants Coordintor
Lisa Schwartz - CHOP CPCE
Lisa Schwartz, PhD
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Salima Shah - CPCE
Salima Shah
Clinical Research Assistant
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Anna Sharova
Anna Sharova, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Sydney Shuster
Sydney Shuster, MPH
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Ava Skolnik – CHOP CPCE
Ava Skolnik, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Christel Smith-Coleman – CHOP CPCE
Christel Smith-Coleman
Program Coordinator
Kaitlyn Snyder - CHOP CPCE
Kaitlyn Snyder
Research Data Analyst
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Lihai Song - CHOP CPCE
Lihai Song, MS
Healthcare Analytics Unit
Andrew Steenhoff - CPCE
Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Community Health
Mackenzie Stratton - CHOP CPCE
Mackenzie Stratton
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Kavya Sundar – CHOP CPCE
Kavya Sundar
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Julia Szymczak - CPCE
Julia E. Szymczak, PhD
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Vicky Tam
Vicky Tam, MA
Senior Geographic Information System Analyst
Gregory Tasian - CHOP CPCE
Gregory Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Audrey Urquhart – CHOP CPCE
Audrey Urquhart
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Senbagam Viruduchalam - CHOP CPCE
Senbagam Virudachalam, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Community Health
Jennifer Walter - CHOP CPCE
Jennifer Walter, MD, PhD, MS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Lindsay Waqar – CHOP CPCE
Lindsay Waqar, MPH, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Pamela Weiss - CHOP CPCE
Pamela Weiss, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Danielle Weldon - CHOP CPCE
Danielle Weldon, MPH
Clinical Research Program Manager
Community Health
Joanne Wood - CHOP CPCE
Joanne Wood, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Diana Worsley - CHOP CPCE
Diana Worsley
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Ruth Wyshogrod -- CPCE
Ruth Wyshogrod
Grants Writer
Katherine Yun - CHOP CPCE
Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Community Health
Theo Zaoutis – CHOP CPCE
Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Director
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Xuemei Zhang
Xuemei Zhang, MS
Research Statistician