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.

Mahaa Ahmed
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Aletha Akers - CHOP CPCE
Aletha Akers, MD, MPH
Affiliate 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
Danielle Apple - CHOP CPCE
Danielle Apple
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
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
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 Associate
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
Jackie Boyden, PhD, MPH, RN
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
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 - CPCE
Caroline Broomfield, MPH
Grants Writer
Holly Burnside - CHOP CPCE
Holly Burnside
Program Manager
Heather Burris - CHOP CPCE
Heather Burris, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
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
Talia Charidah - CPCE
Talia Charidah, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
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
Farah Contractor – CHOP CPCE
Farah Contractor
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Karen Carroll - CHOP CPCE
Karen Crew
Clinical Research Program Manager
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Samantha Cross - CPCE
Samantha Cross
Resource Coordinator
Deanna Crusco
Communications Manager
George Dalembert, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Community Health
Evan Dalton, M.D.
Fellow
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Michelle Denburg - CHOP CPCE
Michelle Denburg, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Emily DePaul
Emily DePaul, MPH, MA
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
Gabrielle DiFiore - CHOP CPCE
Gabrielle DiFiore
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
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
Emma Edmondson - CPCE
Emma Edmondson, MD
Fellow
Community Health
Teni Egbe - CPCE
Teniola Egbe, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Jeff Eugene - CPCE
Jeffrey Eugene, MD
Fellow
Community Health
Kristen Feemster - CHOP CPCE
Kristen Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP
Affiliate 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
Director
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
Kate Fitzpatrick - CPCE
Kate Fitzpatrick
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Carina Flaherty - CPCE
Carina Flaherty
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Dustin Flannery – CHOP CPCE
Dustin Flannery, DO, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Chandler Floyd - CPCE
Chandler Floyd
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Lia Foster
Lia Foster
Resource Coordinator
Meghan Galligan, MD, MSHP
Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Jeffrey Gerber – CHOP CPCE
Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, MSCE
Deputy Director
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Kelly Getz – CHOP CPCE
Kelly Getz, PhD, MPH
Affiliate Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
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
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
Whitney Guthrie - CPCE
Whitney Guthrie, PhD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Megan Hale - CHOP CPCE
Megan Hale
Senior Grants Writer
Chloe Hannan – CHOP CPCE
Chloe Hannan, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Kate Henry - CHOP CPCE
Kate Henry, MD, MSCE
Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Christina Herrera
Maria Christina Herrera, MD
Fellow
Community Health
Doug Hill - CHOP CPCE
Doug Hill, PhD
Behavioral Researcher
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Brian Jenssen - CPCE
Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP
Associate Director, Clinical Impact
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Garrett Keim - CPCE
Garrett Keim, MD
Fellow
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Shannon Kelleher - CPCE
Shannon Kelleher
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Mary Kate Kelly – CHOP CPCE
Mary Kate Kelly, MPH
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
Affiliate Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Kayla Knowles - CHOP CPCE
Kayla Knowles
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
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
Lawler, Rasheeda
Rasheeda Lawler, BSN, MPH
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Giyoung Lee – CHOP CPCE
Giyoung Lee, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Susan Lee, MPH
Research Program Manager
Community Health
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Yun Li, PhD – CHOP CPCE
Yun Li, PhD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Kellie Liston – CHOP CPCE
Kellie Liston, MSc
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Scott Lorch - CPCE
Scott Lorch, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Elizabeth Lowenthal - CHOP CPCE
Elizabeth Lowenthal, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Community Health
Michael Luethke - CPCE
Michael Luethke
Clinical Research Assistant
Community Health
Adya Maddox, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Ashley Martin - CPCE
Ashley Martin, MPH
Program Manager
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Aaron Masino, PhD – CHOP CPCE
Aaron Masino, PhD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Meredith Matone – CHOP CPCE
Meredith Matone, DrPH, MHS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Community Health
Stephanie Mayne - CPCE
Stephanie Mayne, PhD, MHS
Associate Director, Clinical Epidemiology
Community Health
Rebecca McCune – CHOP CPCE
Rebecca McCune
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Cherylann McGee
Resource Coordinator
Jeremy Michel - CHOP CPCE
Jeremy Michel, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Cynthia Mollen – CHOP CPCE
Cynthia Mollen, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
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
Clinical Research Coordinator
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
William Otto - CPCE
William Otto, MD
Fellow
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Shawn O'Connor - CHOP CPCE
Shawn O’Connor
Administrative Director
Molly Passarella - CPCE
Molly Passarella
Statistical Programmer
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Krisha Patel
Krisha Patel
Clinical Research Assistant
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Maura Powell - CPCE
Maura Powell, MPH
Manager, Possibilities Project
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Laura Prosser - CHOP CPCE
Laura Prosser, PhD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
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
Janani Ramachandran, M.S., M.P.H.
Clinical Research Coordinator
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Irit Rasooly -- CPCE
Irit Rasooly, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
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
Halley Ruppel - CHOP CPCE
Halley Ruppel, PhD, RN
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Danielle Sands – CHOP CPCE
Danielle Sands, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Community Health
Natalie Schroeder- CHOP CPCE
Natalie Schroeder, MBA
Program Manager
Lisa Schwartz - CHOP CPCE
Lisa Schwartz, PhD
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Alix E. Seif, MD, MPH – CHOP CPCE
Alix E. Seif, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Antoine Selman Fermin, MD, CCRP – CHOP CPCE
Antoine Selman Fermin, MD, CCRP
Project Manager
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
Di Shu, PhD
Associate Director, Biostatistics
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Sydney Shuster
Sydney Shuster, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Christel Smith-Coleman – CHOP CPCE
Christel Smith-Coleman
Resource Coordinator
Andrew Steenhoff - CPCE
Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Community Health
Tori Sutherland - CPCE
Tori Sutherland, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Julia Szymczak - CPCE
Julia E. Szymczak, PhD
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Gregory Tasian - CHOP CPCE
Gregory Tasian, MD, MSc, MSCE
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD – CHOP CPCE
Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Aditi Vasan MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Community Health
Senbagam Viruduchalam - CHOP CPCE
Senbagam Virudachalam, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Community Health
Kate Wallis, MD, MPH
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Jennifer Walter - CHOP CPCE
Jennifer Walter, MD, PhD, MS
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Taylor Walters
Clinical Research Assistant
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Lindsay Waqar – CHOP CPCE
Lindsay Waqar, MPH, CCRC
Clinical Research Coordinator
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
David Weber, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
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
Ariel Williamson - CPCE
Ariel Williamson, PhD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Community Health
Kadedra Wilson
Clinical Research Assistant
Sherry Winston - CPCE
Sherry Winston
Project Manager
Community Health
Joanne Wood - CHOP CPCE
Joanne Wood, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Sarah Wood - CPCE
Sarah Wood, MD, MSHP
Core Faculty
Community Health
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Charlotte Woods-Hill – CHOP CPCE
Charlotte Woods-Hill, MD
Core Faculty
Healthcare Quality and Process Improvement
Diana Worsley - CHOP CPCE
Diana Worsley, MPH
Clinical Research Project Manager
Care of Chronically/Seriously Ill or Injured Children
Katherine Yun - CHOP CPCE
Katherine Yun, MD, MHS
Core Faculty
Community Health
Morgan Zalot - CHOP CPCE
Morgan Zalot, MPH
Clinical Research Coordinator
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics
Theo Zaoutis – CHOP CPCE
Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Core Faculty
Infectious Diseases/Use of Antibiotics