Staff, Membership, & Partners

Staff

Cynthia Cameron, PhD, Principal Investigator
Susan Berry, MD, Principal Investigator
Sally J. Hiner, BS, LBSW, IBEMC Senior Project Coordinator
Shaohui Zhai, PhD, Statistician
Kristi Bentler, MS, RN, PHN, CPNP, Clinical Consultant
Melissa Herrst, BA, Research Assistant

Partners

Personnel from each partner clinic include a Co-Investigator (Co-I) and a Research Coordinator (RC).

State

Organization

Name (Co-Investigator)

Name (Research Coordinator)

AK Arkansas Children's Hospital Stephen Kahler (Co-I) Suzanne Huetter (RC)
CO Children's Hospital Colorado Janet Thomas (Co-I) Melinda Dodge (RC)
GA Emory University Department of Human Genetics - SERC Rani Singh (Co-I) Sangeetha Lakshman (RC), Katie Coakley (RC), Adrya Stembridge (RC)
IA University of Iowa Health Care Alvaro Serrano (Co-I) Emily Phillips (RC)
IL Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Barbara Burton (Co-I) Clare Edano (RC), Sheela Shrestha (RC), Rachel Katz (RC)
IL University of Illinois George Hoganson (Co-I) Lauren Dwyer (RC)
IN Indiana University Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics Bryan Hainline (Co-I) Susan Romie (RC)
KY University of Louisville Alexander Asamoah (Co-I), Kara Goodin (Co-I) Cecilia Rajakaruna (RC)
MD Johns Hopkins Ada Hamosh (Co-I), Hilary Vernon (Co-I) Nancy Smith (RC)
MI University of Michigan Ayesha Ahmad (Co-I) Sue Lipinski (RC)
MI Wayne State University Children's Hospital of Michigan Gerald Feldman (Co-I) Cynthia Burnett (RC)
MN Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Vikas Bhambhani (Co-I) Lisa Read (RC), Molly Barrett (RC), Nancy Mendelsohn (RC)
MN University of Minnesota Susan Berry (Co-I) Sara Elsbecker (RC)
MO University of Missouri Richard Hillman (Co-I) Dawn Peck (RC)
NC Duke University Loren Pena (Co-I), Priya Kishnani (Co-I) Ashley Lightner (RC)
NE University of Nebraska Machelle Dawson (Co-I) Nancy Ambrose (RC)
NY Children's Hospital at Montefiore Paul Levy (Co-I)
NY New York Medical College David Kronn (Co-I)
NY University of Rochester Chin To Fong (Co-I), Kristin D’Aco Theresa Hart (RC)
NY Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo Richard Erbe (Co-I) Melissa Samons (RC)
OH Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Nancy Leslie (Co-I) Racheal Powers (RC)
OH Nationwide Children's Hospital Dennis Bartholomew (Co-I) Melanie Goff (RC)
OK University of Oklahoma Klaas Wierenga (Co-I) Sarah Hoss (RC)
PA Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Georgianne Arnold (Co-I), Jerry Vockley (Co-I) Catherine (Cate) Walsh-Vockley (RC)
SD Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic Laura Davis-Keppen (Co-I), Quinn Stein (Co-I), Rebecca Johnson (Co-I) Laura Davis-Keppen (RC), Quinn Stein (RC), Rebecca Johnson (RC)
WI Medical College of Wisconsin William Rhead (Co-I) Abby Donovan (RC)
WI University of Wisconsin Jessica Scott-Schwoerer (Co-I) Sonja Henry (RC)
WV West Virginia University TaraChandra Narumanchi (Co-I), Marybeth Hummel Jennie Wilkins (RC)

New collaborative partners are welcome. Contact: info@ibem-is.org for more information.
Researchers interested in data available through the IBEM-IS, contact: info2@ibem-is.org

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