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AUGUST 2020

In this issue: 

Top Stories: Father, Daughter Take Turns Being "The Other Dr. Allen" | New Faculty Focus: A Q&A With Dr. Anne Marsh | Honors & AwardsNew Grants | In The News | Learner Tribute | Professional Development Opportunities | Upcoming Grand Rounds | Hi-5 from a Colleague | New Publications | New Faculty & Staff 

Top Stories

Father, Daughter Take Turns Being "The Other Dr. Allen"

Above, two generations of Allens—David B. Allen, MD (left), and Brittany J. Allen, MD—are on the Department of Pediatrics faculty. This photo and the accompanying article were shared with permission from "Quarterly."

A father and daughter pair of pediatricians are making an impact at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and American Family Children’s Hospital, where they trained and practice. Their personal stories meld and diverge, and they honor each other’s differences—all for the love of their patients and their family. 

Rewind to the growing-up years for Brittany J. Allen, MD, and the family was frequently discussing an “issue of the day” over dinner, says her dad, David B. Allen, MD. Now a professor and head of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in the SMPH Department of Pediatrics, David Allen’s early research focused on the effectiveness and ethics of treating children with human growth hormone (hGH). He often came home and described—de-identified, of course—a challenging patient he saw at work or read about in the literature. Or Brittany Allen’s mom, Sally Allen, might return from teaching students with learning disabilities and share a helpful approach she’d discovered. Today, the grown siblings remember those discussions as formative. 

“Our parents see each of us as individuals who bring our own qualities to the table,” says Brittany Allen, who joined the Department of Pediatrics faculty in 2013. “About our personal and professional lives, they say ‘You are driving this bus, and we are excited to see where it’s going!’” 

Brittany Allen’s passion and talent for teaching is apparent, says her father, who adds with a laugh, “The tables have turned from her to me being ‘The Other Dr. Allen.’” 

Watching his daughter—a specialist in the care of transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse (TNG) youth—advise residents or develop innovative modules for medical students reminds him of his 15 years as the program director of the Pediatrics Residency Program. 

“We both strive to help people develop ways of thinking rather than memorizing knowledge,” says David Allen. 

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New Faculty Focus: A Q&A with Anne Marsh, MD

Above, a photo of Dr. Anne Marsh (Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant), middle bottom, with her wife Nikole Neidlinger, MD, and children Aleks, Ryan, and Tobin. Photo credit: Dr. Anne Marsh.
 “It’s a privilege to be back working at American Family Children’s Hospital, a facility that serves as a resource to the entire state of Wisconsin,” stated Anne Marsh, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant) during a recent interview about her decision to join the University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics as a faculty member this past March. Dr. Marsh attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and Public Health and completed her general pediatrics training with the Department of Pediatrics. Reflecting back on the education she received as an intern, Dr. Marsh remarked, “it’s nice to now be in a position to give back to the people and communities of Wisconsin by contributing to the education of students and providing care at American Family Children’s Hospital.” 
 
Learn more about Dr. Marsh’s background, her commitment to whole-person pediatric care, and her hopes of hosting a Peds Pond Hockey game in this Q&A.

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Honors & Awards


Christian Capitini, MD, to Serve on AAI Clinical Immunology Committee

Christian Capitini, MD (Associate Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant), was selected to serve on the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Clinical Immunology Committee for a three-year term. The AAI Clinical Immunology Committee is dedicated to promoting research in the field of clinical immunology and addressing issues important to AAI member physician-scientists.  
 

Four Hospitalists Among First Certified PHM in the Nation

Congratulations to Division of Hospital Medicine members Ryan Coller, MD, MPH, Jon Fliegel, MD, Heather Peto, MD, MPH, and Sarah Webber, MD, who are among the first board-certified pediatric hospitalists in the nation. The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) approved Pediatric Hospital Medicine as a specialty in late 2016. All four hospitalists met practice requirements and passed the first-ever ABP Certification Exam in Hospital Medicine. 
 

Four NIH-funded Abstracts from PROKids Team Accepted to 2020 International Society for Quality of Life Research 

Four members of the Program of Research on Outcomes for Kids (PROKids) have received acceptances for abstracts submitted for the ISOQOL 2020 Annual Conference. Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD, Director of PROKids, will be presenting, “Influences of Health on Family Relationships Among Children with Chronic Disease.” Harald Kliems, MA, Associate Researcher, will be presenting, “Perceived Value and Utility of the PROMIS Family Relationships Measure Among Providers Caring for Chronically Ill Children: A Qualitative Interview Study.” Alex Binder, MS, Research Specialist, will be presenting, “Longitudinal Trends in Family Relationships Among Children with Chronic Disease.” Thuy Dan Tran, PMP, Research Specialist, will be presenting, “Guidance for the Use of PROMIS Pediatric Measures in Ambulatory Clinics” which was also selected as an ISOQOL 2020 Outstanding Poster Award finalist. 
 

Lisa Fisher, Manda Ratcliff Receive Friends of the Waisman Center 2020 University Staff Award

Congratulations to Lisa Fisher and Manda Ratcliff who were nominated and selected for the Friends of the Waisman Center 2020 University Staff Award, presented by the Friends of the Waisman Center. Both Lisa and Manda were nominated in recognition of their exceptional job performance, skills, and accomplishments. The award underscores the importance of Waisman Center staff in furthering the mission of the Waisman Center, and it will be presented to Lisa and Manda at the Friends Annual Meeting and Reception on Tuesday, August 18.
 

Peter Ferrazzano, MD, Elected Chair of PNCRG

Peter Ferrazzano, MD (Division Chief and Professor, Division of Critical Care) has been elected Chair of the Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group (PNCRG)’s Executive Committee. The PNCRG is an international research consortium comprised of over 250 investigators from 60 institutions around the world, working together to perform clinical and preclinical studies aimed at optimizing functional outcomes for critically ill children with neurological conditions.  Dr. Ferrazzano will serve a two-year term as Chair.
 

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New Grants

 

COVID-19 Supplement Awarded to Team

A second supplement to the ongoing U19 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIH/NIAID) was recently awarded to Principal Investigator James Gern, MD, and an inter-departmental team including co-investigators Christine Seroogy, MDAnn Palmenberg, PhD, Irene Ong, PhD (OB/GYN), Kristen Bernard, DVM, PhD (Veterinary Medicine), and Sean McIlwain, PhD (Biostatistics and Medical Informatics). In this COVID-19-related supplement entitled, “Identifying coronavirus B-cell epitopes associated with COVID-19 illness severity,” researchers will test the hypothesis that the pattern and quantity of antibody specific for epitopes of common coronaviruses will be associated with the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 and severity of illness. In addition, the team proposes that children who have more diverse antibody responses (recognize more epitopes) to common respiratory viruses at baseline may be less likely to become infected and ill with SARS-CoV-2 infection. The study population will consist of children enrolled in multiple NIAID-funded U19 cohorts, including WISC, COAST, URECA, MUPPITS, INSPIRE and others. The award is for $1,142,165 over 2.5 years.
 

Inga Hofmann, MD, and Jane Churpek, MD, MS, Awarded Seed Grant

Congratulations to Principal Investigator Inga Hofmann, MD, and Co-PI Jane Churpek, MD, MS (Medicine), who were recently awarded a one-year, $50,000 Clinical Implementation Grant from the UW Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine. Their project, entitled “Development of Cross-Departmental Precision Medicine Program for Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Failure in Adult and Pediatric Patients,” will develop the first comprehensive cross-departmental precision medicine program for pediatric and adult patients at UW. This program will be led by experts who offer comprehensive and standardized clinical care across pediatrics to adulthood, and will provide genomic testing and syndrome-specific comprehensive treatment plans that adjust for patient-specific risk factors.

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In The News


Business Insider: The Best Thermometers to Check for Fevers

Reviewer: Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MPH, MSLIS (Associate Professor (CHS), Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine) | Full story.


The Cap Times: Face Masks Versus Shields in Schools: Doctors Weigh In

Interviewed: Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MPH, MSLIS (Associate Professor (CHS), Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine) | Full story.


Channel 3000: UW Health Shares Advice for Talking to your Kids about COVID-19

Featured: Amy Stockhausen, MD (Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine) | Full story.


The Cap Times: Dr. Dipesh Navsaria: What Would Emmett Till Think of Us Today?

Opinion: Dipesh Navsaria, MD, MPH, MSLIS (Associate Professor (CHS), Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine) | Full story.


Channel 3000: Smoking, Vaping Could Increase COVID-19 Risk, Make COVID-19 Symptoms More Severe, Study Says

Interviewed: Brian Williams, MD (Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine) | Full story.


Fierce Healthcare: Industry Voices – Telemedicine and Connection in the Time of COVID-19

Authored: Tom Brazelton, MD, MPH (Professor (CHS) and Vice Chair of Quality, Division of Critical Care) | Full story.


Wisconsin State Journal: Tony Evers Says Case Growing for State Mask Mandate as COVID-19 Infections Climb

Mentioned: James Conway, MD (Professor (CHS), Fellowship Program Director, Divisions of Global Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases) | Full story.


WisCONTEXT: Understanding The Perennial Menace of the Influenza Virus

Interviewed: Kathryn Schmit, MD (Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases) | Full story.


WKOW: Talking to Teens about the Pandemic

Interviewed: Amy Stockhausen, MD (Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine) | Full story.

 

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Learner Tribute

 
Here’s what a student had to say about Cathy Lee-Miller, MD (Assistant Professor and Fellowship Director, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant):

"Dr. Miller clearly communicates expectations at the beginning of the week and makes an effort to teach both formally and during brief breaks in rounds. Overall, it was a pleasure to work with her, as she created a fun and professional learning environment.”

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Professional Development Opportunities 


SMPH Pathways to Promotion Workshops for 2020-2021


Pathways to Promotion 102
Monday, October 19, 2020, 1:00-5:00pm
Register Here
This interactive workshop is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who expect to go up for promotion within the next year or two, as well as their mentors.

Save the Date: Pathways to Promotion Tenure
Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 4:00-6:30pm
Health Sciences Learning Center Room TBD
This workshop will offer an in-depth examination of the UW Madison promotion and tenure process from the perspective of central campus and SMPH. Pathways to Promotion workshops may be attended multiple times. 

Pathways to Promotion 101
Monday, March 1, 2021, 1:00-5:00pm
Register Here
This interactive course is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who are in first three years of their career, as well as their mentors.

Subscribe to or view archives of Faculty Central, the OFAD's bimonthly newsletter.

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Upcoming Grand Rounds and CME


The following Grand Rounds will be presented virtually via Blackboard Collaborate. 

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Why Do Pediatricians Love Oxygen?
August 13, 2020 | 7:30am - 8:30am
Livestreamed via Blackboard Collaborate
Speaker: Satyan Lakshminrusimha MD (Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatrician-in-Chief, UC Davis Children’s Hospital, UC Davis Health)

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)
August 20, 2020 | 7:30am - 8:30am
Livestreamed via Blackboard Collaborate
Speaker: Nelsie Stern, LPC (CBITS & MHFA Program Manager, Child and Family Therapist, Journey Mental Health Center)

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Title Forthcoming
August 27, 2020 | 7:30am - 8:30am
Livestreamed via Blackboard Collaborate
Speaker: Cindy W. Christian, MD (Anthony A. Latini Endowed Chair in Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Assistant Dean for Community Engagement, PDI, The Perelman School of Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania)

Virtual Seminars in Pediatrics: Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health
October 16, 2020 | 7:30am - 4:15pm
Seminars in Pediatrics highlights the latest trends in pediatric research and clinical practice and provides physicians, nurses and other primary care providers with up-to-date information on developments in the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent diseases. The theme of this year’s virtual event is Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health.
Cost: $125 Early Bird Registration (now thru August 31), $150 General Registration
7.0 CME Credits Available | Learn More & Register: go.wisc.edu/Seminars2020

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Hi-5 from a Colleague

 
Claudette Adegboro, MD (Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology & Newborn Nursery) received the following Hi-5 from a colleague: 

"I wanted to take time out of our very busy schedules to say a big, 'Thank you,' to you. You are amazingly skilled at bringing our entire team together in the NICU and we see and appreciate your presence in the unit, in the patient rooms, and seeking each of us out to discuss our patients in the most collaborative and respectful manner. I wanted you to know that all of your support teams have been saying very complimentary things about the great work you do and how valued you make us all feel. So again...sincerely, 'Thank you!'"


Send a Hi-5 to a colleague through U-Connect

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New Publications


Scholarly Publications

  1. Allen BJ, Andert B, Botsford J, Budge SL, Rehm JL. At the Margins: Comparing School Experiences of Nonbinary and Binary-Identified Transgender Youth. J Sch Health. 2020 May;90(5):358-367. doi: 10.1111/josh.12882. Epub 2020 Feb 27. PMID: 32105347
  2. Babal JC, Webber SA, Ruedinger E. First, Do No Harm: Lessons Learned From a Storytelling Event for Pediatric Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Jun 5;20(6):761-2. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.05.030. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32512052
  3. Barton GP, Torres LA, Goss KN, Eldridge MW, Fain SB. Pulmonary Microvascular- Changes in Adult Survivors of Prematurity: Utility of DCE MRI. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Jul 8;. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202002-0344LE. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32640170
  4. Campuzano A, Zhang H, Ostroff GR, dos Santos Dias L, Wuthrich M, Klein BS, Yu J, Lara HH, Lopez-Ribot JL, Hung C. CARD9-Associated Dectin-1 and Dectin-2 Are Required for Protective Immunity of a Multivalent Vaccine against Coccidioides posadasii Infection. J Immunol. 2020;204(12):3296-3306. doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1900793
  5. Charmaraman L, Richer AM, Moreno MA. Social and Behavioral Health Factors Associated with Violent and Mature Gaming in Early Adolescence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020 July; 17. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17144996
  6. Cheng CF, Werner NE, Doutcheva N, Warner G, Barton HJ, Kelly MM, Ehlenbach ML, Wagner T, Finesilver S, Katz BJ, Nacht C, Coller RJ. Codesign and Usability Testing of a Mobile Application To Support Family-Delivered Enteral Tube Care. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jul 2:hpeds.2020-0076. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2020-0076. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32616602
  7. Coller RJ, Kelly MM, Sklansky DJ, Shadman KA, Ehlenbach ML, Barreda CB, Chung PJ, Zhao Q, Edmonson MB. Ambulatory quality, special health care needs, and emergency department or hospital use for US children. Health Serv Res. 2020 Jun 27. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13308. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32594526
  8. Conkol KJ, Martinez-Strengel A, Coller RJ, Bergman DA, Whelan EM. Pediatric Hospitalists' Lessons Learned From an Innovation Award To Improve Care for Children With Medical Complexity. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jul 10:hpeds.2020-0069. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2020-0069. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32651217
  9. Delbarba E, Marasa M, Canetta PA, Piva SE, Chatterjee D, Kil BH, Mu X, Gibson KL, Hladunewich MA, Hogan JJ, Julian BA, Kidd JM, Laurin LP, Nachman PH, Rheault MN, Rizk DV, Sanghani NS, Trachtman H, Wenderfer SE, Gharavi AG, Bomback AS [Bartosh SM]. Persistent Disease Activity in Patients With Long-Standing Glomerular Disease. Kidney Int Rep. 2020 Jun;5(6):860-871. doi: 10.1016/j.ekir.2020.03.017. eCollection 2020 Jun. PMID: 32518868; PMCID: PMC7270998
  10. Garcia-Prats AJ, Salazar-Austin N, Conway JH, Radtke K, LaCourse SM, Maleche-Obimbo E, Hesseling AC, Savic RM, Nachman S. COVID-19 pharmacologic treatments for children: research priorities and approach to pediatric studies. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 29;. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa885. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32594142; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7337679
  11. Hoyme DB, Zhou Y, Girotra S, Haskell SE, Samson RA, Meaney P, Berg M, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Hazinski MF, Lasa JJ, Atkins DL. Improved survival to hospital discharge in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest using 2 Joules/kilogram as first defibrillation dose for initial pulseless ventricular arrhythmia. Resuscitation. 2020 Jun 06; doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.05.048.
  12. Kelly MM, Griffith PB. Umbrella Review of School Age Health Outcomes of Preterm Birth Survivors. J Pediatr Health Care. 2020 Jul 10:S0891-5245(20)30151-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2020.05.007. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32660808
  13. Levett-Jones T, Bogossian F, Cooper S, Kelly MM, McKenna L, Seaton P. Progress in the Quest to Improve Patient Safety through Simulation. Clin Simul Nurs. 2020 Jul;44:1-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2020.05.009. Epub 2020 Jun 12. PMID: 32550937
  14. Liu Y, Bochkov YA, Eickhoff JC, Hu T, Zumwalde NA, Tan JW, Lopez C, Fichtinger PS, Reddy TR, Overmyer KA, Gumperz JE. Orosomucoid-like 3 Supports Rhinovirus Replication in Human Epithelial Cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2020;62(6):783-792. doi:10.1165/rcmb.2019-0237OC
  15. Macdonald JA, Beshish AG, Corrado PA, Barton GP, Goss KN, Eldridge MW, François CJ, Wieben O. Feasibility of Cardiovascular Four-dimensional Flow MRI during Exercise in Healthy Participants. Radiol Cardiothorac Imaging. 2020 Jun 18;2(3):e190033. doi: 10.1148/ryct.2020190033. PubMed PMID: 32734274; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7373355
  16. McAdams RM. Family separation during COVID-19. Pediatr Res. 2020 Jul 15. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-1066-4. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32668439
  17. Ming DY, Ehlenbach ML, Falco C, Coller RJ. The Intersection of Complex Care and Hospital Medicine: Opportunities to Advance Health for Chronically Ill Populations. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jul 20:hpeds.2020-0079. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2020-0079. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32718930
  18. Myrie SB, Steiner RD, Mymin D, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, Wallace SE, Bean LJH, Stephens K, Amemiya A. editors. Sitosterolemia. In: GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993–2020. 2013 Apr 4 [updated 2020 Jul 16]. PMID: 23556150
  19. Naik Y, Allen DB, Eickhoff J, Carrel AL. Stabilization of BMIz Score is Associated with a Decrease in Visceral Fat in Children with Obesity. Horm Metab Res. 2020 Jul;52(7):527-531. doi: 10.1055/a-1159-4506. Epub 2020 Jun 2. PMID: 32485744; PMCID: PMC7368829
  20. Same RG, Amoah J, Hsu AJ, Hersh AL, Sklansky DJ, Cosgrove SE, Tamma PD. The Association of Antibiotic Duration With Successful Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Jun 11:piaa055. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piaa055. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32525203
  21. Schaaf HS, Garcia-Prats AJ, Draper HR, Rautenbach C, Bosch C, Demers AM, Hesseling AC, Walters E. Trends in Drug Resistance in Childhood Tuberculosis in Cape Town, South Africa. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Jul;39(7):604-608. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000002631. PubMed PMID: 32520889
  22. Sklansky DJ, Mahant S. Should the Pendulum Swing Back? More Transfers to the ICU After Implementing Ward-Based High-Flow Nasal Cannula Initiation Protocols for Bronchiolitis. J Hosp Med. 2020 Jun;15(6):381-382. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3462. PMID: 32525792
  23. Vanderwall C, Carrel AL. Response to "Intermittent Energy Restriction Is a Feasible, Effective, and Acceptable Intervention to Treat Adolescents with Obesity" by H Jebeile et al. J Nutr. 2020 May 1;150(5):1337-1338. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa069. PMID: 32367134
  24. Wong CA, Madanay F, Ozer EM, Harris SK, Moore M, Master SO, Moreno M, Weitzman ER. Digital Health Technology to Enhance Adolescent and Young Adult Clinical Preventive Services: Affordances and Challenges. 2020;67(2). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.10.018
  25. Yu M, Coller RJ, Kind AJ. Tailored interventions to reduce hospital admissions for individuals with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2020 Aug;62(8):889. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14566. Epub 2020 May 24. PMID: 32449170

Other Published Works

  1. McAdams, R.M. (2020, July 15). The Baby with Tetralogy of Flow. Off the Charts
  2. McAdams, R.M. (2020) Surf [Acrylic on canvas]. Corpus Callosum. Madison, WI. 
  3. McAdams, R.M. Family separation during COVID-19. Pediatr Res(2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41390-020-1066-4

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New Faculty and Staff 


Please join us in welcoming the following individuals who joined the Department of Pediatrics in July.

New Faculty
 
Charles Bergstrom, MD
Division of Critical Care
Dr. Bergstrom joins the department as an assistant professor in the Division of Critical Care. Most recently, Dr. Bergstrom worked at Children’s Hospital Wisconsin as a medical educator and cardiac intensivist. Connect with Dr. Bergstrom.

Kristen Marten, DO
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Marten joins the Department of Pediatrics faculty as an assistant professor in the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Marten was previously a Chief Resident in the department's Pediatric Residency Program. Connect with Dr. Marten.

Nicholas Pytel, DO
Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant
Dr. Pytel joins the department as a clinical instructor in the Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant. Dr. Pytel is a former Department of Pediatrics fellow. Connect with Dr. Pytel.

New Staff
 
Bailey Underwood
Division of Infectious Diseases
Bailey joins the department as an associate research specialist in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Connect with Bailey.

Brittney Moore
Division of Infectious Diseases
Brittney joins the department as a student researcher in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Connect with Brittney.
 
Darin Wiesner, PhD
Division of Infectious Diseases
Darin joins the department as a postdoctoral research associate in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Darin joins us from the Department of Medicine. Connect with Darin.

Molly Schrodi
Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
Molly joins the department as a clinical nurse specialist in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology.

Nicholas Hess, PhD
Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant
Dr. Hess joins the department as a research associate in the Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant. Dr. Hess was previously employed in the Department of Medicine.

Nicholas Mohrdieck
Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant
Nicholas joins the department as a student researcher in the Division of Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant. Connect with Nicholas.

Sarah Lichtenberger
Division of Infectious Diseases
Sarah joins the department as an associate research specialist in the Division of Infectious Diseases. Connect with Sarah.

Sarah Zarvan
SMARHT Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Sarah joins the department as a student researcher for the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT) in the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Connect with Sarah.

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