New Employees August 2023

Welcome new hires!

Faculty Name Division Title Lauren Anne Grant Academic Pediatrics  Assistant Prof of Pediatrics (PEFA) Alicia McDonnell Kamsheh Cardiology Assistant Prof of Pediatrics (PEFA) Fellows Name Division Title Maram Muneer Sayel Alkhdour Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinical Fellow Abbey Rocco Hematology & Oncology Clinical Fellow Staff Name Division Title Angelica Margaret Barnes Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Student Max […]

Staff Feature Andrew Walz

Andrew Walz

Andrew Walz joined the Department of Pediatrics as a billing/scheduling associate in June 2023. Walz grew up in South County St. Louis and attended the University of Missouri — St. Louis, where he received a Bachelor’s in English Literature and Composition and a Master’s in Secondary Education. After 11 memorable and demanding years in the […]

Funded Awards July 2023

Funded grants Fahd Ahmad Tarin Bigley Dustin Baldridge Orsola di Martino Sarah Garwood Andrew Janowski Katie Plax Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric David Rosen Gregory Storch

PI Agency Title Fahd Ahmad HRSA/CCHMC Emergency Medicine Services for Children (EMSC) Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Program – The Hospitals of the Midwest Emergency Research Node (HOMERUN); Category 1 Tarin Bigley NIH/K08 Establishing the impact of roseolovirues on development of autoimmunity due to loss of central tolerance Dustin Baldridge NIH/ DP1 High-Throughput […]

New Employees July 2023

Welcome new hires!

Staff Name Division Title Freddy-May AbiSamra Genetics & Genomic Medicine Genetic Clinical Counselor I Miles B Elliot Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine Undergraduate Student Erielle Flenoid Endocrinology & Diabetes Billing/Scheduling Associate II Jaeden Destiny Flury Genetics & Genomic Medicine Research Technician II Nillu Ghosh Rheumatology & Immunology Staff Scientist McKinlee Gobble Endocrinology & Diabetes Research Technician […]

Staff Feature Laura Linneman

Laura and Mike Linneman

Laura Linneman, RN, was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the youngest of five siblings. She grew up in a loving household, busy with a lot of family and friends and activities. Like many teenagers, Linneman worked in many jobs, but in her first job at age 16, she was as a […]

Funded Awards June 2023

Funded grants! Mohamed Abdelbaki Fahd Ahmad Jeffrey Atkinson David Bark Jonathan Cooper Patricia Dickson Joseph Finney Stephanie Fritz Sarah Garwood Nicole Gilbert Eric Greer Monica Hulbert David Hunstad Carol Kao Amanda Kolmar Katie Plax Deepika Polineni Shalini Shenoy Gary Silverman Ashley Steed Gregory Storch Brian Stotter

PI Agency Title Mohamed Abdelbaki Rally Foundation Natural Killer Cells in Children with Recurrent Malignant Brain Tumors Fahd Ahmad SLCH Foundation  Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Registry Onboarding Jeffrey Atkinson CFF/JCHRF  Strength and Muscle Related Outcomes for Nutrition and Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis STRONG-CF David Bark NIH/R21 Paper-based high shear hemostatic analytical […]

Staff Feature Michelle Oliva

Michelle Oliva

Michelle Oliva, MSN, RN, knew she wanted to help kids and families since elementary school. Growing up in Sierra Vista, Arizona, a small border town, she discovered her love of the outdoors, mountain hiking and the cactus and mesquite-studded southwestern landscape. Summers in St. Louis fostered her love of the city and all things the […]

New Employees June 2023

Welcome new hires!

Staff Name Division Title Ben Adam Cisneros Rheumatology Research Technician I Alekya Dantam Endocrinology & Diabetes Undergraduate Student Marissa Estopare Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine Clinical Nurse Coordinator Trisha Gannu Critical Care Medicine WU Student Program Participant Ryan P Hillery Nephrology WU Student Program Participant William B Hu Rheumatology Undergraduate Student Dasha Humphries Allergy & Pulmonary […]

Funded Awards May 2023

F. Sessions Cole Megan Cooper Jane Alyce Hunt Fuhai Li

PI Agency Title F. Sessions Cole NIH/ U2C/Harvard University Diagnosing the Unknown for Care and Advancing Science (DUCAS) Megan Cooper CDI Center for Pediatric Immunology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital Jane Alyce Hunt Washington University Center for Dissemination and Implementation Implementation of a Sustainable STI Screening Program in the Pediatric ED Fuhai Li NIH/R01 Modeling […]

New Employees May 2023

Welcome new hires!

Name Division Title Sabiha Bano Hematology & Oncology Research Technician II Sebastian Boluarte Critical Care Medicine Research Technician II Mandy Clayton Adolescent Medicine Coordinator Office Danielle Fraser Central Admin Residency Coordinator Brooke Harris Infectious Diseases Research Technician II Cassandra Kightlinger Central Admin Financial Analyst I Aditi Kishore Genetics Research Technician I Emily Orr Genetics Staff […]