Funded Awards February 2024

Manish Aggarwal, Kevin Basses, Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, Vikas Dharnidharka, Jorge Di Paola, Patricia Dickson, Kimberly Donica, Robert Hayashi, Lawrence Hudson-Lewis, Allison King, Lance Peterson, Gregory Storch and Phillip Tarr

Name Agency Title Manish Aggarwal SLCH Foundation  Ollie Tschudin Family Research Fund Kevin Baszis SLCH Foundation  Point of care musculoskeletal ultrasound in Pediatric Rheumatology Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg NIH/R21 Novel Bacteroides fragilis Competition Factor in Carbapenem-Resistant Strains Vikas Dharnidharka NIH/R01 Choosing Immune Suppression in Renal Transplantation by Efficacy and Morbidity2 (CISTEM2) Jorge Di Paola SLCH Foundation  […]

New Hires March 2024

Welcome new hires!

Name Division Title Courtney Cape Central Admin Business & Technology Application Analyst III Tonie Cates Infectious Diseases Case Worker I Sherice Davis Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III Zachary Paul Fryda Central Admin Resident – Tutor Katlyn Hoerz Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III Shamari Logan Infectious Diseases Case Worker II Abass Oduola Infectious Diseases Postdoc Research […]

Staff Feature Beth Colombo

Beth Colombo is a St. Louis native and grew up in the city. She attended Rockhurst University for undergrad majoring in nonprofit leadership.  In 2012, she moved to Boston and joined a program called the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. This program was a one-year volunteer commitment, working at a domestic violence shelter. During this year, she lived with five […]

Staff Feature Tracye Hammons

Trayce Hammons

Tracye Hammons grew up in East St. Louis, Illinois, on 39th Street where neighbors are your family (39th for life!). She was a Flyer at East Saint Louis Senior High School, class of 1982. Before coming to Washington University in St. Louis, Hammons worked in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Intensive Care Unit for 11 […]

Funded Awards January 2024

Funded grants! Tarin Bigley and Brian DeBosch

PI Agency Title Tarin Bigley Lupus Research Alliance Identifying the mechanism of virus-induced lupus Brian DeBosch BJHF-ICTS/Research Grants Viral Metagenomic Prediction of Pediatric Obesity and Fatty Liver Disease using Early-life Stool

New Hires February 2024

Welcome new hires!

Name Division Title Julia Dylan Katz Central Admin Resident Tutor Elizabeth Knittig Cardiology Patient Billing/Services Representative II Joanna Lara Infectious Diseases Case Worker II

New Employees January 2024

Welcome new hires!

Name Division Title Lauren Bedwell Ambulatory Medicine LPN Farzad Beikpour Kordgheshlaghi Infectious Diseases Postdoc Research Associate Rachel Bielecki Rheumatology Research Technician II Erin Hatfield Central Admin Credentialing Assistant Emily Landy Hematology & Oncology Postdoc Research Associate Delina Nguyen Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant II Abigail Ralls Newborn Medicine Clinical Nurse Coordinator Tavion Sleet Infectious Diseases Coordinator […]

Staff Feature Jeanne Silvestrini

Jeanne Silvestrini

Jeanne Silvestrini grew up in a small town in southern Illinois from 1975 – 1984. While, she didn’t live on a farm, many of her friends did. She lived vicariously through those friends, however her first encounter with a calf on a milk farm wasn’t all cuddly like she had hoped. Once the calf saw […]

Funded Awards December 2023

Funded Grants! Ana María Arbeláez Megan Cooper Vikas Dharnidharka Julie Dorfman Sarah Garwood Andrew Glatz Jeffrey Magee Deepika Polineni Ronald Rubenstein

PI Agency Title Ana María Arbeláez SLCH Foundation  Diabetic Retinopathy Screening with Automated Retinal Image Analysis in the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic to ImproveAccess of Care and Adherence to Standard Guidelines of Care Megan Cooper NIH/R21 Investigation of a Novel Inborn Error of Immunity with B Cell Deficiency Vikas Dharnidharka NIH/U01/Children’s Mercy Hospital Chronic Kidney Disease […]

New Employees December 2023

Welcome new hires!

Staff Name Division Title Bree Anderson Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III Hannah Cottrell Central Admin Clinical Research Coordinator II Nicholas Hadas Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine Research Technician II Cori Lyons Hematology & Oncology Nurse Practitioner Audrey Merz Hematology & Oncology Senior Clinical Research Coordinator Tierra Tellis Ambulatory Medicine Medical Assistant III