Staff feature Lori Maloney

Lori Maloney grew up across the river in Caseyville/Collinsville/Maryville with her younger brother who still calls her “little sister.” During her childhood, family and friends were always around and the family camped a lot! Always with several other families – it was more of a party and home away from home kind of camping rather […]

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 […]

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 […]

Staff Feature Danielle “Dani” Moranville

Danielle Moranville

In her own words: I was born and raised in St. Louis, as were both of my parents, so most of my family members live here, with a few scattered all over the country. My mom worked in the Radiology Department of a local hospital when I was a kid, and I loved going there […]

Staff Feature Sarah Bevineau

Sarah Bevineau

In her own words… I started working in Pediatrics in 2014, and I’ve loved every bit of it. On my highs, the children I encounter are the highlight of my day, and when I’m feeling sad and low, these little munchkins can make me laugh. They give love unexpectedly and unselfishly to everyone they meet. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]