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Project Sites and Contact

If you are interested in participating in pediatric pancreatitis research, please feel free to contact the project site nearest to your area from the list below, or contact the coordinating center at the University of Iowa for assistance at (319) 353-4544 or gretchen-cress@uiowa.edu.

Location

Investigator(s)

Contact Person

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Iowa City
Iowa

Aliye Uc, MD
Study Principal Investigator
University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: (319) 384-6032

Katie Larson Ode, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Gretchen Cress, RN, MPH
Phone: (319) 353-4544
Karen Scudiero, BA

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St. Louis
Missouri

Mark Lowe, MD, PhD
Study Co-Principal Investigator
Washington University
425 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63112

Rachel Cody
Phone: (314) 362-7306
Teresa Arb
Phone: (314) 747-1217
Kely Streckfuss
Liz Reimer

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Los Angeles
California

Quin Liu, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Eleanor Chang
Phone: (310) 423-0747

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Los Angeles
California

Yuhua Zheng
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Blvd, MS #78, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 361-4456

Jillene Wong, CRC I
Phone: (323) 361-3403
Sarah Koch 
Phone: (323) 361-7877
Brittany Toda-Eng

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Palo Alto
California

Zachary Sellers, MD, PhD
Lucille Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 723-5070

Sohail Husain, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
Walter Park, MD, MS (Co-Principal Investigator)

Elvi Sanjines, MS
Phone: (650)721-8614

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San Francisco
California

Emily Perito, MD
University of California-San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94131 
Phone: (415) 476-0820

Mel Heyman, MD, MPH (Co-Principal Investigator)
Sue Rhee, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Ana-Gabriela Barrera
Phone: (415) 514-1170
Emily Stekol, CCRP
Phone: (415) 502-3190

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Aurora
Colorado

Jacob Mark, MD
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 E 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 777-6669
Fax: (720) 777-7280

Gregory Forlenza, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
Taylor Triolo, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Rachel Andrews, CRC
Phone: (720) 777-1994
Isabel Griffith
Phone: (720) 777-1294
Kendra Kocher, CCRP
Phone: (720) 777-5304

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Atlanta
Georgia

Alvin "Jay" Freeman, MD, MSc
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
1400 Tullie Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (404) 785-1832
Fax: (404) 785-5014

Angela Stallworth, BS
Phone: (404) 785-3279
Hillary Expinoza
Zamzam Kassim
Katelynn Harris

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Bloomington
Indiana

Brian McFerron, MD
Riley Hospital for Children
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
705 Riley Hospital Dr., Suite 4210 
Indianapolis, IN 46202 
Phone: (317) 944-9652

Marian Pfefferkorn, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
(317) 944-3774

Vanessa Patrick, RN, CCRC
Phone: (317) 278-0692
Emily Follstad
Phone: (317) 278-0210

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New Orleans
Louisiana

Matthew Giefer, MD
Ochsner Hospital for Children
1315 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA, 70121
Phone: (504) 842-3900
Fax: (504) 842-0160

Ryan Himes, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Shawan Stewart
Phone: (504) 894-2873
Michelle Rousset, RN

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Baltimore
Maryland

Kenneth Ng, DO
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St., Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: (410) 955-8769
Fax: (410) 614-1420

Ashley Thomas

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Boston
Massachusetts

Amit Grover, MD
Pancreatic Disorders Program
Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 355-6058
Fax: (617) 730-0495

Victor Fox, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Amit Grover, MD
Phone: (617) 355-6058

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Minneapolis
Minnesota

Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg, MD
University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital
2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: (612) 624-1133
Fax: (612) 626-0639  
 
Melena Bellin, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
Phone: (612) 625-4686
Elissa Downs, MD, MPH (Co-Principal Investigator)

Cathy Kneeland, RN, CCRP
Phone: (612) 626-4993

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Cincinnati
Ohio

Maisam A. Abu-El-Hajja, MD, MS
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229
Phone: (513) 803-2123 

Tom Lin, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
David Vitale, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

 

Tyler Thompson, CRC IV
Phone: (513) 517-1055
Jyoti Patel
Phone: (513) 636-0091

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Columbus
Ohio

Cheryl Gariepy
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205 
Phone: (614) 722-3488

Ling Fan, CRC Team Lead
Phone: (614) 722-3412
Fred Woodley, PhD
(614) 722-6413 
 

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Philadelphia
Pennsylvania

Asim Maqbool, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-3247

J. Naylor Brownell, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
Maria Mascarenhas, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
Sudha Anupindi, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Phoebe Wood, CRA II
Phone: (267) 426-8411

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Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania

Kate Ellery, MD
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children's Hospital Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Phone: (412) 692-5180

Amy Bookser, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator
Phone: (412) 692-8453

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Dallas
Texas

David Troendle, MD
University of Texas Southwestern/Children's Medical Center
1801 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: (214) 456-8000
Fax: (214) 456-8006

Megha Mehta, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Stephanie Timsah, RN
Michael Henson
Phone: (214-456-9283)

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Houston
Texas

Douglas S. Fishman, MD, FASGE 
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030

Cynthia Tsai, BS
Phone: (832) 822-3634

 

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San Antonio
Texas

Javier Monagas, MD
Baylor College of Medicine/The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
333 N. Santa Rosa St., San Antonio, TX 78207
Phone: (210) 704-3910
Fax: (210-704-4922

Sandeep Patel, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)
 

Rosario Ocampo, RN, BSN, CCRP
Phone: (210) 704-4996
Terriel (Terri) Newsom
Phone: (210) 704-2823

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Milwaukee
Wisconsin

Praveen Goday, MD
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
8701 W. Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 266-3685

Ankur Chugh, MD (Co-Principal Investigator)

Monica Grimm, Clinical Research Coordinator
Phone: (414) 266-6611
Rachel Unteutsch
Phone: (414) 266-4844
Louis Pawela
Phone: (414) 266-6728
Katherine Siegel
Phone: (414) 266-6131
Allison Kahlke
Phone: (414) 266-3278


Randwick
Australia

Keith Chee Y. Ooi, MBBS, DipPaed, PhD, FRACP
Sydney Children's Hospital - Randwick
High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Phone: +61 (2) 9382-5512

Jessica Halim, CRA
Phone: +61 (2) 9382-5574

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Jerusalem
Israel

Michael Wilschanski, MD
Hadassah University Medical Center
Mt. Scopus, PO Box 24035, Jerusalem 91240, Israel
Phone: (+972) 508573572
Fax: +9 (722) 584-4469

Mordechai Slea, MD, PhD, MSc (Co-Principal Investigator)

Irina Rabkin
Phone: (+972) 267-76709

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Toronto
Ontario

Tanja Gonska, MD
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
Phone: (416) 813-2164
Fax: (416) 813-6531

Katherine Keenan, H.BSc.
Phone: (416) 813-5657
Farah Khan

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Montreal
Quebec

Veronique Morinville, MD, CM, FRCP
Montreal Children's Hospital
2300 Rue Tupper, Montreal, QC H3H 1P3, Canada
Phone: (514) 412-4474