Clinical and Translational
Research Center

CHOP & HUP CTRC Directory

Name Role E-mail Address
Program Directors    
Carole Marcus, MBBCh Program Director - Pediatric marcus [at] email.chop.edu
Anne R. Cappola, MD, ScM Program Director - Adult acappola [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Associate Program Directors    
Lorraine Katz, MD Assoc. Program Director - Pediatric katzl [at] email.chop.edu
Babette Zemel, PhD Assoc. Program Director - Pediatric zemel [at] email.chop.edu
Nalaka S. Gooneratne, MD Assoc. Program Director - Adult ngoonera [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Raymond R. Townsend, MD Assoc. Program Director - Adult townsend [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Michael Rickels, MD, MTR Assoc. Program Director - Adult rickels [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Administrative Staff    
John Krall, LCSW Administrative Director - Pediatric krallj [at] email.chop.edu
Sharon Carbonara, BSN, RN Manager Bus Proc & Research Subject Monitor carbonara [at] email.chop.edu
Lorri A. Schieri, MBA Director, ITMAT Administration and Finance schieril [at] exchange.upenn.edu
Charles Molli, BA Administrative Director - Adult cmolli [at] upenn.edu
Hien Oehler Financial Analyst - Pediatric oehlerh [at] email.chop.edu
Nursing    
Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD Director of Nursing - Adult & Pediatric medoff [at] nursing.upenn.edu
Audrey Kamrin, MSN, CRNP Nurse Manager - Pediatric kamrin [at] email.chop.edu
Kirsten McClintock-McGroarty, RN, MS Nurse Manager - Adult kirsten.mcclintock-mcgroarty [at] uphs.upenn.edu
Rhoda Collick, RN, BA Nurse Manager - Adult (Presby) rhoda.collick [at] uphs.upenn.edu
Translational Core Lab    
Ronald Rubenstein, MD, PhD Translational Core Lab Director - Pediatric rubensteinr [at] email.chop.edu
Stephen Master, MD, PhD Translational Core Lab Director - Adult srmaster [at] upenn.edu
Xiangdong (Sean) Ren, MD, PhD Translational Core Lab Supervisor - Pediatric RenX [at] email.chop.edu
Theodore Mifflin, PhD Translational Core Lab Supervisor - Adult tmifflin [at] upenn.edu
Nutrition Core    
Babette Zemel, PhD Nutrition Core Director - Pediatric zemel [at] email.chop.edu
Donna  Paulhamus, MS, RD Nutrition Assessment Program
Coordinator - Pediatric
paulhamus [at] email.chop.edu
Charlene Compher, PhD Bionutrition Unit Director - Adult compherc [at] nursing.upenn.edu
Debra Cahn, RD Bionutritionist - Pediatric cahn [at] email.chop.edu
Vivian Brake, RD Bionutritionist - Pediatric brake [at] email.chop.edu
Gail Jackson Nutrition Lab Supervisor - Pediatric jacksonga [at] email.chop.edu
Neurobehavioral Core    
Jerilynn Radcliffe, PhD Neurobehavioral Core Director - Pediatric radcliffe [at] email.chop.edu
Nina Thomas, PhD Neuropsychologist - Pediatric thomasn [at] email.chop.edu
Sleep Core    
Carole Marcus, MBBCh Sleep Core Director - Pediatric marcus [at] email.chop.edu
Allan I. Pack, MD, PhD Sleep Core Director - Adult pack [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Brian Schultz, RPSGT Sleep Core Supervisor - Pediatric schultzb [at] email.chop.edu
Bethany Stanley, BS, RPSGT Sleep Core Supervisor - Adult beth.stanley [at] uphs.upenn.edu
Cardiovascular Core    
Meryl Cohen, MD Cardiovascular Core Director - Pediatric cohenm [at] email.chop.edu
   
Pulmonary Core    
Oscar Mayer, MD Pulmonary Core Director - Pediatric mayero [at] email.chop.edu
Maureen  DePalma Pulmanory Core contact - Pediatric depalma [at] email.chop.edu
Ophthalmology Core    
Graham Quinn, MD, MSCE Ophthalmology Core Director QUINN [at] email.chop.edu
Karen Karp, RN Ophthalmology Research Study Coordinator KARPK [at] email.chop.edu
Biostatistics Core    
Justine Shults, PhD Biostatistics Core Director - Pediatric jshults [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Ji Young Kim, PhD Biostatistician - Pediatric gallagherp [at] email.chop.edu
Andrew Cucchiara, PhD Biostatistics Core Director - Adult andy [at] upenn.edu
Informatics Core    
Steve Vitale Informatics Core Director - Adult vitale [at] spirit.gcrg.upenn.edu
David Birtwell Informatics - Adult birtwell [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Emma Escobar, MBA Informatics Core Director - Pediatric escobar [at] email.chop.edu
Research Facilitator    
Sharon Carbonara, RN, BSN Pediatric carbonara [at] email.chop.edu
Carl Shaw, M.Ed., MBE, CIP Adult shawcarl [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Carissa Fuller, MSN, CRNP Adult carissa.fuller [at] uphs.upenn.edu
Investigational Drug Service    
Kenneth Rockwell, PharmD, MS Investigational Drug Service rockwelk [at] mail.med.upenn.edu