Program Faculty

Course directors

Michael L. Nance, MD
Director, Pediatric Trauma Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Josephine J. and John M. Templeton, Jr. Endowed Chair in Pediatric Trauma,
Professor of Pediatric Surgery, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Marla L. Vanore, RN, BSN, MHA
Director, Trauma and Injury Prevention Programs, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Barbara A. Gaines, MD
Director, Benedum Pediatric Trauma Program, Clinical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Christine McKenna, RN, MSN, CRNP
Manager, Trauma Clinical Services, Benedum Pediatric Trauma Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Matthew Moront, MD
Director of Trauma Services, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine

Christine Campbell, RN, BSN, MS
Trauma Program Manager, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Organizing committee

Mary Jo Pedicino, RN, MSN
Trauma Education Coordinator, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Marianne Miller, RN, MSN
Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator, Benedum Pediatric Trauma Program, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Faculty

Kiersten W. Arthur, MD
Attending Physician, Section of Orthopediacs, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine

Thane A. Blinman, MD
Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery
Associate Director of Trauma Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Training Program
Director, Pediatric Endoscopic Surgical Training and Advancement Laboratory (PEDESTAL)
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Randall S. Burd, MD, PhD
Division Chief, Emergency Trauma and Burn Services, The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care, Children’s National Medical Center
Associate Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Sean M. Elwell, MSN, RN, EMT
Trauma Program Manager
Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

Richard A. Falcone Jr., MD, MPH
Director, Trauma Services, Associate Professor of Surgery, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Diana G. Fendya, MSN(R), RN
Trauma/Acute Care Specialists
Emergency Medical Services for Children’s National Resource Center

Grace L. Good, RN, BSN, MA
Simulation Educator, Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Christopher J. Haines, DO
Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine
Attending Physician, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

Carol A. Hanson, RN, MSN, CCRN
Pediatric Trauma Coordinator, Geisinger Health System, Janet Weis Children’s Hospital

Kathy Haley, RN, BSN
Trauma Program Manager, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nancy Kassam-Adams, PhD
Associate Director for Behavioral Research at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention
Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS)
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Alfred Kennedy Jr., MD
Associate Pediatric Surgery, Associate Pediatric Trauma Surgery, Geisinger Health System, Janet Weis Children’s Hospital

Anand R. Kumar, MD
Director, Center for Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery, Johns Hopkins Childrens Center
Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery & Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Nathan Kuppermann, MD, MPH
Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics
Bo Tomas Brofeldt Endowed Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Principal Investigator, PRIME Node, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

Renee C.B. Manworren, PhD, APRN
Nurse Scientist, Pediatric Pain Relief Program, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Pain and Palliative Care Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Nursing
Director, American Pain Society & ChildKind International

Christina Master, MD
Attending Physician, Sports Medicine and Performance Center
Associate Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the
University of Pennsylvania

John J. McCloskey, MD
Attending Anesthesiologist, Department Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Stephen G. Murphy, MD
Attending Surgeon
Division of Pediatric General Surgery, Department of Surgery
Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

David M. Notrica, MD
Trauma Medical Director, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine

Michael F. Rotondo, MD
Chief Executive Officer, University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Professor – Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center

David J. Schonfeld, MD
Pediatrician-in-Chief, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Chair, Department of Pediatrics Drexel University College of Medicine
Director, National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

Kathryn Schroeter, PhD, RN
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Medical College of Wisconsin Hospital

Ronald J. Scorpio, MD
Chief of Pediatric Surgery
Director Pediatric Trauma Surgery
Geisinger Health System, Janet Weiss Children’s Hospital

Kaaren Shebesta, RN, MSN, CPNP
Nurse Practitioner, Division of Trauma Services
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Catherine Walsh, NP, CPNP-AC
Trauma Nurse Practitioner
Division of Trauma and Burn Surgery
Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care
Children’s National Medical Center

Susan Ziegfeld, MSN, CRNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Manager, Pediatric Trauma and Burn Program, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

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