New Employees

New Employees October 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Michael Kramer Critical Care  Instructor Arpita Vyas Endocrinology Associate Professor Staff Name Division Title Elizabeth Coffin Central Admin Assistant Residency Coordinator Macey Colonius Newborn Medicine  Staff Nurse Markela Cunningham  Gastroenterology Patient Billing/Services Representative II Nah Cunningham Academics Community Outreach Representative II Amanda Duncan Newborn Medicine  Clinical Research …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards September 2022

PI Agency Title Dustin Baldridge NIH/U01/Geisinger Clinic Leveraging Rare Genetic Etiologies to Advance Knowledge and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders Dustin Baldridge NIH/U01 Admin Supp/Geisinger Clinic Leveraging Rare Genetic Etiologies to Advance Knowledge and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders – Supplement Megan Cooper SLCH Foundation  Jeffrey Modell Research Center – Dr. Cooper …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Abby Kissel

Abby Kissel, MD, grew up right here in St. Louis (University City), with WashU undergrad and medical school always in her orbit. The undergrad campus was practically in her backyard and was where her oldest (of three) sisters went to college, and her second oldest sister attended law school. The …

New Employees

New Employees September 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Megan Connolly Academics Assistant Professor Deepika Polineni Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary  Associate Professor Staff Name Division Title Bashar Alkhatib Endocrinology   Staff Scientist Carine Anka Endocrinology Clinical Fellow Lynette Anthony Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Patient Billing/Services Representative II Mary Basse Hematology/Oncology  Research Assistant Postdoc Aura Ferreiro   Infectious …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards August 2022

PI Agency Title Tarin Bigley Washington University Digesitive Diseases Research Core Center Evaluation of thymic gastric antigen expression in roseolovirus-induced autoimmune gastritis David Butler MCCMN/Small Grant McDonnel Center Small Grants Program Amjad Horani NIH/U54/University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance GDMCC David Hunstad SLCH Foundation Catlin …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Melissa Mavers

Melissa Michelle Mavers, MD, PhD, is a St. Louis native who wanted nothing more as a teenager than to leave St. Louis and explore the big wide world. She did just that, relocating to Florida to attend the University of Miami. She still recalls her father regretting taking her to …

New Employees

New Employees August 2022

Faculty Name Division Title Kaye Brathwaite  Nephrology Instructor Amelia Bray-Aschenbrenner Emergency Medicine  Assistant Professor Ellen Cody  Nephrology Assistant Professor Melissa Mavers Hematology/Oncology  Assistant Professor Thomas Pfeiffer Hematology/Oncology  Assistant Professor Staff Name Division Title Rea Agnihotri Emergency Medicine  Undergraduate Student Sonya Burnett Hematology/Oncology  Education Liaison II Paige Ekert  Genetics Graduate Student …

Funded Awards

Funded Grants July 2022

Name Agency Title Andrea Coverstone CFF/Seattle Children’s Research Institute OUTREACH-OB-22, Observational Study of Telehealth for Remote Endpoint Assessment Michelle Gill NIH/U19/Benaroya Research Institute Systems Immunology profiling of respiratory viral infections in vulnerable populations HIPC U19 Robert Hayashi DOD Assessment of Clonal Hematopoiesis and its Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease in Hodgkin …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Mallory Smith

Mallory Smith, MD, MS, grew up on the Texas side (i.e. the only side that matters) of Texarkana — a twin city that straddles Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas.  She met her husband, Andrew, in the seventh grade, and the majority of their family still lives in Texarkana within a …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Tarin Bigley

Tarin Bigley, MD, PhD, was born in Arizona but grew up in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bigley’s dad was an elementary school teacher, and his mom worked in childcare and retail. Growing up, when he wasn’t in school, he was playing sports, hanging out with friends roaming around town and even …