Professional Advisors have been selected by the PTN Board of Directors and have agreed to support Pull-thru Network’s mission by speaking at PTN conferences,
writing articles for PTN publications, referring families to the PTN, etc. Professional Advisors serve three-year terms.

Jeffrey Avansino MD,MBA

Associate Professor of Surgery
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Lesley Breech MD

Division Director, Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Cincinnati Children’s
Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Belinda Dickie MD

Director, Colorectal and Pelvic Malformation Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Hollie Filce PhD

Associate Professor
Curriculum, Instruction and
Special Education
The University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Jason Frischer MD

Director, Colorectal Center
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Laura Judd Glossy

Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Denver, Colorado

Jacob Langer MD

Pediatric Surgery
Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada


Chief, Division of Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Children’s National Hospital
Washington, DC

Erin Mcnamara MD

Associate Director, Colorectal & Pelvic Malformation Center
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Michael Rollins MD

Medical Director,
Colorectal Center
Primary Children’s Hospital
Salt Lake City, Utah

Donald Shaul MD

Pediatric General / Thoracic  Surgery
CHOC Children’s Specialist Hospital
Orange County, California

Richard Wood MD

Associate Director of the Center for
Colorectal & Pelvic Reconstruction
Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, Ohio

Institutional Members

The following hospitals have an Institutional Membership with Pull-thru Network. The staff members included in this membership are listed below their hospital name.  
Pull-thru Network does not officially endorse these institutions and professionals, but provides this information to members as a courtesy.

Albany Medical Center
Albany, NY
Christine Whyte, MD
Alexandra Rehfuss, MD
Janeen Smith, PA

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Orlando, FL
Cristine Velazco, MD, Director
Marc Levy, MD
Donald Plumley, MD
Brenna Fullerton, MD

Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Belinda Dickie, MD-Director
Erin McNamara, MD-Associate Director
Prathima Nandivada, MD
Paula Cruz, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Yrag Daphnis, RN, MSN, FNP-C
Eddie Liao, RN, BSN, CPN
Devin Wolfe, MSW, LCSW

Children’s Health 
Dallas, TX
Barbara Gaines, MD
Charles Hong, MD
Steve Megison, MD
Sharon Kluger, APRN, CPNP-PC/AC
Michele Phelan, RN-Program Manager

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
Megan Durham, MD
Jodee Stevens, PA-C

Children’s Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
Andrea Bischoff, MD
Luis De la Torre, MD
Dan Wood, MD
Veronica Alaniz, MD
Laura Judd-Glossy, PhD
Anne Merritt, RN, BSN, CPN

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Christopher Gayer, MD, PhD
Jaya Punati, MD
Evelyn Vasquez, MD
Alex Van Speybroeck, MD
Irene Austria-Ramos, RN

Children’s Mercy 
Kansas City, MO
Rebecca Rentea, MD-Director
John Rosen, MD
Iris Lim-Beutel, MD, MPH
Ashli Lawson, MD
John Gatti, MD
Margaret Martin McLain, MSN
Christine Feira, MSN, CPNP-PC
Tina Nelson, MSN, CPNP-PC
Wendy Lewis, MSN, APRN-FNP
Megan Citarella, RN

Children’s National Hospital
Washington, DC
Marc Levitt, MD-Chief
Julie Choueiki, MSN-Program Manager
Andrea Badillo, MD-Director
Erin Teeple, MD-Director
Christina Feng, MD
Katherine Worst, CPNP-AC
Lindsay Clarke, PA-C
Krystal Aris, PA-C
Lindsay Pesacreta, FNP
Jessica McAuliffe, APN
Janel Talley, RN
Justine Gagnon, RN, BSN, CPN
Meghan Mesa, RN, BSN, CPN
Olivia Cleckley, RN, BSN, CPN
Emily Rice RN, BSN, CPN

Children’s Hospital of Orange County
Orange, CA
Donald Shaul, MD
Ashish Chogle, MD
Mayam Gholizadeh, MD
Ashley Bone, ARNP
Nicole Lombardi, RN, BSN

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
Jason Frischer, MD
Aaron Garrison, MD
Nelson Rosen, MD
Beth Rymeski, DO
Maria Obermeyer, APRN-CNP
Monica Holder, RN
Marybeth Kenny

Golisano Children’s Hospital
Rochester, NY
David Darcy, MD
Sheena Snelgrove, APRN

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital
New York, NY
Jason Fisher, MD-Chief Pediatric Surgery
Jordan S Gitlin, MD-Chief Pediatric Urology
Melanie K Greifer, MD
Elise Mckenna, MD
Linda Fang, RN-Clinical Coordinator

Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children’s
Salt Lake City, UT
Michael Rollins, MD
Chad Wallis, MD
Scott Short, MD
Katherine Hayes, MD
Katherine Gaddis, APRN
Sarah Zobell, APRN

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH
Richard Wood, MD
Ihab Halweish,MD
Alessandra Gasior, DO
Kristina Booth, APRN
Jessica Thomas RN, BSN
Stephanie Vyrostek, RN

Nemours Children’s Health
Orlando, FL
James Franciosi, MD
Michael Dorman, MD
Pablo Palomo, MD
Adela Casas-Melley, MD, MBA
Jenna Escobar

Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Phoenix, AZ
Kathleen Van Leeuwen, MD
Jamie Harris, MD
Justin Lee, MD
Ricardo Medina, MD
Gwen Grimbsy, MD
Tara Goesch, DNP, APRN-PNP

Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA
Jeffrey Avansino, MD
Caitlin Smith, MD
Samuel Rice-Townsend, MD
Jenny Kreiss, RN, MSN, PNP-BC
Autumn Wunderlich, RN, BSN
Connie Mantel RN, CPN
Amber Heberling, RN

Shriners Children’s Hospital
Sacramento, Northern CA
Payam Saadai, MD
Jamie Anderson, MD
Maheen Hassan, MD
Kendall Ouzts, APRN
Kevin Henson, APRN

Stanford Children’s Hospital
Stanford, CA
Stephanie Cizek, MD
Julie Fuchs, MD
Kunj Sheth, MD
Claudia Mueller, MD, PhD

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Kelly Austin, MD
Kevin P Mollen, MD
Ward Richardson, MD
Stefan Scholz, MD
Viha Sood, MD
Geoffrey J Bond, MD
Serena Chan, MD
Paul K Waltz, MD
Sarah M Shumate, PA-C


Carle Foundation Hospital
Urbana, IL
Kathleen Dominguez, MD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cincinnati, OH
Lesley Breech, MD
Brian Vanderbrink, MD

Cohen Children’s Hospital
New Hyde Park, NY
Diane Napoli, MSN, CPNP

Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON
Jacob Langer, MD

Kaiser Permanente- Los Angeles
Burbank, CA
Karen Rodriguez RN, MSN, CPNP-PC/AC

Kufa University, College of Medicine
Najaf, Iraq
Haidar Mohammad Muhssein,MD

McGill University 
Montreal, QC
Hussein Wissanji, MD

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Columbus, OH
Daniel Dajusta, MD
Seth Alpert, MD

Prisma Health
Greenville, SC
Keith Webb, MD, FACS

Shriners Children’s Hospital
Auburn, CA
Kari Coye, RN, MSN

Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
David Yi-Ting Yeh, MD

Zalnoel Abidin Hospital
Sylah Kuala Univesity

Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Muntadhar Muhammad Isa, MD

“Find a group that challenges and inspires you. Spend a Lot of time with them and it will change your life”