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Department of Pediatrics Chair

 Wade Clapp, MD

Clapp is a neonatologist and physician-scientist with an active lab and NIH grant support focusing on translational research. He was named Chair of Pediatrics in September 2009 and is past director of the MD/PhD program at IU School of Medicine which is now an NIH-designated Medical Scientist Training Program. Clapp was named a Distinguished Professor by Indiana University in 2021 for his service to the University. View full profile.

Leadership Team

Chair, Department of Pediatrics
9949-Clapp, D.

D. W. Clapp, MD

Richard L. Schreiner Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration
13605-Burbage, Bradly

Bradly Burbage

Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration

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Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
6477-Haneline, Laura

Laura S. Haneline, MD

Edwin L. Gresham Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for General Pediatrics
15172-Szczepaniak, Dorota

Dorota A. Szczepaniak, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair of Pediatric Education
19172-Byrne, Bobbi

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Basic Science Research
13517-Kapur, Reuben

Reuben Kapur, PhD

Director, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research

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Vice Chair for translational Research
43800-Gaston, Benjamin

Benjamin Gaston, MD

Billie Lou Wood Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair For Clinical Research
13366-Denne, Scott

Scott C. Denne, MD

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Health Outcomes Research Faculty Development
3005-Carroll, Aaron

Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS

Chief Health Officer, IU

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Vice Chair of Diversity
21114-Wilson, Shawn

Shawn Wilson, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair For Faculty Affairs
42899-Schade Willis, Tina

Tina M. Schade Willis, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations

Judy Hollingsworth

Judy handles all clinical operations for the department of pediatrics.

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Associate Vice Chair of Academic operations

Zhenming Tan

Tan provides oversight for the department’s academic operations and research administration.

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Chair's Office Staff

Administrative Coordinator

Jackie Dorsett

Jackie provides privileging, enrollment and credentialing support for all providers within the department of pediatrics and works directly with the medical staff office, billing office personnel and credentialing office to ensure provider compliance. Jackie is also the assistant to Brad Burbage and Judy Hollingsworth.

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Assistant to the  Chair

Kristie Matteson

Kristie manages all things in relation to the chair of pediatrics and also serves as a mentor to many staff within the department.

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Human Resources

Associate Director of Human Resources
HR Associate Director Paige Hummel

Paige Hummel, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Paige manages all aspects of human resources functions for the department of pediatrics, and leads and directs the HR team in carrying out these functions consistently across all divisions.

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Financial Administration Coordinator
Financial Administration Coordinator Marilyn Baker

Marilyn Baker

Marilyn is the payroll contact for the department of pediatrics and also works with HR documents.

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HR Business Partner
HR Business Partner Kayla Birk

Kayla Birk, SHRM-CP

Kayla provides strategic HR support to a number of divisions in the department of pediatrics with responsibilities across several functional areas of HR, including talent acquisition, salary administration, training and development, and employee relations. Kayla also supports the HR team through her expertise in talent acquisition.

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HR Business Partner, Academic Administration
HR Business Partner Jackie Boese

Jacqueline Boese, CPRP

Jackie manages faculty affairs for the department of pediatrics, including recruitment, onboarding, orientation, and collaborating efforts with IU Health. Additionally, she is involved with promotion and tenure, faculty development, and education outreach.

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Human Resources Program Manager
Project Management Specialist Ashley Dummer

Ashley Dummer

Ashley is responsible for day-to-day administration of the HR team in the department of pediatrics, ensuring the team’s success in achieving its goals. Ashley manages the promotion and tenure process in the department and serves as the lead resource for faculty members in this area. Ashley utilizes her communications and design expertise to manage team communications, design training materials and other resources, and plan training and development events.

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HR Generalist
HR Generalist Nikki Ebeyer

Nikki Ebeyer

Nikki serves as the HR representative for the Wells Center for Pediatric Research within the department. She works collaboratively with the HR team to provide the full spectrum of HR support to faculty and staff within the Wells Center.

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HR Business Partner
HR Coordinator Summer Rozear

Summer Rozear, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP

Summer provides strategic HR support to a number of divisions in the department of pediatrics with responsibilities across several functional areas of HR, including talent acquisition, salary administration, training and development, and employee relations. Summer also supports the HR team through her expertise in data analysis and reporting. Summer currently serves as the department’s HIPAA liaison and compliance coordinator for Programs Involving Children (PIC).

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HR Business Partner
HR Business Partner Teresa Shearer

Teresa Shearer, PHR, SHRM-CP

Teresa provides strategic HR support to a number of divisions in the department of pediatrics with responsibilities across several functional areas of HR, including talent acquisition, salary administration, training and development, and employee relations. Teresa also supports the HR team through her expertise in employee relations, training and development, and management of special projects.

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Finance

Director of Finance

Teresa Hutchison

Teresa manages overall financial administration and reporting for the department of pediatrics

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Financial Analyst
Financial analyst for the pediatric chair's office

Corey England

Corey assists with overall financial administration and reporting for the department of pediatrics

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Operations Analyst
Financial administrator in the pediatric chair's office

Sean Hurley

Sean will be assisting with operations, reporting and special projects within the department of pediatrics.

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Project Management Coordinator

Kirsten Stafford

Kirsten manages the completion of annual reviews in the Chair’s office and is the point person for DMAI. She also coordinates space moves within the department of pediatrics.

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