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Department of Pediatrics Chair

Wade Clapp MD

 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
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D. W. Clapp, MD

Richard L. Schreiner Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration
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Bradly Burbage

Visiting Research Associate

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Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
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Laura S. Haneline, MD

Edwin L. Gresham Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair of Pediatric Education
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Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Basic Science Research
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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
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Erick Forno, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Health Outcomes Research Faculty Development
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Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS

Chief Health Officer, IU

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Vice Chair of Diversity
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Shawn Wilson, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair For Faculty Affairs
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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 Judy Hollingsworth.

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Receptionist
Pediatric Chair's Office staff Sydney Gendron

Sydney Gendron

Sydney is the receptionist for the Chair's Office and provided day-to-day administrative support while finishing up her undergraduate degree at IUPUI.

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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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Administrative Assistant
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Stephanie Marron

Stephine provides administrative support to vice chairs, Brad Burbage and Dr. Tina Schade Willis. Also, she assists with general office tasks related to the chairman and the department of pediatrics.

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Administrative Assistant
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Brittanie Brown

Brittanie serves as the administrative assistant to Dr. Laura Haneline, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, and Juliann Kiefer, Clinical Director for Advanced Practice Practitioners. Additionally, she extends her support within the Chairman's Office of the Department of Pediatrics.

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RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR AND SPECIAL PROJECTS COORDINATOR
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Mary Murray

Mary has broad experience in both academic and industry research. She assists in developing and managing processes to expand and strengthen the academic, programmatic, and strategic themes across the Department of Pediatrics.

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Human Resources

Associate Director of Human Resources
HR Associate Director Paige Hummel

Paige Hummel Ramion, 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 coordinator for the department of pediatrics and processes HR documents. Marilyn supports the HR team through her expertise in FMLA, leaves of absence, and separation processing.

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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 supports the HR team through her expertise in talent acquisition. She serves as the team lead for managing staff recruitment processes for the department. Kayla also serves as the department's Wellness Ambassador with Healthy IU and as a member of the department's wellness committee.

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HR Business Partner, Academic Administration
HR Business Partner Jackie Boese

Jackie Boese, PHR, CPRP

Jackie manages all initiatives related to faculty affairs in the department of pediatrics. This includes all aspects of faculty employment - recruitment, onboarding, orientation, development, promotion and tenure, education outreach, and training. Jackie supports the HR team through her expertise in academic recruitment and strong partnerships with IU Health Physicians in support of dually employed faculty members.

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HR 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. She utilizes her communications and design expertise to manage team communications, design training materials and other resources, and plan training and development events. Ashley manages the promotion and tenure process in the department and serves as the lead resource for faculty members in this area. As a member of the IU School of Medicine's Staff Affinity Council, Ashley also serves as the staff engagement coordinator in the department, developing strategies and programs to improve engagement and foster team member interactions.

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HR Generalist
HR Generalist Nikki Ebeyer

Nikki Ebeyer, PHR

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 further supports the HR team through her expertise in data, reporting, and compensation analysis. She also 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 supports the HR team in her role as LinkedIn curator for the department and creates and recommends training and development pathways to encourage employee development. Teresa also serves the department 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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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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Financial Analyst
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Riley Leonard

Riley supports the team by reporting on financial data, helping to identify key insights, and facilitating data driven decisions.

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Project Management Coordinator

Kirsten Stafford

Kirsten coordinates space moves, IT inventory and day-to-day financial administration for the chair's office and department of pediatrics.

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Marketing and Communications

Communications Generalist
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Salem Padgett

Salem serves as the Marketing and Communications Generalist for the department of Pediatrics. Salem sends out mass communications to the department like the Peds Weekly Newsletter and monitors and updates webpages for the department.

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