Meet our team

Meet our team

The Adoption Medicine Clinic team is equipped to provide you with medical and health expertise at all stages of your adoption journey. Our multidisciplinary team knows what you're going through, and also how hard and long you've worked to get here. Browse faculty bios to learn more about our backgrounds; you are in good company and in good hands.

Adoption Medicine Specialists

judith-eckerle

Judith Eckerle, MD
Director, Adoption Medicine Clinic

612-624-1164
ecke0056@umn.edu

 

kimara-gustafson

Kimara Gustafson, MD
Assistant Professor

612-624-1164
glas0166@umn.edu

 

Dana Johnson

Dana Johnson, MD, PhD
Professor

612-624-1164
johns008@umn.edu

 

Maria Kroupina, PhD
Associate Professor

612-624-1164
kroup003@umn.edu

Clinical Staff

megan-bresnahan

Megan Bresnahan, OTR

 

karen-bartz

Karen Bartz, LPN
Adoption Medicine Nurse

612-365-8343

taylor-grootwassink

Taylor Grootwassink, OTR/L

 

harriet-opondo

Harriet Opondo
Post-Doctoral Associate, Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience (Pediatrics)

 

Kathaleen Stone
Post-Doctoral Associate, Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience (Pediatrics)

Staff

julia-dahle

Julia Dahle
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist

612-624-1164
dahle088@umn.edu

emily-kukacka

Emily Kukacka
AMC Outreach and Grant Coordinator

612-626-2884
kukac003@umn.edu

Past Advisory Board Members

angelieque

Angelique Dove Hatch
Former Advisory Board Chair

 

katie

Katie Severt
Advisory Board Chair

 

anthony-severt

Anthony Severt

 

rj-devick

RJ Devick
Advisory Board Vice Chair

 

lisa-fredrikson

Lisa Fredrikson

 

peter-ramme

Peter Ramme

 

Liz

Liz and Jeff Beaudry

 

peter-rammels

Lisa Ramme Latterell

 

Jennifer

Jill Griffiths

 

                                                        

Philip Goldman

 

richard-morrin

Richard Morrin

 

Liz

Jean Parish

 

Ricka Kohnstamm

 

Heimerl & Lammers

 

Trisha Ozmun

 

Dan Wisniewski

 

Rebecca Wallin

 

Kent and Kim Karnemaat

 

Lori Morrow