Leadership & Staff
The MD Center is comprised of over 53 faculty members from various departments, schools, centers and clinics at the University of Minnesota and MHealth. These faculty members, their labs, students, and staff are lead by the MD Center Director, Dr. Peter Kang. Under his leadership, Dr. James Ervasti runs the research initiatives and Dr. Peter Karachunski serves as director of adult and pediatric clinical care.
MD Center Director | Peter B. Kang, MD, FAAN
MD Center Research Director | James Ervasti, Ph.D.
MD Center Clinical Director | Peter I. Karachunski, MD
MD Center Administrative Director | Jennifer Myhre
Physical Therapist | Molly Stark
Research Coordinator | Andrew Thesing
Research Coordinator | Allison Johnston
Research Coordinator | John Martone
Research Coordinator | Ellen Poppy
Research Coordinator | Erin Aguero
Research Manager | Sarah Hilbert
Genetic Research Coordinator | Seth Stafki
Administrative Specialist | Samantha Cozine
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