Research Council

Dr. Panoskaltsis-Mortari

The Pediatrics Research Council contributes to the mission of the department by providing guidance to the Vice Chair for Research, managing intramural and bridge research funding, being involved in new faculty hires, and assisting with identifying research mentors. The PRC plays an essential role in departmental affairs relating to research.

Research Council Members

Varun Aggarwal Headshot Varun Aggarwal, MBBS, FAAP
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Melena Bellin headshot Melena Bellin, MD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology
Sarah Cusick headshot Sarah Cusick, PhD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Marla Eisenberg Marla Eisenberg, ScD, MPH
Professor, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health
Gwen Fischer Headshot Gwenyth Fischer, MD
Associate Chair of Research
Assistant Professor, Critical Care
Michael Georgieff Michael Georgieff, MD
Professor, Neonatology
Timothy Hallstrom headshot Timothy Hallstrom, PhD
Associate Professor, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Alicia Kunin-Batson Headshot Alicia Kunin-Batson, PhD, LP
Assistant Professor, Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience
Justin Ryder headshot Justin Ryder, PhD
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Clinical Research
Sara Ramel headshot Sara Ramel, MD 
Associate Professor, Neonatology
Beau Webber headshot Beau Webber, PhD
Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology

Research Council Staff

Erinn Barclay
Finance Manager
elodell@umn.edu 

Suzanne Blodgett
Finance Professional 
timmx166@umn.edu 

Joy Bremer
Finance Analyst
breme009@umn.edu

Jennifer Goldfarb
Clinical Research Program Director, Children's Health
goldf092@umn.edu 

Emily Kukacka
Administrative Associate
kukac003@umn.edu

Lori Wallin
Director, Research Support Services
l-wall@umn.edu

Equipment Rental

Want to share your equipment with other researchers in the department? Complete the short survey below to provide details about the piece of equipment that you want to share.

Need to find services, facilities, and equipment for your research? Follow the link for AHC Research Services below.

A full list of avialable lab equipment is also listed below.