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

Melena Bellin, MD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology

Sarah Cusick, PhD
Assistant Professor, Global Pediatrics

Marla Eisenberg, ScD, MPH
Associate Professor, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health

Gwenyth Fischer, MD
Associate Chair of Research
Assistant Professor, Critical Care

Michael Georgieff, MD
Professor, Neonatology

Timothy Hallstrom, PhD
Associate Professor, Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Gurumurthy Hiremath, MD
Assistant Professor, Cardology

Alicia Kunin-Batson, PhD, LP
Assistant Professor, Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience

Sara Ramel, MD
Associate Professor, Neonatology

Beau Webber, PhD
Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology

Research Council Staff

Amanda Galster, MPH, CCRP
Clinical Research Program Director, Children's Health
gals0004@umn.edu

Emily Kukacka
Administrative Associate
kukac003@umn.edu

Lezlie Nordquist
Senior Finance Manager
l-nord@umn.edu

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

Suzanne Blodgett
Finance Professional 
timmx166@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.