Our Team

Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH

Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH Nerissa S. Bauer MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Improving the mental health of young children through earlier identification of at-risk families and development and testing of brief interventions for use in pediatric primary care
Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS

Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS Stephen M. Downs, MD, MS

Professor
Director Children’s Health Services Research
Areas of Interest: Decision analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis and their application to guideline development and computer based decision support
Maria Finnell, MD, MS

Maria Finnell, MD, MS Maria Finnell, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Comparative effectiveness, decision analysis, patient preference
Amy Lewis Gilbert, JD, MPH

Amy Lewis Gilbert, JD, MPH Amy Lewis Gilbert, JD, MPH

Pediatric Research Associate
Areas of Interest: Areas of interest include utilization of the clinical environment as a point of preventive legal intervention for addressing health disparities, the impact of confidential consultation on adolescent health outcomes, and the law and ethics of adolescent participation in biomedical research among high-risk populations.
Kristin Hendrix, PHD

Kristin Hendrix, PHD Kristin Hendrix, PHD

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Pediatric clinicians’ and parents’ attitudes and decisions regarding child health, and using this information to improve public health and health care delivery
Nancy Swigonski, MD, MPH

Nancy Swigonski, MD, MPH Nancy Swigonski, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Primary care; medical home; quality of life; improvement science; quality improvement; improvement partnerships; children with special health care needs
Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS

Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS Rachel Vreeman, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Pediatric global health, pediatric HIV, resource-limited settings, adherence to antiretroviral therapy, disclosure of HIV status, dosing antiretroviral therapy for children