Our Team

Veda Ackerman, MD

Veda Ackerman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Critical Care
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep
Medical Director Home Ventilator Program
Medical Director Clinics for Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Associate Director Clinical Affairs Pediatric Critical Care

Areas of Interest

  • Cystic Fibrosis, Infant Lung Disease, Asthma, Bronchoscopy
Ioana Cristea, MD

Ioana Cristea, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Broncho Pulmonary Dysplasia, Cystic Fibrosis, Home Ventilation, Health Outcomes
Ameet Daftary, MD

Ameet Daftary, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Aerodigestive Disorders, Neuromuscular Disorders, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Stephanie Davis, MD

Stephanie Davis, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Section: Director Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine Riley Hospital for Children

Areas of Interest

  • The development of outcome measures in the evaluation of early lung disease, especially cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and primary ciliary dyskinesia as well as understanding the early natural history of these diseases.
Deborah Givan, MD

Deborah Givan, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, of Apnea and Sleep Disorder Center
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Lung Problems in Neuromuscular Disease, Infant Apnea, Asthma
Sarah Honaker, Ph.D., HSPP, CBSM

Sarah Honaker, Ph.D., HSPP, CBSM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Behavior Sleep Medicine Specialist
Indiana University School of Medicine
Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Sleep in Pediatric Populations, Behavioral Sleep Interventions, Sleep in Pediatric Primary Care, Parenting Interventions
Michelle S. Howenstine, MD

Michelle S. Howenstine, MD

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Officer (DIO)
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Cystic Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Asthma
Hasnaa Jalou, MD

Hasnaa Jalou, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Asthma
Kirsten Kloepfer, MD

Kirsten Kloepfer, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology. Pediatric Allergy: Food allergy, Rhinitis, Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Food Allergy
Nadia Krupp, MD

Nadia Krupp, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonary - Critical Care, Conditions & Treatments: Asthma
Fred Leickly, MD

Fred Leickly, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Food allergy has been a growing part of the clinical practice, with developed capacity to perform food challenges in a controlled clinical environment. Pollen counting and respiratory allergy, specifically asthma are areas of expertise.
Evans Machogu, MD

Evans Machogu, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • General Pediatric Pulmonology: Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Sickle Cell Anemia
Jeffrey Macke, MD

Jeffrey Macke, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Critical Care, ARDS, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma
Gregory Montgomery, MD

Gregory Montgomery, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Exercise Physiology, Flexible Bronchoscopy
Stacey Peterson-Carmichael, MD

Stacey Peterson-Carmichael, MD

Program Director, Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship
Director, Bronchoscopy Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Bronchoscopy and Medical Education – Fellowship Program Director
Clement Ren, MD, MBA

Clement Ren, MD, MBA

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Areas of Interest: Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Infant and young child lung function testing, asthma, bronchoscopy
John Stevens, MD

John Stevens, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Asthma, cystic fibrosis, recurrent pneumonia, upper airway obstruction. Pulmonary function testing, metabolic exercise testing, flexible bronchoscopy
Rob Tepper, MD

Rob Tepper, MD

Mary Agnes Kennedy and Katheryn Kennedy Weinberger
Professor of Pediatrics, James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children,
Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Lung structure and function as it relates to airway hyper-reactivity, lung growth, and maturation; the effects of chronic mechanical strain upon the mechanical properties of the lung; the effects of lung injury early in life upon growth and airway reactivity.
Michael Tsangaris, MD

Michael Tsangaris, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatric Pulmonology, Rehabilitative Medicine, Flexible Bronchoscopy
Girish Vitalpur, MD

Girish Vitalpur, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Allergy & Immunology (pediatric). Food Allergy, Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Hives, Adverse Drug Reactions, Insect Sting Reactions, Immunotherapy
Andrea Weist, MD

Andrea Weist, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest

  • Asthma, Bronchoscopy, Cystic Fibrosis, Infant Lung Disease, Care of Hispanic patients