Staff and Trainees

Staff

Thuy Beam, RN

Thuy Beam, RN

Rheumatology Nurse
Jeanette Boland, RN

Jeanette Boland, RN

Rheumatology Nurse (part-time)
Julie Reusser, RN

Julie Reusser, RN

Rheumatology Nurse (part-time)
Jennifer Justus, RN

Jennifer Justus, RN

Rheumatology Nurse (part-time)
Rhonda Barclay, RN

Rhonda Barclay, RN

Rheumatology Nurse
Amy Rakestraw, MS PT MPH

Amy Rakestraw, MS PT MPH

Research Team
Martha Compton

Martha Compton

Office Administrator
Fellowship Coordinator
Beth Arnold

Beth Arnold

Administrative Assistant
Lindsay Hacker

Lindsay Hacker

Administrative Assistant
Sheri Cravens

Sheri Cravens

Administrative Assistant

Our Trainees

Ellen Go, MD

Ellen Go, MD

Fellow

Ellen started her fellowship in July 2014 after finishing her residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Go studied pharmacology in college, and her research interest is in understanding how and Why some patients respond to one medication, but not to another. She applied for and was Awarded a two-year Clinical Pharmacology fellowship. She will spend her next two years pursuing research on an aspect of clinical pharmacology related to individual variations in Response to medications in pediatric rheumatology.

Past Trainees

Michael Blakley, MD

Michael Blakley, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
University Hospital
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Stacey Tarvin, MD MS

Stacey Tarvin, MD MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

 

Kara Schmidt, MD, FAAP, FACR

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Louisville – Pediatric Rheumatology
Louisville, KY

 

Andrew Laskey, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Specialist

Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
Portland, OR

We at Riley Rheumatology are very proud of the post-doctoral fellows we have trained through the years. The list above are physicians who have completed the training program in Pediatric Rheumatology with their current professional positions. All are involved in clinical practice, medical education, and participate in collaborative clinical research efforts as well.