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Meet Our Team

Parents and families can reach the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) team by calling 216-778-5918.

Physicians

     

John J. Moore, MD
Head, Division of Neonatology
Director, Neonatal Fellowship Program
Professor, Pediatrics and Reproductive Biology,
Case Western Reserve University
Director, Cleveland Regional Code Pink Resuscitation Training Program

     
     

Marc F. Collin, MD
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University

     
     

Deepak Kumar, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University

     
     

Maroun J. Mhanna, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University

     
   

Biju Thomas, MBBS, MRCPCH, MS, FAAP
Director, Pediatric Grand Rounds
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University

 
     

Neonatal Nutritionist

   

Sharon Lee Groh-Wargo, PhD, RD, LD 
Professor of Pediatrics and Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University

 

Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

    Jennifer D'Atri, CNNP
Contact: jdatri@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax)

Education: 
MS, NNP Ohio State University
BSN Walsh University                 

Board Certifications: RN, Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Certifications:  CREC, NRP Instructor

     
    Sheila Gesing, CNNP
Contact: sgesing@metrohealth.org
Cinical Faculty, Case Western Reserve University, 
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Education:  MSN University of Akron
Board Certifications: NCC
Certifications:  NRP Instructor, BLS
Associations: OAAPN, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, Academy of Neonatal Nurses

     
    Kathleen Kaper, RN, MS, NNP-BC
Contact: kkaper@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax)

Education: 
BSN: Mount Carmel College of Nursing
MSN, NNP: The Ohio State University

Board Certifications: RN, Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Certifications:  NRP
Associations: ANN

     
    Victoria Lister, CNNP
Contact: vlister@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax)

Education:
BSN: Mercy College of Northwest Ohio 
MSN, NNP: CWRU, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Board Certifications: NCC
Certifications:  NRP Instructor, BLS, Ohio Board of Nursing, Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner NCC
Associations: National Association of Neonatal Nurses

     
    Marie McDonnell, CNNP
Contact: mmcdonnell@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax) 

Education:
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing: MSN
Columbus Children's Hospital: NNP Certificate
Ursuline College: BSN

Board Certifications: NCC,
Certifications: NRP Instructor

     
    Chanel Nida, CNNP
Contact: cnida@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax)

Education: BSN: Ursuline College, Ohio
MSN, NNP: CWRU, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Board Certifications: NCC
Certifications: NRP Provider, BLS, Ohio Board of Nursing, Certified Neonatal Nurse Practitioner NCC
Associations: National Association of Neonatal Nurses
     
    Kristin Smith, CNNP
Contact: ksmith@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax) 

Education:
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing: MSN , NNP
Kent State University: BSN

Board Certifications: RN, NCC
Certifications: NRP Instructor

     
    Julie Zupancic, CNNP
Contact: jzupancic@metrohealth.org, 216-778-5918 (Phone), 216-778-1520 (Fax)

Education:
NNP
Bowling Green University: BSN

Board Certifications: RN, NCC
Certifications: NRP Instructor

Nursing Team

    Connie Eggleston, RN, BSN, MSN
Nurse Manager, NICU
     
    Paula Jacomin, RN, BSN
Assistant Nurse Manager, NICU
     
    Julie Medas, RN, MSN, APRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
 

Administrative Team

    Rosann Prudhoe
Fellowship Coordinator

E-mail: rprudhoe@metrohealth.org
Phone: 216-778-5946
Fax: 216-778-3252
     
    Sandra "Sandy" Marsik
Secretary

E-mail: smarsik@metrohealth.org  
Phone: 216-778-4518
Fax: 216-778-3252
 

NICU Discharge Coordinator

    Debbie Lawson, LPN
Coordinator NICU Discharge and Special Care Clinic

E-mail: dlawson@metrohealth.org
Phone: 216-778-3882
Fax: 216-778-3252
     

CONTACT US

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Phone: 216-778-5918
Fax: 216-778-1520

MetroHealth Medical Center
2nd Floor (Take Elevator A or B)
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44109-1998

Neonatology 
Phone: 216-778-5946
Fax: 216-778-3252

MetroHealth Medical Center
Room 257, Old Research Building
2nd Floor (Take Elevator D)
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, Ohio 44109-1998
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