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Meet our Team & Executive Committee


Our Team


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Stacey Engster, MD, MS
Medical Director
Phone: 412-692-8506
E-mail: engstersa2@upmc.edu
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Kris Daw, RN, BS
Lead Research Nurse
CCP - Bass Wolfson - Cranberry
Phone: 412-304-9706
E-mail: kristine.daw@chp.edu
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Carrie Fascetti, LSW
Pediatric PittNet Administrator
Phone: 412-648-4197
E-mail: christopherc@upmc.edu
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Diana Kearney, RN, CCRC
Lead Research Nurse
CCP - Bass Wolfson - Cranberry
Phone: 412-304-9706
Fax: 412-692-5807
E-mail: diana.kearney@chp.edu
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Alex Mykita, MA
Research Network Assistant
Phone: 412-864-3458
E-mail: aam140@pitt.edu

Executive Committee Members


Stacey Engster, MD, MS

Pediatric PittNet Medical Director

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pediatrician
General Academic Pediatrics Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Daniel Buysse, MD

Director
CTSI Participant and Clinical Interactions (PCI) Core

Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

James Shaver, MD

Pediatric PittNet Community Practice Representative

Community Preceptor- Continuity Clinic
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Pediatrician
Children’s Community Pediatrics- GIL

Carrie Fascetti, LSW

Pediatric PittNet Administrator
CTSI Integrating Special Populations Liaison

Denise Smalley, BS

Administrative Director
CTSI Participant and Clinical Interactions (PCI) Core

David Brent, MD

Pediatric PittNet Co-Director

Academic Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies

Thomas Lynch, MD

Pediatric PittNet Community Practice Representative

Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pediatrician
Children’s Community Pediatrics- Armstrong

Brian Czervionke, MD, MA

Pediatric PittNet Community Practice Representative

Pediatrician
Children’s Community Pediatrics- Bass Wolfson Pediatrics

Abigail Schlesinger, MD

Medical Director
Children’s Telephonic Psychiatric Consultation Service (TiPS)

Medical Director
Outpatient Behavioral Health and Child and Family Counseling Center

Chief - Behavioral Science Division
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Alejandro Hoberman, MD

Pediatric PittNet Co-Director

President
Children’s’ Community Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Chief
Division of General Academic Pediatrics

Jack L. Paradise Endowed Professor of Pediatric Research

John J. LaBella, MD

Pediatric PittNet Community Practice Representative

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pediatrician
Children’s Community Pediatrics- Shenango

Bradley Kramer, MD

Pediatric PittNet Community Practice Representative

Pediatrician
Children’s Community Pediatrics- Moon, Wexford, and South Fayette

Diana Kearney, RN, CCRC

Pediatric PittNet Nurse Manager

Manager of Clinical Research
General Academic Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC