Faculty and Staff Directory

Terry Vanden Hoek, MD, Head and Chief of Service 

Heather Prendergast, MD, Professor, Co-Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, Associate Head for Academic Affairs  (CT)

E. Bradshaw Bunney, MD, Professor, Associate Head Clinical Affairs/Residency Director (CT)

Rhea Begeman, BSN, MS, Director of Administration

 

Amit Arwindekar, MD, Director of Operations, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Seema Awatramani, MD, Assistant Professor (CT), Peds 

Sukhi Bain, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, IM/EM 
Stephen Brown, MSW, LCSW, Director of Preventive Emergency Medicine

Stacey Chamberlain, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 

Christopher Colbert, DO, Assistant Residency Director, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Joseph Colla, MD, Assistant Professor and Director of EM Ultrasound, Section Chief-O'hare, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Fellowship Director

Marina Del Rios, Assistant Professor (CT)

Wesley Eilbert, MD, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 

Sandra Lucia Escobar, AHEAD 

Leah Finkel, MD, Assistant Professor (CT)

Lisa Gehm, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Pavitra Kotini-Shah, MD, Assistant Professor (CT)

Chun-Pei Lee, VST Research Associate

Jing Li, MD, Research Associate Professor (RT)

Janet Lin, MD, MPH, Associate Professor (CT) and Assistant Director, International & Global Health (CT)

Timothy Meehan, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Toxicology

Adam Rodos, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, IM/EM 

Shana Ross, MD, Assistant Professor (CT)

David Snow, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Assistant Residency Director

Trevonne Thompson, MD, Associate Professor (CT), Toxicology Fellow Director, Assistant Dean for Resident Planning 

Carissa Tyo, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine 

John Williams, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Xiangdong Zhu, MD, Research Associate Professor 

 

Assistant to Head                                                

Jennifer Ytem              

Human Resources
Kimberly Taylor, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP


Business Administrative Associate

Benjamin Gonzalez San Martin, MS 


Lead Privilege & Credentialing Specialist
Briana Laird

Purchasing                                               

Hardik Joshi 

Billing
Jean Dietz
Margie Ferrante


Residency Coordinators

Kimberly Goodman
Denise Robertson

Director of Research

Sara W. Heinert, MPH


Illinois Heart Rescue Project

Terri Campbell,Senior Research Specialist, Medtronic
Claus Johnson
Daisy Zamora

Project HEAL
Cammeo Mauntel-Medici, MPH, Associate Director
Kerry Bartley Day, BA, HCV Patient Care Coordinator
Sara Baghikar, MD, MPH, Quality and Evaluation Manager
Anajan Bairavi Maheshwaran, Data Manager

Champions Program
Natalia Suarez, MA, Champions Program Manager

Selina Kowalski, MPH, Champions Evaluation Manager


O'Hare Clinic
Rose Ferri
Alba Gaitan
Saman Idris
Eliza Palmiano

Information Technology

Joel Catausan

Emergency Med APN’s

Marlene Angelico 
Tracie Clisby
Jennifer Dugal
Dana Lewis
Laura Meehan 
Edgar Sarmiento
Deborah Walsh 

 
Clinical Decision Unit APN's
Amber Nieland-Braithwaite
Ursula Scislicka-Budz
Donna Camit
Katherine Cappitelli
Teresa Fitzgerald 
Hala Ismail 
Elizabeth Janostaek
Shannon Jeffrey
Lisa Landers
Vicki Moy
Joan Okojie
Elisabeth Schrieber
Kimberly Yormack