Gastroenterology Faculty and Staff
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Gastroenterology Faculty and Staff

Craig A. Friesen
Division Director, Gastroenterology; Medical Director of Abdominal Pain Program; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ruba A. Abdelhadi
Director of GI Resident Education, Pediatric Residency Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Thomas M. Attard
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Julie A. Bass
Medical Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Julia M. Bracken
Medical Director of Nutrition Services; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jose L. Cocjin
Co-Director, GI Motility Program/GI Procedure; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer M. Colombo
Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Fellowship Program Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
James F. Daniel
Director, Liver Care Center; Chief, Section of Hepatology and Transplantation; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ryan T. Fischer
Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Charles  Hodge
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Ding-You  Li
Medical Director of Clinical Services; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Joel D. Lim
Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation Center; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer L. McCullough
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Stephanie L. Page
Director, Eosinophilic Esophagitis Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Charles C. Roberts
Executive Medical Director/Executive Vice President; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
John M. Rosen
Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Associate Fellowship Program Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
William O. San Pablo Jr.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Seth S. Septer
Director, Polyposis Program; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Psychology

Jennifer V. Schurman
Clinical Psychologist; Co-Director, Abdominal Pain Program; Director of Gastroenterology Research; Director of Gastroenterology Psychological Services & Programs; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Amanda D. Deacy
Clinical Psychologist; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Michele H. Maddux
Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Rebecca J. Johnson
Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Matthew C. Wassom
Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellows

Sarah Edwards, MD
Nadia Hijaz, MD
Carrie Reynolds, MD
Valentina Shakhnovich, MD
Katherine Sturgeon, MD

Advanced Practice Nurses

Beth Atkin, MSN, NP-C
Ellen Carpenter, MSN, CPNP
Kathy Christenson, RN, MSN, CPNP
Kacie Kaufman, RN, FNP
Michelle-Lee Moore, MSN, CPNP
Tracy McEnaney, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Kathe Menown, RN, MSN, CPNP
Kim Radford, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC
Kim Tennissen, RN, BC, FNP
Angela Tendick, RN, APRN

Professional Staff

Marty Fairchild, RN, MSN, NE-BC
Kandy Morgan, RN, MSN
Linda Sandridge, RN, BSN
Shawna Ricks, RN, MSN

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