Advisory Council for Kansas Newborn Screening


Next Meeting is Scheduled For:

Date: September 17, 2020
Time: 10am – 2pm
Locale: Virtual/On-line


Council Charter

Charter of the Kansas Advisory Council on Newborn Screening

Voting Members

Emily Barr
Clinical Dietician
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

Carolina Beltran, MD
Pediatric Genetics
Wesley Medical Center

Kourtney Bettinger
Pediatric Faculty
KU Medical Center

Grace Brouillette, DO
Pediatrician
KU Medical Center

Merlin Butler, MD, PhD
Medical Genetics
KU Medical Center

Jennifer Gannon, MD
Pediatric Genetics
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

Selina Gierer, MD
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
KU Medical Center

Laurie Gwyn, MD
Pediatrician
Wesley Medical Center

Shobana Kubendran, MBBS, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor-Council Vice Chair
Wesley Medical Center

Michelle Leeker
Parent Advocate
Baldwin City, KS

Michael Lewis, MD
Cystic Fibrosis Consultant
Kansas City, KS

Thomas Loew, MD
Pediatric Hematologist
KU Medical Center

Karey Padding
Parent Advocate
Andover, KS

Susan Pence, MD
Pediatrician
Pittsburg, KS

Meghan Strenk, MS, CGC
Medical Ethics
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

Jessica Vail
Certified Midwife
Kansas Midwives Assoc.

Julie Wellner, RN
KU Pediatric Clinic
Wichita, KS

Britton Zuccarelli, MD
Pediatric Neurologist
Salina Regional Health Center