NACFC Research Review :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Shaping the Future of Cystic Fibrosis Care

Learn more about how the Section of Pulmonary Medicine is leading the way in the advancement of clinical care and research for patients with cystic fibrosis.

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Nationwide Children’s Participation at NACFC


  • April Hunt, MS- Quality Improvement and Best Practices in Clinical Research
  • Clarissa Pape, RD- An RD’s Role in Developing a Pediatric to Adult Transition Program


  • Michelle Hjelm, MD– Mental Health Screening as Part of Routine Adult Cystic Fibrosis Visits: A Quality Improvement Project
  • April Hunt, MS– Utilizing a Regulatory Coordinator to Improve Site Clinical Trial Participation
  • Benjamin T. Kopp, MD – CFTR Modulator Impact on Macrophage Function
  • Christopher J. Nemastil; Mary Dell, MD; and Linda Humston–QTC Intervals in CF Patients Receiving Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
  • Grace R. Paul, MD; Kimberly J. Novak, PharmD; Christopher J. Nemastil, BA, BS; Michael Brady, MD; Stephanie Stack-Simone, BA, BS, CIC; Amy Leber, Ph.D.; and Stella Antonara, PhD– Identification of Mycobacterium Porcinum in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis: Pathogen or Contaminant?
  • Sneha Varkki, MD; Sumita Danda, MD; Jude J Fleming, PhD; Don Hayes, Jr, MD; Mark Splaingard, MD; and Grace R. Paul, MD– Cystic Fibrosis Experience From a Tertiary Medical Center in Southern India


  • Mark Minor, MD– Digestive Enzyme Cartridge (Relizorbtm) During Continuous Enteral Feeds Among Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Judy Pitts, CPNP;Terri Johnson, RN; Diana Gilmore, CCRP; Mike Drexel;Clarissa Pape, RD; LeeAnna Shepherd, RT; Deanne Seymour, LISW; Amy Wood, RN; Brian Maynard; John Heintz, MD; Mary Lynn Dell, MD; and Karen McCoy, MD–Successes Accomplished in the Development of a Transition Program for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Learn more about the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Nationwide Children’s.

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