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Department of Pediatrics Chair

Wade Clapp, MD

Clapp is a neonatologist and physician-scientist with an active lab and NIH grant support focusing on translational research. He was named Chair of Pediatrics in September 2009 and is past director of the MD/PhD program at IU School of Medicine which is now an NIH-designated Medical Scientist Training Program. Clapp was named a Distinguished Professor by Indiana University in 2021 for his service to the University. View full profile.

Leadership Team

Chair, Department of Pediatrics
9949-Clapp, D.

D. W. Clapp, MD

Richard L. Schreiner Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration
13605-Burbage, Bradly

Bradly Burbage

Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration

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Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
14928-Nitu, Mara

Mara E. Nitu, MD, MBA

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for General Pediatrics
15172-Szczepaniak, Dorota

Dorota A. Szczepaniak, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair of Pediatric Education
19172-Byrne, Bobbi

Bobbi J. Byrne, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Basic Science Research
13517-Kapur, Reuben

Reuben Kapur, PhD

Director, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research

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Vice Chair for translational Research
43800-Gaston, Benjamin

Benjamin Gaston, MD

Billie Lou Wood Professor of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair For Clinical Research
13366-Denne, Scott

Scott C. Denne, MD

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics

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Vice Chair for Health Outcomes Research Faculty Development
3005-Carroll, Aaron

Aaron E. Carroll, MD, MS

Chief Health Officer, IU

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Vice Chair of Professional Development and Diversity
21114-Wilson, Shawn

Shawn Wilson, PhD, MA

Director, Professional Development and Diversity

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Administrative Staff

Financial Administration Coordinator

Marilyn Baker

Marilyn is the payroll contact for the department of pediatrics and also works with HR documents.

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Administrative Coordinator

Jackie Dorsett

Jackie provides privileging, enrollment and credentialing support for all providers within the department of pediatrics and works directly with the medical staff office, billing office personnel and credentialing office to ensure provider compliance.  Jackie is also the assistant to Brad Burbage and Judy Hollingsworth.

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Communications Specialist

Ashley Dummer

Ashley is the communications and website contact for the department of pediatrics, as well as the department lead for promotion and tenure.

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Financial Analyst

Corey England

Corey assists with overall financial administration and reporting for the department of pediatrics

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Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Operations

Judy Hollingsworth

Judy handles all clinical operations for the department of pediatrics.

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Director of Finance

Teresa Hutchison

Teresa manages overall financial administration and reporting for the department of pediatrics

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Administrative Assistant
Loren Marano, administrative assistant to Mara Nitu

Loren Marano

Loren is the administrative assistant to Mara Nitu, MD, vice chair for clinical affairs. She also provides support to the rest of the vice chair team.

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Assistant to the  Chair

Kristie Matteson

Kristie manages all things in relation to the chair of pediatrics and also serves as a mentor to many staff within the department.

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Human Resource Specialist

Summer Rozear

Summer is part of the HR team and also serves as the HIPAA liaison for the department of pediatrics.

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Manager of Human Resources

Teresa Shearer

Teresa oversees all human resources functions (benefits, professional development, recruitment for staff and faculty, employee relations, compensation) for the department of pediatrics

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Administrative Assistant

Kirsten Stafford

Kirsten manages the completion of annual reviews in the Chair’s office and is the point person for DMAI. She also coordinates space moves within the department of pediatrics.

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Director, Operations & Research Administration

Zhenming Tan

Tan provides oversight for the department’s academic operations and research administration.

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