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6489-Ciccarelli, Mary

Mary R. Ciccarelli, MD

Medical Director

Morris Green Professor of Pediatrics

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Natasha McClanahan (Guffey)

Natasha Guffey McClanahan, MSW, LSW

Program Director

Natasha has over 10 years of social work experience ranging from home-based family therapy, medical social work, early childhood systems building and leading quality improvement projects for the State of Indiana. Natasha was the local lead for the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems grant and lead a team of physicians, case managers, parents, and other community partners to analyze, critique and offer solutions to Indiana’s early childhood system. She has participated as an expert panelist at the Infant Mortality Summit in Indianapolis, presented at the Indiana Chapter National Association of Social Workers on social work’s key role in early childhood systems change, and has coordinated over 15 organizations to be trained on Be Strong Families Parent Café model here in Indianapolis.

17806-Swick, Alyssa

Alyssa D. Swick, MD

Assistant Medical Director

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Melissa Pangelinan

Melissa Pangelinan, PhD

Director of Research and Program Evaluation, Associate Professor, IU School of Public Health, IC4 Director of Research and Program Evaluation

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Katharina M. Weber, MD

Assistant Medical Director, Assistant Professor of Clinical Research

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Lorena Flaa, BSN, RN

Nursing Care Coordinator Manager

Lorena has more than 35 years of pediatric nursing experience in hospital, home health, and education environments. The focus of the past ten years of her career has been on care coordination services for children, youth, and adults with special health care needs.

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Christen M. Prible, MD

Assistant Medical Director, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Karen Rundall, MSN, RN

Nursing Care Coordinator Coach

Karen joined IC4 as a Care Coordinator in 2021 then became a Care Coordinator Coach in 2022 after 34 years working as a Pediatric Nurse. Her focus over the past 24 years has been care coordination services for children and youth with special health care needs and serving as the Director over Clinical and Augmentative Services with the KY Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs. Within this position she provided leadership for the Agency’s collaboration with Kentucky’s Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) to provide Nursing consultation for their Medically Complex Foster Care Support program along with grant oversight and supervision for KY Family to Family Health Information Centers and Early Hearing and Detection Intervention programs across Kentucky.

Satpreet Dhaliwal

Satpreet Dhaliwal, MHA

Administrative Financial Manager

Satpreet joined IC4 in 2022 after completing her MHA from Maryville University. Her areas of interest include process improvement, project management, and standardization. She aspires to contribute meaningful work to improve access to care for patients in underserved and vulnerable populations.

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Holly Paauwe

Curriculum Manager and Community Liaison

Holly is an active family representative with over 18 years of lived experience as caregiver of an individual with medical and developmental complexity. Professional and personal experience includes systems change advocacy, program development and coordination, systems navigation, family to family support and mentorship, residency rotation coordination and education on family perspectives in Community Pediatrics and Developmental Behavior Pediatrics, care coordination, and parent/patient-provider partnership building, developed across a variety of settings, including national disability organizations, family-to-family programs, various councils, committees and boards of directors, and academic medicine/training programs. As the Curriculum Manager and Community Liaison for the Indiana Complex Care Collaborative (IC4), Holly supports the development, standardization, dissemination, evaluation, and ongoing maintenance and improvement of the program’s curricula.

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Sam Love, BSN, RN

Nursing Care Coordinator Coach

Sam has more than 35 years of nursing experience working in a variety of settings including transition services for children with special health care needs, home health care, and clinical research and regulatory areas. She strives to improve individualized, comprehensive care for individuals with medical complexity and intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

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Erika Thomison, LSW, MSW

Patient and Family Engagement Manager

Erika joined the IC4 team in the spring of 2023. She earned both her Bachelor and Master of Social work degrees from the IU School of Social Work. As a parent of children with complex medical needs, she has spent more than 25 years navigating the world of complex care. Pairing her social work skills, her background knowledge, and her passion for improving systems of care, she hopes to make meaningful contributions towards equitable care for families across the state.

Leadership Team

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Christine Hennessy

Indiana Family to Family Director of Programs

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Kristi Linson, MLD

Indiana Children with Special Healthcare Services Director

Indiana Department of Health

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Maria Finnell, MD

Indiana FSSA Chief Medical Officer

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Katherine Tavitian

Indiana FSSA Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Implementation Director

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Cynthia Nassim, MD

Physician Champion Emeritus from All IN Pediatrics

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Laura Thieme, MD

Physician Champion at Witham Pediatrics

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Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee convenes quarterly as a full group to link statewide stakeholders into a community of practice for care coordination, with particular focus on service delivery for children with medical complexity and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. IC4 hosts monthly subgroup meetings for waiver management agencies, related community services and health system and payer groups. The overarching goal is to promote the sharing of current knowledge and best practices, as well as to stimulate critical thinking and analysis to increase effectiveness in the delivery of care coordination across systems of care.