Cystic Fibrosis Center Doctors and Staff

David M. Orenstein, MD

Director, Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center
Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Professor of Cystic Fibrosis, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Professor of Health and Physical Education Activity (Exercise Physiology), University of Pittsburgh School of Education Affiliate Faculty Member, University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law Principal Investigator (Pediatrics), Therapeutics Development Center (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation)
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Daniel J. Weiner, MD

Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
Co-Director, The Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Joseph M Pilewski, MD

Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
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Joel H. Weinberg, MD

Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
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Sangeeta S. Chakravorty, MD, Dip. ABSM

Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jonathan D. Finder, MD

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director, The Children's Home
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Jay K. Kolls, MD

Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Vice Chair for Translational Research
Interim NIH T32 Program Director, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
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Geoffrey Kurland, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Lung Transplantation
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Hiren Vidyadhar Muzumdar, MD

Co-Director, Pediatric Sleep Evaluation Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pediatric Pulmonology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Visiting Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh
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Michael M. Myerburg, MD

Adult Cystic Fibrosis
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Keven M. Robinson, MD

Adult Cystic Fibrosis
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Jonathan E. Spahr, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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John M Broyles, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Cystic Fibrosis Program Coordinators

Diane Schachner, RN, MSN
Pediatric CF Program

Janice Matisko, RN, BSN
Pediatric CF Program

Connie Richless, RN, MSN
Adult CF Program

Pulmonology Fellows

Traci Kazmerski, MD
Sylvia Szentpetery, MD
Sandeep Puranik, MD
Anjani Ravindra, MD
Robert Abood, MD

Clinical Support Staff

Denise Shuttleworth
Manager

Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner

Lori Holt, RN, CRNP

Pulmonary Nurses

Pediatric Nurses

Andrea Dickerson, RN
Jackie Evakich, RN, BSN
Maria Kish, RN, BSN, Manager 
Debbie McGuire, RN, BSN
Diane Scott, RN, BSN  

Adult Program Nurses

Sandy Dunbar, RN
Carolyn Walker, RN

Research Staff

Elizabeth Hartigan, RN, MPH, Manager
Sandy Hurban, RN, BSN
Kathy Iurlano, RN, BSN
Erin Kasubinski, RN, BSN

Social Workers

Elizabeth Germana, MSW
Pediatric

Marybeth Kennedy, MSW
Pediatric

Sarah Malone, MSW
Adult

Registered Dietitians

Kim Autore, RD
Beth Lytle, RD
Stephanie Mitchell, RD 
Iris Yann, RD

Respiratory Therapists

Kristen Foulk, RRT
Beth Hayes, RRT
Maria Latanzi, RT 
MaryBeth Lockwich, RRT
Reid Masi, RT 
Becky Mutich, CRT, BS 
Shana Parr, RT 
Paul Rebovich, MS, Coordinator, Exercise Laboratory
Dane Stafford, RT 
Steve Walczak, RRT  

Support Staff

Josie Boyd
Senior Administrative Assistant

Terri Fisher
Secretary

Melisa Kennedy
Administrative Coordinator

Cathy Opalko
Scheduler