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Frank Biro, MDProfessor of PediatricsDivision of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterEmail: email@example.comPhone: 513-636-8602
Recognized nationally as a clinician, educator and investigator in the field of adolescent medicine. His research interests focus on the impact of pubertal development on health and illness. Current work includes studies to evaluate bone development during puberty, the mechanisms responsible for pubertal changes from exposure to chemicals and other endocrine disruptors, and how physical maturation and activity impact the development of risk factors for adult medical problems such as cancer and heart disease.
Anita Southwick, MPAEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgBCERP role: Clinical research supervisor
Has a master’s degree in Executive Leadership and Organizational change and is a Certified Clinical Research Professional. She is responsible for assisting the research coordinators and Principal Investigator in project planning and aids in overall study coordination including training of new staff members and attending clinic as needed. She is also responsible for IRB and regulatory compliance.
Christine Mosbaugh, MPHEmail: email@example.comBCERP role: Clinical research coordinator
Coordinates most aspects of the study. Clinic duties mostly include anthropometrics, collecting urine and front desk duties. She is also a member of the Growing Up Female Retention Committee and Advisory Board.
Anne Heeman, BSEmail: Anne.Heeman@cchmc.orgBCERP role: Clinical research coordinator
Responsible for maintaining biospecimens, coding and scanning data to the coordinating center and performing anthropometric measures at clinic sessions.
Veronica RatliffResearch Associate Department of Environmental Health, the University of Cincinnati, and Clinical Research Coordinator, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBCERP role: Administrator assistant
Assists in all aspects of the study, responsible for scheduling clinic visit, check and check out window at clinic visits, member of the community outreach and translational core, member of the parent advisory committee. Oversight for bi-annual newsletter.
Susan Meierjohan, NP
Trained in maturation assessment (Tanner staging). She performs maturation assessments for the study.
Brandy HenryBCERP Role: Medical assistant
Responsible for urine collection at clinic visits.
Justin Bates, MABCERP role: Data manager
Day-to-day data management, cleaning data, creating summary variables and performing general statistics.
Gail Greenburg, RN, and Peggy Monroe BCERP role: Advocate collaborators of COTC Monroe (a breast cancer survivor) and Greenburg serve as contacts for breast cancer advocates and community. They represent BCERP at local, regional and national meetings with Frank Biro, MD, or when he is unavailable. They participate on national committees and in a variety of COTC activities. They also work with the team’s science writer to publish findings in lay terms.
Lora Arduser, PhDBCERP role: Science writer Works with the scientific team and the members of the COTC on writing and publishing research findings in venues for the general public.
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