• Meet the Team

    The Mayerson Center staff evaluates, treats and prevents child maltreatment. The staff consists of Cincinnati police and sheriff officers, Department of Human Services workers and a victim advocate from the Hamilton County prosecutor's office, along with Cincinnati Children's staff of physicians, nurses and social workers. It collaborates and expedites the diagnosis and investigation of child abuse allegations. Mandated agencies throughout the region also can utilize the center and its resources. For information or appointments call our main line 513-636-7233.

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    Robert Allan Shapiro, MD Director, Child Abuse Team / Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children 513-636-0037

    A photo of Heather Bensman.

    Heather E. Bensman, PsyD Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology 513-636-4336

    A photo of Elena Duma.
    A photo of Mary Greiner.

    Mary V. Greiner, MD Director, CHECK Foster Care Clinic 513-636-9979

    A photo of Kathi Makoroff.

    Kathi L. Makoroff, MD Fellowship Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics 513-636-0037

    A photo of Erica Pearl Messer.

    Erica Pearl Messer, PsyD Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology / Mayerson Center 513-636-4336

    A photo of Julie Tiemeier.

    Julie M. Tiemeier, PsyD Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology 513-636-4336

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    April Barker-Casey, LISW Social Worker, Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children 513-803-4773

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    Tracy L. Colliers, MSW, LSW Social Worker, Mayerson Center for Safe & Healthy Children 513-636-7463

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    Andrea E. Richey, LSW Social Worker, Mayerson Center for Safe & Healthy Children 513-636-0786

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    Cecilia C. Freihofer, LISW Social Worker / Forensic Interviewer, Mayerson Center for Safe & Healthy Children 513-636-0033

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    Alexandra Kruthaupt Social Work Assistant, Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children 513-636-9201

    A photo of Heidi Malott.

    Heidi A. Malott, LISW-S Clinical Program Manager, Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children 513-636-0039

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    Andrea C. Powers, MSW, LISW Social Worker II, Division of Social Services 513-803-0592