About Us

Executive Steering Committee

Provides strategic direction for the Network, oversees progress on existing projects, and facilitates collaboration within Network sites and with external colleagues

George Mazariegos, MD – Chair

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Jim Squires, MD – Clinical Lead

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Asad Zaman, MHA

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Jonathan Szolna, MSW

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Emily Perito, MD

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Steven Lobritto, MD

Columbia University Medical Center

Elizabeth Eisenberg

Patient & Family Voice Co-Chair

External Advisory Panel

Provides expert consultation to advance the Network’s mission and vision and supports SNEPT by assessing network sustainability and providing insights for improvement. The Panel includes healthcare, technology, and translational science experts from around the United States.

Evan Facher, PhD, MBA

Innovation Institute

University of Pittsburgh

Sherrie Logan

SPLIT PFEP

John Maier, MD, PhD

Innovation Institute

University of Pittsburgh

Melissa McQueen

Transplant Families

Matthew Miller

JumpStart Inc.

Tami Minnier, RN, MSN

UPMC

David Palmer

Rewyndr

Tony Pillari

Milken Institute

Dean Pomerleau, PhD

Carnegie Mellon University

Eugene Ravenell, PhD

Facilitation Plus

Sarah Sampsel

SLSampsel Consulting, LLC

Drew Schiller

Validic

Timothy Stevens, MA, RN

Guidry & East, LLC

Joy Starzl, Founding Members

Chatham College

Cindy Citrone, Founding Member

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