Faculty Research

Cheston M. Berlin, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Zissis C. Chroneos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Stephen E. Cyran, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Sinisa Dovat, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Translational Research for the Four Diamonds Pediatric Cancer Research Center
Director, Translational Research, Pediatric Oncology Experimental Therapeutics Program
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Pharmacology

Joanna Floros, Ph.D.
Evan Pugh Professor of Pediatrics

Deepa Kolaseri Krishnadas, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Kim Kopenhaver Doheny, Ph.D., CNNP
Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics

Benjamin Levi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Humanities

Barbara A. Miller, M.D.
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Professor, Pediatrics and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics

John E. Neely, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Humanities, and Family and Community Medicine

Charles Palmer, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Ian M. Paul, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences
Associate Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics

Linda B. Pauliks, M.D., FAAP, FACC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

David S. Phelps, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Patricia Silveyra, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Neal J. Thomas, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Akif Undar, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Surgery and Bioengineering

Howard S. Weber, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics

Kim Kopenhaver Haidet, Ph.D., CNNP

Kim Kopenhaver Haidet, Ph.D., CNNP

Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics


  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Contact Information:


  • Medical Education, Pennsylvania State University
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, National Institutes of Health, NINR, Intramural, 2006.
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, Biobehavioral Health, 2005.
  • R.N.C., Neonatal NP, 1989.
  • C.R.N.P., Neonatal, 1989.
  • M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania, Perinatal Nursing, 1989.
  • B.S. with Distinction, Pennsylvania State University, Nursing, 1986.
  • A.B., Franklin & Marshall College, Science, 1982.

Research Interests:

  • Developmental psychobiology
  • Perinatal/neonatal care
  • Parent-infant interactions and family dynamics
  • Infants' biobehavioral responses and health outcomes
  • Gene variants and neurobehavioral regulation

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