Our Team

Director

Division Chief of Child Abuse Pediatrics

Clinical Child Protection Team

  • Brian Allen, Psy. D., Director, Mental Health Services
  • Bethany Arnold, LCSW, Outpatient Therapist
  • Kathryn Crowell, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Cassie Dickmann, M.Ed., Outpatient Therapist
  • Kent Hymel, M.D., Child Abuse Pediatrician
  • Heather Hoffman, M.S.W., Care Coordination

Manager

  • Patricia Verdon, Ed.S.

Other Center Members

(Penn State Hershey affiliation unless otherwise noted)

  • Karen L. Bierman, Ph.D.,  Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Penn State
  • Kathy Bieschke,Ph.D., Professor, Education
  • Danielle Boal, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
  • Kelly Cappos, R.N., B.S.N., Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program
  • Gary D. Ceneviva, M.D., Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Robert Cilley, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Director, Pediatric Trauma Program
  • Margaret Clanagan, B.S., Program Associate, Medical Education, Penn State College of Medicine
  • Sue Cromwell, Ph.D., Director of Workplace Learning and Performance in the Office of Human Resources
  • Carie D'Agata, M.D., Residency Program Assistant Director; Assistant Professor, Division of Women's Health
  • Michael Dettorre, D.O., Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
  • Mark Dias, M.D., Professor of Neurosurgery, Vice Chair, Clinical Neurosurgery, Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Director, Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program
  • James DiPerna, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education
  • Brett W. Engbrecht, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Mark Feinberg, Ph.D., Center on Prevention Research, Family Foundations Program
  • Paula George, M.D., Director, Children's Resource Center, Pinnacle Health
  • Margaret Grey, MPH, Director of Policy and Administration, Network on Child Maltreatment
  • Mark T. Greenberg Ph.D., Bennett Chair of Prevention Research, Penn State
  • Cindy Greene, L.S.W., Social Worker, Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Marianne Hillemeier, Ph.D., Associate Director, Population Research Institute; Associate Professor, Health Policy and Administration, Demography, Penn State
  • A. Craig Hillemeier, M.D., Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, Penn State College of Medicine; Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
  • Lucy Johnston-Walsh, J.D., M.S.W., Director, Center on Children and the Law, Penn State Law
  • Marie Killian R.N., B.S.N., Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program
  • Steven Lucking, M.D., Professor, Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care
  • Doris MacKenzie, Ph.D., Justice Center for Research
  • Jonathan Marks, J.D., Associate Professor of Bioethics, Humanities, and Law; Associate Director of the Rock Ethics Institute; and Director of the Bioethics Program, Penn State
  • Susan McHale, Ph.D., Director, Children Youth and Families Consortium; Director Social Science Research Institute, Penn State
  • Sosamma Methratta, M.D., associate professor of radiology, pediatric radiology specialist
  • Jesse Middaugh, M.S., Director, Information Sciences & Technology Program, Penn State Harrisburg
  • Claudia Mincemoyer, Ph.D., Director Better Kid Care
  • Jennie Noll, Ph.D., Professor, Health Development and Family Studies
  • Barbara Ostrov, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Pediatrician-in-Chief; Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Brian Rabian, Clinic Director of Child and Adolescent Service, Penn State Psychology Clinic, Penn State
  • Dorothy Rocourt, M.D., Department of Pediatric Surgery
  • Carroll Rottmund, R.N., B.S.N., Pennsylvania Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program
  • Sue Rzucidlo, R.N. Pediatric Trauma and Injury Prevention Program Manager
  • Chad Shenk, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, Health Development and Family Studies
  • Beverly Shirk, R.N. Pediatric Trauma Care Coordinator
  • Gary Shuey, M.S.W., Social Work Supervisor, Center on Children and the Law, Penn State Law
  • Edward A. Smith, Dr. P.H., Interim Director, Prevention Research Center, Penn State
  • Bonnie Weaver, R.N., M.S.N, C.C.R.N., Clinical Nurse Educator, Pediatric Intensive Care