Course Director

Louise S. Kiessling, MD, FAAP
Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence, RI

Guest Faculty

Michael Cooperstock, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Child Health
University of Missouri Health Care | Columbia, MO

Madeleine W. Cunningham, PhD
George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Presbyterian Health Foundation Presidential Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, College of Medicine
Oklahoma City, OK

Jenny Frankovich Sargent, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford Children’s Health | Palo Alto, CA

Christine J. Harling-Berg, PhD
Member of the Medical Research Committee
Progeria Research Foundation | Peabody, MA

Mady Hornig, MA, MD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Director of Translational Research Center for Infection and Immunity
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health | New York, NY

Paul Knopf, PhD
Charles A. and Helen B. Stuart Professor Emeritus of Medical Science
Brown University | Providence, RI

James F. Leckman, MD, PhD
Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Psychology
The Child Study Center Yale University
Attending Physician | Yale-New Haven Medical Center | New Haven, CT

Tanya K. Murphy, MD, MS
Maurice A. and Thelma P. Rothman Chair of Developmental Pediatrics
Director and Professor
Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry
University of South Florida | Saint Petersburg, FL

Susan E. Swedo, MD
Chief, Pediatrics and Developmental Neuroscience Branch
National Institute of Mental Health | Bethesda, MD

Kyle A. Williams, MD
Instructor in Psychiatry | Harvard Medical School
Director, Pediatric Neuropsychiatry and Immunology Program
Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, MA

Xiangping Zhou, MD, PhD
Clinical Fellow | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute of Health | Bethesda, MD 

Planning Committee

Carol Baum-Gupta, MD
New England Pediatric Institute for Neurodevelopment
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island | Pawtucket, RI

Madeleine W. Cunningham, PhD

Paul George, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI

Louise S. Kiessling, MD, FAAP

Edward G. Stopa, MD
Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Neurology
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI

Maria Sullivan, BS
Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University | Providence, RI

Susan E. Swedo, MD

Kyle A. Williams, MD