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Maddy Fair, BA

Maddy Fair, BA

Maddy Fair is a clinical research coordinator for the Mitchell Lab.

Marni J. Falk, MD

Marni J. Falk

Dr. Falk is a Clinical Geneticist who serves as executive director of the Mitochondrial Medicine Frontier Program. Her translational research lab investigates the causes and global metabolic consequences of mitochondrial disease, as well as targeted therapies, in C. elegans, zebrafish, mouse, and human tissue models of genetic-based respiratory chain dysfunction.

Jian Meng Fan

Jian Meng Fan

Jian Meng Fan is a research technician III in Dr. Kurre’s Laboratory.

Allison Fantauzzi, MBA

Allison Fantauzzi

Allison Fantauzzi, MBA,  joined CHOP in 2020 and serves as administrative director for the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine.

Madison Fecher, BS

Madison Fecher

Madison Fecher (she/her) works at the Center for Autism Research (CAR) as a clinical research coordinator looking at early social and motor development in autism.

Kristen A. Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHPR, FAAP

Kristen A. Feemster

Dr. Feemster's research includes vaccine acceptance among parents and immunization providers, community-based interventions to improve vaccine uptake, neighborhood factors associated with the incidence of pertussis and influenza, and healthcare-associated respiratory infection in the pediatric ambulatory setting.

Joel Fein, MD, MPH

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Dr. Fein conducts youth violence prevention research and has been the principal investigator (PI) or co-investigator of numerous federally funded projects addressing the youth violence epidemic through mixed-methods research, particularly community-based, participatory research (CBPR). He is currently the PI for a NICHD-funded study looking at the impact of a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prevention program on assault-injured youth and their families.

Carolyn A. Felix, MD

Carolyn A. Felix

Dr. Felix uses molecular, biochemical, cellular and in vivo methods to investigate the pathobiology of leukemias with KMT2A (MLL) translocations. Leukemias with these translocations affect infants and young children or occur as a complication of type II topoisomerase (TOP2) poison chemotherapies used for anti-cancer treatment. She aims to develop better treatment and prevention approaches for these leukemias, which have a poor prognosis.

Daria Ferro, MD

Daria F. Ferro

Dr. Ferro is a clinical informatician, pediatrician, researcher, and strategic systems thinker dedicated to demonstrably better outcomes for patients, families, and healthcare teams. She is course director for the informatics & quality improvement rotation in the Clinical Informatics Fellowship and co-leads CHOP's Innovation Ecosystem.

Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH

Chris Feudtner

Dr. Feudtner's research strives to advance the well-being of pediatric patients with complex chronic conditions and serious, often rare, illnesses, and to promote the well-being of their families. Along with his colleagues, Dr. Feudtner is conducting studies focusing on pediatric palliative care, complex care, the impact on families of pediatric serious illness, and pediatric medical ethics.

Evan S. Fieldston, MD, MBA, MSHP

Evan S. Fieldston

Dr. Fieldston focuses on evidence-based management aimed at delivering high-value care and the impact of operational issues on patient outcomes. His academic work included investigating associations between patient flow, care models, workload and occupancy levels, and resource utilization on the quality of healthcare delivered to children, particularly those in the hospital, as well as healthcare value and value education.

Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE

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Dr. Fiks’ research is aimed at improving outcomes for ambulatory pediatric patients through primary care, practice-based scholarship with a focus on improving health and healthcare decision-making through health information technology.

Hayden Fisher, BS

Hayden Fisher

Hayden Fishes is a research technician in the Optical Neuroimaging Laboratory.

Brian T. Fisher, DO, MPH, MSCE

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Dr. Fisher's research focuses on infections in children with immunocompromising conditions. He is particularly interested in infections in children with cancer and serves as the chair of the Infectious Disease Domain within the Children’s Oncology Group.

Julie C. Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, MSCE

Julie C. Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald's research focuses on the impact of pediatric sepsis on renal dysfunction. She examines biomarkers that may be helpful in predicting renal dysfunction in septic acute kidney injury, and the impact of resuscitative therapies and pharmacometrics in sepsis on the development of sepsis-related renal dysfunction.

Alan W. Flake, MD

Alan W. Flake

Dr. Flake is a general pediatric surgeon with a clinical and research focus on prenatal treatment ranging from the fetal surgical repair of anatomic anomalies to prenatal stem cell and gene therapy. He has extensive experience in developing rodent, canine, and sheep models for in utero transplantation and for investigating fetal surgery for anatomic malformations.

Dustin Daniel Flannery, DO, MSCE

Dustin Daniel Flannery

Dr. Flannery's research interests are perinatal infectious diseases and neonatal antimicrobial resistance and stewardship.

Elizabeth Foglia, MD, MA, MSCE

Elizabeth Foglia

Dr. Foglia's research aims to identify the best methods to monitor and perform neonatal resuscitation, with the ultimate goal of optimizing outcomes for high risk infants who require resuscitation in the delivery room and neonatal intensive care unit setting.

Carol A. Ford, MD

Carol A. Ford

Dr. Ford's research focuses on improving adolescent health and addresses issues of adolescent access to high quality health care, adolescent patient-physician communication, and adolescent privacy concerns.

Christopher B. Forrest, MD, PhD

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Dr. Forrest's research focuses on developing novel ways of conducting multi-center pediatric applied clinical research, child health services and outcomes research, pediatric person-reported outcome measure development and application, life course health science, learning health systems science, and policies and programs that promote the lifelong health of children. He has a particular interest in the concept and measurement of health.

Jessica B. Foster, MD

Jessica B. Foster

Dr. Foster’s current research focuses on immunotherapy for pediatric solid and brain tumors. Specifically she is investigating chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy for neuroblastoma, high-grade gliomas, medulloblastomas, diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas, and other brain tumors. The goals of her research are to develop pre-clinical CAR T cells for translation into clinical trials to help these devastating tumors.

Jessica C. Fowler, MD, MPH

Jessica C. Fowler

Dr. Fowler’s research focuses on quality improvement and implementation initiatives around pediatric post-cardiac arrest care. She also researches healthcare workforce equity, and strategies for recruitment, retention, and advancement of physicians from underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds.

William W. Fox, MD

William W. Fox

Dr. Fox leads the Chronic Lung Disease Frontier Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. His area of research is in neonatal pulmonary function, mechanical ventilation, and liquid ventilation.

Jessica Foy

Jessica Foy

Jessica Foy works at the Center for Autism Research as a clinical research assistant.

Michael Francavilla, MD

Michael Francavilla, MD

Dr. Francavilla is an attending radiologist who research involves pediatric musculoskeletal disease, particularly axial spondyloarthritis.

Aime T. Franco, PhD

Aime T. Franco

Dr. Franco researches the molecular basis of the differences between pediatric and adult onset thyroid cancer. She aims to understand how the tumor microenvironment impacts disease progression and response to therapy.

Warren D. Frankenberger, PhD, RN

Warren D. Frankenberger

Dr. Frankenberger's research focuses on emergency nursing, with an emphasis on nursing workforce, triage practices, and patient outcomes.

Jason L. Freedman, MD, MSCE

Jason L. Freedman

Dr. Freedman has a particular interest in epidemiologic and translational research within pediatric supportive oncology. He aims to advance the understanding and treatment of symptoms, infections, and organ toxicities in pediatric cancer and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.

Deborah L. French, PhD

Deborah French

Dr. French came to CHOP in 2008 to establish the Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Core in the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics. She is an internationally recognized researcher involved in multi-investigator teams that utilize pluripotent stem cells for modeling human disease to study mechanism, development, and establish new therapeutic modalities.

Lawrence E. Fried, MD

Lawrence E. Fried, MD

Dr. Lawrence Fried's research focuses on telemedicine, family engagement, transition of care, and increased coordination with primary care for pediatric epilepsy patients. He is also interested in healthcare disparities, especially as it pertains to telemedicine.

Elizabeth B. Froh, PhD

Elizabeth B. Froh

As a nurse-scientist, Dr. Froh works to translate her research from human milk science into cutting-edge clinical practice. To this end she collaborates with others across the Department of Nursing in both research and evidence-based practice.

Lizzy Fulop

Lizzy Fulop

Lizzy Fulop is a data analyst at the Center for Autism Research (CAR).

Susan L. Furth, MD, PhD

Susan L. Furth

Dr. Furth's research focuses on defining risk factors for kidney disease progression in children; characterizing the effect of kidney function decline on neurodevelopment, cognitive abilities and behavior; identifying the prevalence and evolution of cardiovascular disease risk factors, and examining the effects of declining glomerular filtration rate on children’s growth.