Meet our Team

Meet our Team

Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit
231 E. Chestnut, N-97 Louisville, KY 40202

Pediatric Clinical Research Team 2017

Phone: (502) 629-5820
Fax: (502) 629-5285    
24/7 pager: (502) 620-0000

Office Hours: Monday through Friday  8:00am – 4:30pm

Research Regulatory Documents: Sarah King, (502) 629-2721,

Pre-award Research Contract Issues: Sarah King, (502) 629-2721,

Post-award Research Contract Issues: Kimberly Blair, BS, (502) 629-6364,

To refer patients or discuss subject-related issues: (502) 629-5820, and ask for a research nurse.


Janice E. Sullivan, M.D., FAAP, FCCM, CPI, CIP,Chief and Medical Director, research biography
Kyle Brothers, M.D., Endowed Chair, Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research

Administrative Staff

Kimberly Blair, BS, Unit Business Manager 
Taymie Collins, Research Grants Coordinator
Katie Weber, BA, Administrative Assistant
Katelyn Thomas, Administrative Assistant

Sarah King, Regulatory Manager/Start-Up Specialist
Terri Boles, Regulatory Coordinator
Maria Bruner, Regulatory Coordinator
Morgan Haner, BA, Regulatory Coordinator
Missi Thomas, RN, BSN, CCRC, Feasibility Coordinator

Clinical Team Leaders

Jen Comings, RN, BSN
Kristen Lee, BS, CCRC
Jackie Boyd, RN, BSN, CHPE

Research Nurses

Stephanie Houston, BSN, RNC-NIC
Andrew Michael, RN, BSN, CCRC
Jennifer Nason, RN, BSN
Tonya Shaffer, RN, BSN
Terri Simeon, RN

Clinical Research Coordinators

Julie Burmester, RRT
Molly Harper, BA, CCRC
Carla Rich, MA
Josie Timmons
Gena Sayat

Research Assistants

Michelle Wiseheart, BS
Trisha Aponte, BS
Penny Stewart


Laura Thomas, RN, BSN, CCRN
Tara Thomas, RD, LD
Luke Stephens, M.D., MS