Abdominal Pain Program Faculty and Staff
Abdominal Pain Program Faculty and Staff

Co-Directors

Craig A. Friesen
Division Director, Gastroenterology; Medical Director of Abdominal Pain Program; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Jennifer V. Schurman
Clinical Psychologist; Co-Director, Abdominal Pain Program; Director of Gastroenterology Research; Director of Gastroenterology Psychological Services & Programs; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Clinical Director

Amanda Drews, PhD, BCB-A
Licensed Psychologist

Providers

Jennifer M. Colombo
Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Fellowship Program Director; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Laura Slosky, PhD, Psychology Fellow
Kathe Menown, RN, CPNP
Kim Tennissen, RN, BC, FNP
Beth Whitaker, MMS, RD, PA-C

Nursing Staff

Romy Hayes, RN, BSN, CPN
Kris Grandin, RN, BSN, CPN
Sarah Gebhards, RN, BSN, CPN
Rebecca VanTol, RN, BSN
Wendy Duewel, RN, BS, MPA-HSA, Program Coordinator

Certified Biofeedback Clinicians

Madonna Ozman, RN, MA, BCB
Paula Grayson, RN, MA, BCB
Elly Welchert, RN, BSN, BCB

Research Staff

Nancy Lathrom, CCRN, Research Data Coordinator II
Laurie Gayes, Research Assistant

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