PAC³ Leadership

Our dedicated leadership team

PAC³ Co-Directors

Nicolas Madsen, MD, MPH

Nicolas Madsen, MD, MPH


Nicolas L. Madsen, MD, MPH, joined the Heart Institute.
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Alaina K. Kipps, MD, MS

Alaina K. Kipps, MD, MS


Dr. Kipps grew up in Santa Cruz, California.
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 PAC³ Staff

Margaret Graupe, MS

Margaret Graupe, MS

Project Manager

Margaret grew up on the East Coast, and majored in history.
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Lara Khadr, BS

Lara Khadr, BS

Database Programmer/Analyst

Lara is a Michigan native and an MPH candidate.
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Committee Leadership

Susan Schachtner

Susan Schachtner

Chair of Database Committee

Susan Schachtner obtained her medical degree.
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Amanda Jones, DNP, CRNP

Amanda Jones, DNP, CRNP

Chair of Outreach Committee

Amanda Jones currently works as the assistant director of acute care advanced practice providers at Texas Children’s Hospital.
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Katherine E. Bates

Katherine E. Bates

Chair of Quality Improvement Committee

Katie became interested in pediatric cardiology as a medical student.
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Ronn E. Tanel, MD

Ronn E. Tanel, MD

Chair of Scientific Review Committee

Dr. Tanel attended medical school at the University of Miami.
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Meet our Executive Committee