PAC³ Leadership

Our dedicated leadership team

PAC³ Co-Directors


Nicolas Madsen, MD, MPH

Nicolas Madsen, MD, MPH

Co-Director


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

Alaina K. Kipps, MD, MS

Co-Director


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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Vicki Gall

Vicki Gall

Program Coordinator


Vicki Gall grew up in Cincinnati and earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration from Xavier University in 2015.
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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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Ashlin Tignor

Ashlin Tignor

Quality Improvement Specialist


Ashlin Tignor grew up in Cincinnati and has an Industrial and Systems Engineering degree.
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Committee Leadership


Kelly Veneziale, RN, BSN

Kelly Veneziale, RN, BSN

Co-Chair of Database Committee


Kelly Veneziale is the Lead Clinical Data Specialist for the Cardiac Center Data Registries at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Stephen Hart, MD

Stephen Hart, MD

Co-Chair of Database Committee


Stephen Hart, MD is a pediatric cardiologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine.
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Shreya Sheth

Shreya Sheth

Co-Chair of Quality Improvement Committee


I believe that my role as a physician is to provide the highest level of care for both my patients and their families.
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Adam Ware, MD

Adam Ware, MD

Co-Chair of Quality Improvement Committee


Adam Ware, MD is a Pediatric Cardiologist at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Medical Center.
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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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Sonali Patel, MD, PhD

Sonali Patel, MD, PhD

Scientific Review Committee Chair of Analytics


Sonali Patel joined the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado in August 2013.
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Amanda Willis, DNP, CRNP

Amanda Willis, DNP, CRNP

Chair of the Education & Outreach Committee


Amanda Willis currently works as the assistant director of acute care advanced practice providers at Texas Children’s Hospital.
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Sameer Pangrekar

Sameer Pangrekar

Co-Chair of Patient & Family Action Committee


Sameer Pangrekar grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Missy Smith

Missy Smith

Co-Chair of Patient & Family Action Committee


Missy Smith is a lifelong Michigander and mom to 4 lovely daughters ages 13-16.
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