Cystic Fibrosis Center Team

The University of Michigan Cystic Fibrosis Program mission is to provide excellence and leadership in patient care, services, research and education. The Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinc at the University of Michigan Cystic Fibrosis Center was created to care for adults with cystic fibrosis in young adulthood and beyond. Our team includes doctors, nurses and other professionals, including social workers, dieticians and physical therapists, to provide our patients with comprehensive care for CF in their adult years.



Social Worker

  • Katie Hall, LMSW 
  • Mari Pitcher, LMSW
  • Brian Nickerson, LLMSW (Inpatient)


  • Ronnie S. Downer, RN
  • Natalie A. Zedro, RN 


  • Eeyeen Ong, RDN 

Physical Therapist: 

  • Kristin Keith, MS, PT 

Respiratory Therapist: 

  • Armando Kurili, RRT


  • Linda Fitzgerald, PharmD, BCPS 

Inpatient Advanced Practice Providers Team:

  • Vikas Sood, NP
  • Lisa Anderson (Pappas), NP
  • Tami Belote, NP
  • Christie Carlson, NP
  • Brooke Christofferson, NP
  • Julie Christopher, NP
  • Heather Collins, PA
  • Joel Hamel, PA
  • Alison Heinle, NP
  • Laura Roaden, NP
  • John Sandefur, NP
  • Denyse Stepka, NP
  • Eliza Truwit, NP
  • Dan Wingard, PA