Rett Syndrome Program | Meet our Team

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Contact the Rett Syndrome Program

Our Rett Syndrome Program brings together a team of professionals from all over Boston Children’s Hospital who have expertise in working with patients with Rett syndrome. We are dedicated to providing the best possible care for your child and to helping her reach her full potential.


David Urion, MD, PhD, neurology

Physicians and Neuropsychologists

Richard Antonelli, MD, MS, director of integrated care
Mark Alexander, MD, cardiologist
Elizabeth Barkoudah, MD, cerebral palsy clinic
Elana Bern, MD, MPH, gastroenterologist
Lois Condie, PhD, neuropsychologist
Laurie Glader, MD, developmental pediatrician
Chellamani Harini, MD, epilepsy
Daniel Hedequist, MD, orthopedics
Nedda Hobbs, MD, developmental pediatrician
Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH, endocrinologist
Christopher Hug, MD, PhD, pulmonologist
Kiran Maski, MD, neurologist (sleep medicine)
Linda Nelson, DMD, MScD, dentist
Donna Nimec, MD, physiatrist
Andrea Pettinato, MD, pediatrician (gynecology and adolescent medicine)
Jonathan Picker, MD, PhD, geneticist
Lindsay Swanson, MS, LGC, genetic counselor and research project manager


David Lieberman, MD, behavioral neurology fellow
Marisela Dy, MD, movement disorders fellow


Mildred Mejia, RN, clinic nurse
Suzanne Rose, CPNP, nurse practitioner

Therapists and Resource Coordinators

Alycia Berg, MS, CCC-SLP, speech-language pathologist
Perry Dripps, MA, resource specialist
Christine Monterio, MSW, LICSW, MA, social worker

Research Coordinators and Administrators

Grace Bazin, BSc, research coordinator
Emily Beinecke, BA, research coordinator
Natalie Bruck, BSc, research coordinator
Heather O’Leary, BSc, applications support specialist

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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