Celiac Disease Program | Meet Our Team

Director

Alan Leichtner

Alan Leichtner, MD, MSHPEd

Chief Education Officer; Director of the Department of Education, Boston Children’s Hospital Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Physicians

Dascha Weir, MD

Dascha Weir, MD

Associate Director, The Celiac Disease Program; Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Denis Chang, MD, MS

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Randi G. Pleskow, MD

Randi G. Pleskow, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD

Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Instructor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dietitians

Sophie Burge, MS, RDN, LD

Sophie Burge, MS, RDN, LD

Clinical Nutrition Specialist II, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN

Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Sharon Weston, MS, RD, LDN

Sharon Weston, MS, RD, LDN

Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatoloy and Nutrition

Social Work

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Janis Arnold, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Administrative

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Erin Newton

Patient Administrative Coordinator, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Vanessa Weisbrod

Vanessa Weisbrod

Director, Celiac Disease Program