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As a leader in pediatric medicine, we depend on the contributions of a large support staff, whose expertise and dedication serve to facilitate the division's administrative, clinical, education and research operations.

Nurse Clinicians

Name Role
Amanda Lewis, MSN, CPNP Care of pediatric patients with endocrinology disorders: insulin resistance, obesity, short stature, constitutional delay, thyroid disorders, precocious puberty, pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes

Lisa Rasbach, PhD, CPNP,


Care of pediatric patients with endocrinology disorders with a specific focus on diabetes: insulin resistance, obesity, pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Nutrition/Diabetes Education

Name Role
Mona C. Griffis, RD, LDN, CDE Nutritional counseling for diabetic and insulin resistance patients
Virginia Purrington, RN, BSN, CDE Primary educator for parents and children with diabetes

Social Work

Name Role
Angela Annas, MEd, MSW, LCSW Counseling related to coping and adjustment to diabetes

Administrative Staff

Name Role
Elizabeth Sasser Fellowship Program Coordinator
Christine Duke Administrative Coordinator
Christy Ragan Senior Business Manager
Wendy Brown Staff Assistant
Amber Spruill Staff Assistant
Elizabeth Sasser Fellowship Coordinator