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PERC Collaborators

Meet the many collaborators who work with us at the Pediatric Exercise and Genomics Research Center:

Batra


Anjan S. Batra, MD, MBA

  • Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Division Chief and Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Director of Pediatric Electrophysiology
Botvinick

Elliot Botvinick, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

Blake


Donald R. Blake, PhD

  • Professor, Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences
Donnelly


Joseph Donnelly, MD

  • Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Pediatric neurologist
El-Zarki


Magda El Zarki, PhD

  • Professor, Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, UC Irvine
  • Director, Research Institute in Virtual Environments and Computer Games
Gehricke


Jean G. Gehricke, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Clinical psychologist, Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Granger


Douglas A. Granger, PhD

  • Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior, Pediatrics and Public Health
  • Director, UC Irvine Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research
Kiciman


Nafiz M. Kiciman, MD

  • Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Liem


Robert I. Liem, MD

  • Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Lobelo


Felipe Lobelo, MD, PhD, FAHA

  • Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University Global Diabetes Research Center
  • Director, Exercise is Medicine Global Research and Collaboration Center
Nussbaum


Eliezer Nussbaum, MD

  • Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy & Cystic Fibrosis, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
  • Professor, Pulmonary Division, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Porszasz


Janos Porszasz, MD, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Technical Director, Rehabilitation Clinical Trials Center, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Reinkensmeyer


David Reinkensmeyer, PhD

  • Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering
  • Professor, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Rossiter


Harry B. Rossiter, PhD

  • Director, High Resolution Respirometry Core, UCLA
  • Associate Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Schneider


Margaret Schneider, PhD

  • Research Professor, UC Irvine School of Social Ecology
  • Director, Evaluation and Pilot Studies, UC Irvine Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
Schuck


Sabrina E.B. Schuck, PhD

  • Executive Director, UC Irvine Child Development School
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UC Irvine School of Medicine
  • Volunteer faculty, Psychology & Social Behavior, UC Irvine
Sharp


Kelli Sharp

  • Assistant Professor, Dance, UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts
  • Co-director, I-move, UC Irvine Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center
Simpson


Richard Simpson, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston
  • Director, Simpson Research Group, Laboratory of Integrated Physiology
Trmberg


Bruce J. Tromberg, PhD

  • Director, UC Irvine Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic
  • Professor of Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine
  • Principal Investigator, Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (LAMMP)
Whiteson


Katrine L. Whiteson, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UC Irvine School of Biological Sciences