Developmental-behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics Care Team

Norton Children’s provides developmental-behavioral pediatrics and genetics care for children with a wide range of genetic and developmental or behavioral conditions.

Our multidisciplinary team at the Weisskopf Center is made up of developmental-behavioral pediatricians, clinical geneticists, nurse practitioners, child psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists genetic counselors, dietitians/nutritionists and social workers with the experience and training to provide care that’s “Just for Kids.”


Developmental-behavioral pediatrics team

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians


Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician


Nurse practitioners:

  • Carol Hoffman, MSN, APRN
  • Lynette M. Galloway, DNP, APRN, PNP-BC, FNP-C


Child Psychology and Social Work:


Occupational therapists

  • Scott D. Tomchek, PhD, OT/L, FAOTA
  • Jocelyn Warren, MS, OTR/L
  • Elizabeth A. Grant, OTD, OTR/L


Speech Pathologists

  • Rose M. Geis, MS, CCC-SLP
  • Lara M. Isaacs, MS, CCC-SLP



  • Diana Pantalos, PhD, RDN
  • Robin Weller, RDN


The Genetics team

Clinical Geneticists


Genetic Counselors

  • Kelly Jackson, MS, LGC
  • Julie Griffin, MS, LGC
  • Christopher Ciliberto, MGC, LGC
  • Rachita Nikam, MSGC, LGC


Metabolic Nutritionists

  • Diana Pantalos, PhD, RDN
  • Julianna Edman, MS, RDN


Newborn Screening Coordinator

  • Sheri Payton
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(502) 629-KIDS

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