Media Beat List

Use this Media Beat List to find health topics and experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. For each topic, we've included contact information for the media specialist who can arrange an interview for you with a Children's Hospital expert.

ADHD 
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Adolescent Medicine
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

AIDS
Contact:Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Allergy
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Anesthesiology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Art therapy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Asthma
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Audiology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Autism
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Basic Science Research
Contact: John Ascenzi
ascenzi@email.chop.edu
267-426-6055

Bioinformatics
Contact: John Ascenzi
ascenzi@email.chop.edu
267-426-6055

Behavioral Health
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Birth defects
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Breastfeeding
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Cancer
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Cardiology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Celiac Disease
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Child Abuse
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Child Life
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Child Passenger Safety/Car Seat Safety
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

CHOP Care Network
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Cleft Palate
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Cochlear Implant
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Concussions
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Congenital Heart Disease
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

CPR
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Critical Care Medicine
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Crohn's Disease
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Cystic Fibrosis
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Dentistry
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Dermatology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Diabetes
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Down Syndrome/Trisomy 21
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Ear, Nose and Throat
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Eating Disorders & Weight Management
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Emergency Medicine
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Endocrinology
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Fetal Surgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Food Allergy
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Foster Care
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Friedreich's Ataxia
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Fundraising and Donations
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Gastroenterology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Gene therapy
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

General Pediatrics and Primary Care
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Genetics and Genomics
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Government Relations and Advocacy
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Heart Surgery and Transplant
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Hematology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Hepatology Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Human Resources
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Hyperinsulinism
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Immunology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Infectious Disease
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Injury Prevention/Safety
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

International Adoption
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Juvenile Arthritis 
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Kidney Stones
Contact: Ashley Moore
 moorea1@email.chop.edu
 267-426-6071

Kohl's Safety Store
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Liver Disease
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Maternal Fetal Medicine
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
 267-426-6071

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Mitochondrial Medicine
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Muscular Dystrophy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
 virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Music Therapy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Neonatology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Nephrology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Neuro-Oncology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Neurology
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Neurosurgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Nursing
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Nutrition and Obesity
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Obstetrics
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Occupational Therapy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Oncology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Ophthalmology
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Organ Transplant
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Orthopedics
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Otolaryngology (ENT)
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Pain Management
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Palliative Care
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Pet Therapy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Pediatric Surgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Physical Therapy
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Poison Control
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Policy Lab
Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Prematurity
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Psychiatry
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Psychology
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Pulmonary
Contact: Joey McCool
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Radiology
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Rheumatology
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Seacrest Studios
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6063

Sickle Cell Disease
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Sleep Center
Contact: Joey McCool
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Speech-Language Pathology
Contact: Alison Fraser
frasera1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6054

Sports Medicine
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Stroke
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246

Surgery
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Teen Driving
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Thyroid Center
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071

Toxicology
Contact: Joey McCool Ryan
mccool@email.chop.edu
267-426-6070

Trauma
Contact: Dana Weidig
weidigd@email.chop.edu
267-426-6092

Urology
Contact: Ashley Moore
moorea1@email.chop.edu
267-426-6071 

Vaccine Education
Contact: Natalie Virgilio
virgilion@email.chop.edu
267-426-6246