Marc P. Michalsky, MD, MBA, is professor of Clinical Surgery and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and serves as vice chair of Strategic Operations for the Department of Pediatric Surgery, director of the Center for Robotic Surgery, and surgical director for the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
Karen A. Diefenbach, MD, is the director for Minimally Invasive Surgery at Nationwide Children's Hospital, and associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Ehsan Azadani, DDS, MS, is an assistant professor of Pediatric Dentistry at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and Nationwide Children's Hospital. His research is focused on traumatic dental injuries in children and adolescents.
Dr. Gabriella (Gabby) Gonzales received her Bachelor of Science in Science Preprofessional Studies and Theology from the University of Notre Dame in 2015. She earned her medical degree in 2019 from The Ohio State University and is currently a Pediatric Sports Medicine fellow at Nationwide Children's. She is passionate about child health, particularly the importance of play in childhood development! She recognizes the importance of play in her own childhood upbringing and strives to find ways to bring that to her patients. She is an avid and lifelong runner.
James MacDonald MD, MPH, has been a physician in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine for 13 years and is currently a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Pediatrics at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is Deputy Editor of one of his specialty’s premier journals, the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society and the Board of Trustees for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters. He has been awarded the Traveling and Global Exchange fellowships of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) and is a Fellow of the ACSM, AMSSM, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Ireland.
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