PANS Clinical Research Team

Jennifer Frankovich, MD, MS 
PANS Clinical Biorepository Director, PANS Program Director

  • Clinical Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Nytzia Licona, MPH

  • Epidemiologist

Laurie Columbo, RN, MPH

  • Clinical Research Manager

Margo Thienemann, MD
Director of Psychiatry Services &
PANS Psychiatrist (expertise in O.C.D.)

  • Clinical Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences -
    Child & Adolesecent Psychiatry 

Jacquelyn Horgan

  • PANS Program Manager

Jaynelle Gao, MS

  • Research Assistant

Mei Ma, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Stanford Children's Health
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Cindy Manko

  • Clinical Research Coordinator

Hannah Jones

  • Research Assistant

Congratulations to our Research Assistants who have gone on to graduate programs and medical school!

  • Matthew Parham
  • Collin Leibold
  • Grace Goodwin
  • Hannah Karpel
  • Kayla Brown
  • Gabbi Kamalani
  • Ellen Spartz
  • Talia Mahony