Newborn Screening in Nebraska
Contact Information

Baby toes Contact us at 402 471-0374. Voice messages left after normal work hours will alert a pager and one of the program staff will return your call.

Program Manager
Julie Luedtke
(402) 471-6733

Follow-up Coordinator
Krystal Baumert
(402) 471-0374

Follow-up Specialist
Karen Eveans
(402) 471-6558

Administrative Assistant
Susan Lyness
(402) 471-9731

Mailing Address
Newborn Screening
Nebraska Dept of Health & 
     Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
newborn.screening@dhhs.ne.gov

Newborn Screening Advisory Committee Members andCharter

The Advisory Committee meets quarterly, usually the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of January, April, July and October.  The public meeting calendar announcements can be found at: https://www.nebraska.gov/calendar/index.cgi 

Khalid Awad, MD
Neonatologist

Bev Morton
Parent

Lawrence Bausch, MD
Neonatologist

Samuel Pirruccello, MD
Pathologist

​Angela Brennan, MD
Family Physician

​Deborah Perry, MD
Pathologist

John Colombo, MD
Pulmonologist

William Rizzo, MD
Pediatric Endocrine/Metabolic/Genetics

Kevin Corley, MD
Pediatric Endocrinologist

Kathy Rossiter, MSN
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Ed.

Jeanne Egger
Parent

Monica Seeland
Hospital Association

David Gnarra, MD
Pediatric Hematologist
Steven Sindelar, MD
Pediatrician
James Harper, MD
(Pediatric Hematologist)
Jill Skrabal, RD
Dietician/Metabolic Specialty
Kathyrn Heldt, RD
Dietician/metabolic speciality
Mary Larsen
March of Dimes-Nebraska Chapter
Mary Kisicki
Parent
Alina-Gabriela Sofronescu, PhD
Chemist
Rose Kreikemeier, CPNP B.J. Wilson, MD,
Neonatology-Perinatology
​Richard Lutz, MD
Pediatric Endocrine, Metabolic/Genetics


Laboratory Contacts

PerkinElmer Genetics
Phone (412) 220-2300
FAX (412) 220-2308

Mailing Address
PerkinElmer Genetics
90 Emerson Lane
P.O. Box 219
Bridgeville, PA 15017

PJ Borandi, VP, General Manager

Joseph Quashnock, PhD Biochemistry, Laboratory Director

Dennis Freer, PhD Biochemistry

James DiPerna MS/MS

Zhili Lin, MD Molecular

Bob Wise/Susan Felinczak, Client Services

P.J. Borandi, Information Technology