Pediatric Diabetes Center Care Team

Our team of diabetes experts partners with you and your child to help manage all aspects of diabetes in children.

Our endocrinologists work together with the following specialists at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Diabetes Center.

Vanessa Wissing, RD, CDE

Ms. Wissing is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. She provides education and guidance to help children and their families better manage diabetes and overall health.

Christine Lally, RN, CDE

Ms. Lally is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator. She provides education and support to patients, families, and caregivers, and helps them fit diabetes management into their lives in a healthful way.

Morgan Pacheco, LCSW

Ms. Pacheco is a licensed clinical social worker. She provides emotional support to patients and families, and helps them navigate the healthcare system and find solutions to issues or problems that may arise.

Janis Meadow, MA, CCLS, ATE-BC, LCAT

Ms. Meadow is a child life specialist and creative arts therapist. She helps children and their families understand and cope with medical illnesses and experiences. By providing education, preparation, emotional support, and guidance, she promotes positive development in wellbeing in patients facing a wide range of challenging life events.

Jeniece Ilkowitz, RN, MA, CDE

Ms. Ilkowitz is a registered nurse, certified diabetes educator, and clinical research nurse. She provides research opportunities to our patients as well as diabetes education and support.