Cystic Fibrosis Center

Meet Our Team

We care for more than 175 pediatric patients in St. Petersburg, Tampa, Sarasota and surrounding areas.

Physicians

Deanna Green, M.D. Pulmonology

Dr. Green, M.D., M.H.S., is a pediatric pulmonologist and the medical director of the nationally accredited Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care Center and the CF Therapeutic Development Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She is focused on clinical care for patients with CF and clinical research using genetic modifiers of CF disease. Dr. Green is also an assistant professor of pediatrics with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
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Anthony Kriseman, M.D. Pulmonology

Dr. Kriseman specializes in pediatric pulmonology and is the head of the Pediatric Pulmonology division at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kriseman also serves as a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Kriseman received his medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed an anesthesia internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, followed by a pediatric residency at the University of South Florida where he served as chief resident. Dr. Kriseman then trained at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a pediatric pulmonary fellow.
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Scott McKinley, D.O. Pulmonology

Dr. McKinley specializes in pediatric pulmonology in the Department of Medicine. His areas of clinical focus include cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, acute asthma, lung disease related to sickle cell disease, interstitial and rare lung disease.
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Carolyn Robinson, M.D. Pulmonology

Carolyn Conway Robinson, M.D., provides comprehensive pulmonology care at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital on the main campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, and outpatient centers in Tampa and New Port Richey. Dr. Robinson completed her pediatric residency at Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a pediatric pulmonology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
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Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners

Maria Bologna

Maria Bologna ARNP

Maria Bologna is an advanced registered nurse practitioner specializing in pediatric pulmonology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She is a part of the Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Program. Maria received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Florida followed by a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Tampa.


Bridget Kennedy

Bridget Kennedy MSN, ARNP, CPNP-PC

Bridget Kennedy is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) who practices in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine. Her areas of focus are patient care, health care education, research, administrative compliance and leadership. Bridget previously worked for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as a registered nurse from 2003-14 on the pediatric subspecialty unit. During this time, she pursued her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Florida. She returned to the hospital in 2017 to focus on pulmonology patients, with particular interest in Cystic Fibrosis and asthma. Her previous ARNP experience has been in pediatric pulmonology and sleep medicine, as well as an adjunct clinical pediatric instructor for Utica College of Nursing. She is board certified as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

 

Nurses

Diana Hodge, R.N., B.S.

Diana Hodge, R.N., B.S. Research Coordinator



Kathy Hosler, R.N., B.S.N.

Kathy Hosler, R.N., B.S.N. Senior Clinical Research



Megan Krygowski, R.N., B.S.N.

Megan Krygowski, R.N., B.S.N. Cystic Fibrosis Coordinator



Jean Polasky, R.N., B.S.N.

Jean Polasky, R.N., B.S.N. Newborn Screening & CFF Registry Coordinator


 

Supporting Staff

Jennifer Blair, R.D.N.

Jennifer Blair, R.D.N. Dietician



Eric Schleich, LCSW, CCLS

Eric Schleich, LCSW, CCLS Mental Health Coordinator



Emily Gordan, LCSW, CCLS

Emily Gordan, LCSW, CCLS Social Worker

To request an appointment with a social worker, please call 727-767-4149.


Ayla Olk-Szost, D.P.T.

Ayla Olk-Szost, D.P.T. Physical Therapist



Brittany O'Bannon, R.R.T. Respiratory Therapist



GeeGee Lawrence, M.A.

GeeGee Lawrence, M.A. Medical Assistant