Douglas S. Kerr, MD, PhD
Dr. Kerr received his MD and PhD in Biochemistry from Western Reserve University in 1965 and has been licensed to practice medicine in the State of Ohio since 1974. He completed 4 years of post-doctoral laboratory training in Biochemistry at the National Institutes of Health and University of the West Indies. He was director of the Pediatric Special Laboratory (University Hospitals of Cleveland) from 1974-1988 and served as Associate Director of the Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Pathology from 1988-1992. He has been Director of CIDEM since 1988. Dr. Kerr is a member of the American Association of Clinical Chemists and is past-president of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders.
Charles L. Hoppel, MD
Dr. Hoppel received his MD in 1962 from St. Louis University School of Medicine and has been licensed to practice medicine in the State of Ohio since 1970. Following a residency in internal medicine at Kansas University Medical Center in 1965, he completed 3 years of postdoctoral laboratory training in Biochemistry at Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He has been chief of Clinical Pharmacology and director of the therapeutic drug monitoring laboratory at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (Cleveland, Ohio) since 1976. He has been a member of CIDEM as a laboratory director since 1988 and co-director since 1993. Dr. Hoppel is a member of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders.
Shawn E. McCandless, MD
Dr. McCandless earned his MD at Temple University and completed Pediatric Residency training at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
He worked as a Pediatric Registrar in Gloucester, England, then as a general pediatrician at the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, NM. He then completed a fellowship in Medical Genetics and Metabolism at Case Western Reserve University before joining the faculty of the Departments of Pediatrics and Genetics at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.
Dr. McCandless is now a member of the Departments of
Genetics and Pediatrics at Case and part of the Center for Human Genetics
and the Center for Inherited Disorders of Energy Metabolism.