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.
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.
CIDEM Associate Director
Bedoyan, MD, PhD
Dr. Bedoyan received his PhD in Cellular and Molecular
Biology from the University of Michigan (1996) and his MD
from Wayne State University School of Medicine (2004). He
completed residencies in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital
of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2007) and Medical Genetics at the
University of Michigan Medical Center/ University of
Michigan Health System (2010), and a fellowship in
Clinical Biochemical Genetics at University Hospitals Case
Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University (2014). He
is professionally affiliated with the University
Hospitals, University Hospitals Medical Group, and Toledo
Children's Hospital/ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Dr. Bedoyan
is also a member of the Departments of Genetics and Genome
Sciences and Pediatrics at CWRU and part of the Center for
Human Genetics and the Center for Inherited Disorders of
Energy Metabolism. Dr. Bedoyan is board certified by the
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - Clinical
Genetics and Clinical Biochemical Genetics.
CIDEM Associate Director - Emeritus Director
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
from 1988 - 2014. Dr. Kerr is a member of the American
Association of Clinical Chemists and is past-president
of the Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders.