child life specialist with two female child patient

Meet the Child Life Specialists

The Child Life Specialists at Mercy provide services in the following main areas: Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Medical Imaging, Pediatric Emergency Department, Endoscopy and Cardiac Catheterization Lab. If needed, a team member will provide assistance in other areas of the hospital where children receive care in a mixed adult and child environment.

Lisa Fox

Lisa Fox, CCLS
Medical Imaging, Cath Lab and Endoscopy

Erin Biegert, CCLS
Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Units

Sara Appletoft Allison White

 Sara Appletoft, CCLS
Pediatric Emergency Center

 Allison White, CCLS
 Medical Imaging

Rebecca Gerecke, CCLS
Medical Imaging

Rania Robb, CCLS, CIMI
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Avery Thomason  

Avery Thomason, CCLS
Pediatric and Pediatric Intensive Care Units




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