Chapter Leadership

Chapter Officers

President
Melissa St. Germain, MD (Omaha)

Melissa St Germain, MD is board certified in pediatrics and practices outpatient pediatrics in Omaha. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC.

President-Elect
Sheilah Snyder, MD (Omaha)

Sheilah Snyder, MD practices hospital medicine in Omaha. She is board certified in pediatrics. She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC.

Secretary-Treasurer
Tina Scott-Mordhorst, MD (Omaha)

Tina Scott-Mordhorst, MD practices pediatrics in Plattsmouth. She is board certified in pediatrics.  She received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska and completed residency training in pediatrics at Creighton/UNMC.

Immediate Past President
Cindy Ellis, MD (Omaha)

Cindy Ellis, MD  is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Director of Developmental Medicine at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. Ellis received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia/VCU.

Executive Director
Laura Polak (Omaha)

Executive Committee

  • Matthew Gibson, MD (Omaha)
  • Sian Jones-Jobst, MD (Lincoln)
  • Angie Kratochvil-Stava, MD (Kearney)
  • Karla Lester, MD (Lincoln)
  • Sidharth Mahapatra, MD (Omaha)
  • Rachel McCann, MD (Omaha)
  • Jeremy Toffle, MD (Omaha)
  • Pat Doherty, MD – Residency Director (Ex-Officio)
  • Kari Simonsen, MD – University of Nebraska Medical Center (Ex-Officio)
  • Terry Zach, MD – Creighton University Medical Center (Ex-Officio)