Our Board of Directors


Donald F. LoFaso, Jr

Marcella A. LoFaso

Christin M. Culligan

Michael J. Quinn, CPA



Carlo Di Lorenzo, M.D.
Chief - Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH

Alex Flores, MD
Director and Chair - Ambulatory Community Services; Associate Physician, Motility and Gastrointestinal Disorders
Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA

Thomas M. Rossi, MD
Gastroenterologist - Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Golisano Children's Hospital
Rochester, NY



Ryan Culligan

Mr. Culligan joined the PEDS Board in 2014.

Kevin Durawa
Mr. Durawa joined the PEDS Board in 2014.

Joseph J. Pantano
Mr. Pantano joined the PEDS Board in 2011.

Michael B. Quinn
Mr. Quinn joined the PEDS Board in 2016.

JoAnne P. Ryan
Ms. Ryan started with PEDS in 1989 and has served on the board since its inception.

Gary Stroh
Mr. Stroh joined the PEDS board in 2013.


Our Mission

The Mission of PEDS is to raise funds for the research, diagnosis and treatment of Pediatric Gastrointestinal, Motility and other related diseases, while supporting efforts to find a cure.