Michael D. Tarantino, M.D.
Dr. Tarantino received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1987, after which he completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in 1990 and a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Wisconsin in 1993. He is board certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and brings over 20 years of experience caring for children and adults with bleeding and clotting disorders.
Dr. Tarantino is also a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria and maintains a busy academic program of clinical and translational research. He is considered a national and international thought leader in the areas of hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, thrombophilia, primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and other platelet disorders. Dr. Tarantino has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-review publications along with numerous reviews and book chapters, including a recent international management guideline for immune thrombocytopenia.
Michael D. Tarantino, MD – Medical Director
Renee Madden, MD – Assistant Medical Director
Dana Stephens RN, MS, CPNP – Nurse Practitioner
Chanel Kinsman, RN, BSN – Nurse Coordinator
Elizabeth Paulter, RN, BSN – Nurse Coordinator
Julie Tarantino, RN, BSN – Nurse Coordinator
Sarah Gonzales, MT (ASCP) CCRP – Research Coordinator
Shanna Beard, MA, LPC, NCC – Medical Social Worker
Lisa Weber – MT (ASCP) – Medical Technologist
Tom Rickey RPH – Pharmacist
John P. Machens, RPH – Pharmacist
Donna Reeser, PhT – Pharmacy Technician
Kollet Koulianos, MBA – Business Administrator
Susan Emerson – Executive Assistant
Curtis Wyffels – Accountant
Angie Riedel – Outreach Coordinator
Shasawna Hill – Billing Specialist
Peggi Taylor – Receptionist
Joyce Winkel – Clinical Administrative Assistant