Meet the PRN Team

Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP

Senior Vice President and Chief of Community Health Transformation, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Division Head, Academic General Pediatrics; Director, Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center; Associate Chief Research Officer for Health Services and Policy Research, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute; A Todd Davis, MD, Professor in General Academic Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine, Medical Social Sciences, and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Matt Davis headshotMatthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP, conceived Pediatric Research Now as a new tactic for bridging the gap between the latest pediatric research and the next generation of clinicians. Dr. Davis oversees development of the summaries featured on PRN while collaborating with faculty across the medical community to identify the impactful and innovative research that will inform the future of pediatric care.

Dr. Davis is a primary care pediatrician and internist with a special interest in providing care for children with special health care needs and supporting adolescents and young adults as they transition into self-care in their life course. His academic focus is on community-centered, population health-focused research across the life course, with particular emphasis on the family context and impact of local, state and federal policies on child and family health.

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Punreet Bhatti, MD

Project Coordinator, Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

photo of Punreet Bhatti, MDPunreet K. Bhatti, MD, serves as the liaison between divisions and helps coordinate interdepartmental communications and collection of the research article summaries to be published on Pediatric Research Now. With her experience in the medical and research setting, she creates visually-engaging media related content to highlight key points from journal articles that are disseminated on PRN’s social media accounts. Punreet is also a Project Coordinator at the Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC) where she helps lead a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians with their work on childhood resilience.



Eric Goodwin

Communications Specialist, Smith Child Health Research, Outreach, and Advocacy Center, Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

eg4.pngEric Goodwin comes to Pediatric Research Now with more than 16 years of non-profit communication experience. At PRN, he focuses on research dissemination, user experience and audience building. Eric is also a staff member at the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC), a nationally-recognized childhood obesity prevention program based at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He has previously served in income development and project manager roles at the Alzheimer’s Association National Office, and the American Diabetes Association of Illinois.