Pediatric Cardiology Team Members


 Diana Knoedel, PA-CDiana Knoedel, PA-C
Clinical Interests
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Echocardiography
General Pediatric Cardiology
Training
University of Iowa, Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

Mark Olson, PA-CMark Olson, PA-C
Clinical interests
“I have an active interested in cardiac catheterization and cardiac electrophysiology procedures and their related devices (stents, closure devices, ICD’s, pacemakers, etc.). My role is to assist in and help coordinate these procedures. I primarily follow patients of these types in clinic, and perform pacemaker and ICD interrogation. I also participate in clinical education by creating simulation for staff.”
Training
University of Iowa, Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)

Trudy Pierick, ARNPTrudy Pierick, ARNP
Clinical interests
Inpatient Care Coordinator
Interests: single ventricle patients, feeding issues, anticoagulation, chylothorax, patient/family education, parent support group
Training
BSN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
MSN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
Outside interests
Cooking/baking, music, vinyl décor

“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

Natalie VanWaning, ARNPNatalie VanWaning, ARNP
Clinical Interests
Outpatient Care
Syncope
General Pediatric Cardiology
Training
BSN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
MSN, University of Iowa College of Nursing
Outside Interests
“I love to run, read, and spend time with family and friends.”

"Blame no one, expect nothing, do something." – Lloyd Carr

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