Our specialists - Meet the Milwaukee NICU medical team

The NICU team at Children's Wisconsin is specially trained and dedicated to helping critically ill newborns and their families.


Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

Physical & Occupational Therapists

  • Denise Bibis, PT
  • Anne Becker, OT
  • Chris Casey, OT, Lead NICU Therapist
  • Jennifer Goldbaum, OT
  • Dawn Gresham, PT
  • Brandy Helchen, PT
  • Paula Jasperson, PT
  • Jackie Shay, PT

Speech Language Pathologists

Clinical Dietitians


Social Workers

  • Sandra Dykstra, MSW
  • Jennifer Schaefer, MSW
  • Jill Winkler, MSW

Clinical Nurse Specialists

  • Ann Grippe, MSN RN
  • Genesee Hornung, MSN, RN, CNS, CPNP-PC

NICU Family Support Specialists

  • Angie Biersach, March of Dimes

Noah at Children's Wisconsin PICU

Read stories about patients and families in our NICU.