Children’s Health Contact

Learn about our staff below and contact us via our hotline (866-967-7337) or our email ( You can also follow us on Twitter @ChildrensEnviro or visit our Facebook page for the latest children's environmental health news. We also have a blog where we post about an array of environmental health topics.


Susan Buchanan

Susan Buchanan, MD, MPH
Director of Region 5 PEHSU
Clinical Associate Professor at the UIC School of Public Health and Departmental Affiliate of UIC Family Medicine

Nick Newman

Nick Newman, DO, MPH
Director of Region 5 PEHSU satellite at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Director of Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic, Assistant Professor at University of Cincinnati

Mark Mycyk

Mark Mycyk, MD, FACMT, FACEP
Director of Research, Toxikon Consortium
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University

Ann Naughton

Ann Naughton, RN, MPA, COHN-S
Nurse at University of Illinois Chicago and Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Phone: 312-864-5526

Zeke McKinney

Zeke McKinney, MD, MHI, MPH 
Assistant Residency Director and Faculty Physician, HealthPartners Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Residency Program in Minnesota

Elizabeth Neary

Elizabeth Neary, MD
Wisconsin Environmental Health Network in Madison, Wisconsin

Gary Loy

Gary Loy, MD, MPH
Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultant and Obstetrician
Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Rush University Medical College

Helen Binns

Helen Binns, MD, MPH
Director, Lead Evaluation Clinic at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine