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Giulio Barbero, MD, created the Cystic Fibrosis Center at the University of Missouri in 1972 by gathering a team of specialists to care for the special needs of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The center has served the people of mid-Missouri ever since.

Meet the Team

Danielle Staudenmyer Danielle Staudenmyer, Dietitian, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Natalie HarrisNatalie Harris, Respiratory Therapist BHS, RRT

Donna M. SmithDonna M. Smith, Nurse Clinician, RN

Heather BlumbergHeather Blumberg, Social Worker, MSW, LCSW

Melissa KoubaMelissa Kouba, MD, Co-Medical Director of Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center

Harjyot SohalHarjyot Sohal, MD, FCCP, Co-Medical Director Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

Schedule Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our providers, please call 573-882-8788.



University Physicians Medical Building
1020 Hitt Street
Columbia, MO 65201

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Springfield Outreach Clinic
2115 S. Fremont, Suite 2200
Springfield, MO 65804

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

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