Our Team

Pictured: Arshi Yusuf, Carolyn McGrory, and Lisa Coscia

Michael Moritz, MD, is the Chief of Transplantation Services at Lehigh Valley Hospital and holds an appointment as Professor of Surgery at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.  Dr. Moritz graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency and transplant training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  Dr. Moritz has been a Co-investigator of the TPR since its inception and is currently the Principal Investigator of the TPR.

Serban Constantinescu, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and the Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at Temple.  Dr. Constantinescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania where he also earned his PhD.  He completed his fellowship in Nephrology and Renal Transplantation at the University of Pennsylvania.  Serban has been involved with the Transplant Pregnancy Registry since 2005 and is now the Co-investigator of the TPR.

Lisa Coscia, RN, BSN, CCTC, received her nursing degree from the University of Michigan and is a certified transplant coordinator.  Lisa has spent her career in the transplant field holding positions as a transplant unit staff nurse at Hahnemann University Hospital and as a kidney-pancreas transplant coordinator at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.   For the past 19 years, she has been a research coordinator with the TPR.

Carolyn McGrory, BSN, MS, received her nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her Masters in Education and Counseling from Wayne State University. After nearly 20 years, first in education and then in Lupus clinical research at Thomas Jefferson University, she joined the TPR as a Research Coordinator.

Arshi Yusuf, MS, received a bachelor’s in Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, India and worked as an Engineer in quality control and data management in India and the Middle East. She completed her Masters in Bio Medical Informatics from Rutgers. She joined the TPR team as a Research Data Coordinator in 2018.