Adam David Kufen, RN, BS, CCRC, MBA

  • Clinical Research Manager and Quality Assurance Review Specialist

Adam Kufen holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, a B.S. from California University of Pennsylvania, and his RN licensure. He has been in clinical research for 10 years earning his CCRC in 2012. Currently, he is the Clinical Research Manager for the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and one of the clinical research leaders within the Department of Pediatrics. He leads a number of hospital-wide clinical research initiatives including Quality Assurance Review and Clinical Research Education. Mr. Kufen is helping to shape the future of research at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. 

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology, California University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Diploma in Nursing, Ohio Valley General Hospital, School of Nursing, 2009
  • MBA, University of Pittsburgh, Katz School of Business, 2016

Selected Publications

Goyal A, Yeh A, Bush BR, Firek BA, Siebold LM, Rogers MB, Kufen AD, Morowitz MJ. Safety, Clinical Response, and Microbiome Findings Following Fecal Microbiota Transplant in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2018 Jan. 24 (2):410-421. PMID: 29361092