Meet the Children's Inpatient Program Team

The staff of Bradley Hospital's children's inpatient program are here to answer questions about diagnoses and treatment, and how these things may affect your family. 


Nicole Cappelli, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Chief, Children's Program
Michele Gessman, LICSW
Social Work Program Manager
Pediatric Nephrologist

Karen Holler Ph.D. is a pediatric neuropsychologist and associate professor at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine Brown University. She has over 20 years of experience working with children and families to identify and manage cognitive, social, emotional, learning and attention difficulties.

Julie Klang, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Lisa Mollo, MA, BSN, RN, NE-BC
Clinical Director of Nursing
Nicole Nappe, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Manager
Jennifer Schnirman, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Jessica Somweber, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Gerald Tarnoff, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in the Bradley children's outpatient clinic and the children's inpatient unit. Tarnoff is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.