The APPD Global Health Learning Community (GHLC) Steering Committee directs the efforts of the GHLC. Steering Committee members are global health educators who have expressed interest in leadership and in providing increased educational resources for pediatric training programs.

Heather Crouse


Texas Children's/Baylor

Jennifer Watts

Vice Chair

Children’s Mercy, Kansas City

Executive Committee

Maneesh Batra

University of Washington

Sabrina butteris

(Past Chair)

UW Health and the American Family Children's Hospital

Mike Pitt

(Past Chair)

University of Minnesota

christiana russ

(Past Chair)

Boston Children’s Hospital

Chuck Schubert

(Past Chair)

Cincinnati Children’s


(Past Chair)

University of Wisconsin

Tania Condurache

(Past Chair)

University of Louisville

steering Committee

adelaide barnes

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Elizabeth Keating

University of Utah

Heather Lukolyo

Baylor College of Medicine

Joanne Mendoza

University of Virginia

Pia Pannaraj

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

AMy Rule

Cincinnati Children’s

Lee Morris

Levine Children's Hospital

Kathleen Ferrer

Children's National