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UW Pediatrics Global Health Collaborative

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The mission of the UW Department of Pediatrics Global Health Collaborative (GHC) is to improve global child health and survival by catalyzing the work of UW pediatric faculty and trainees.

GHC strives to achieve this mission through:

  • Supporting advocacy, research and education in pediatric global health
  • Fostering collaboration throughout the Department of Pediatrics and beyond
  • Encouraging mentorship for trainees and  junior faculty pursuing global health careers

Examples of GHC activities

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Katie R. Nielsen, MD, MPH

Associate Professor Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health


Amelie von Saint Andre-von Arnim, MD

Associate Professor Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Global Health

Emily A Hartford, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor Faculty member, PECC Kenya

Anna Bruett Hedstrom, MD

Associate Professor Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Global Health Neonatal Medical Director, Wenatchee Valley Hospital Neonatal Medical Director, St. Joseph Bellingham Medical Center

Krystle Perez, MD, MPH

Associate Professor Associate Residency Director Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health Co-Lead Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia team at UW

Senior Advisors

Maneesh Batra, MD, MPH

Professor Adjunct Professor of Global Health

Margaret Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

Professor Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Research Interim Co-Center Director, SCRI's Center for Clinical and Translational Research Director, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Clinic

Indi Trehan, MD, MPH, DTM&H

Associate Professor Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology

Faculty members