NIPN Steering Committee

The Steering Committee’s primary functions are to provide expert guidance into the development, implementation, and evaluation of NIPN activities as well as to guide the implementation of a NIPN strategic plan. The committee convenes monthly.

*Member of the NIPN Leadership Team which meets weekly

NameTitleAffiliationInformation
Judith Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN, FAAP*Executive DirectorVermont Child Health Improvement ProgramEmail | Bio
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and NursingUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine
Wendy Davis, MD, FAAP*Associate Director, National Improvement Partnership NetworkVermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of MedicineEmail | Bio
Amy Belisle, MD, FAAP

Director

Child Health Quality Improvement at Maine Quality CountsEmail | Bio
Susan Castellano

Maternal and Child Health Manager

Minnesota Department of Human Services; MNCHIPEmail | Bio
R. Allen Coffman, Jr., MD, FAAPMedical Director The Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Initiative for TennesseeEmail | Bio
Harvey Doremus Project LAUNCH Program DirectorDiv., Family and Community Health Services Ohio Dept. of HealthEmail
Gerry Fairbrother, PhD Senior FellowAcademy HealthEmail | Bio
Barbara Frankowski, MD, MPH* Improvement Partnership Physician AdvisorVermont Child Health Improvement ProgramEmail | Bio
Professor of General Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine
Chealsea Hunter Project CoordinatorVermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of MedicineEmail
Jane McGrath, MD, FAAP* DirectorEnvision New MexicoEmail | Bio
Professor of PediatricsUniversity of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Chuck Norlin, MD, FAAP* DirectorUtah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare QualityEmail | Bio
Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Utah
Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBAPrincipal Stemmler & Associates, LLC Bio Email | Bio
Rachel Wallace-Brodeur Quality Improvement CoachVermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of MedicineEmail
Mark Weissman, MD, FAAP* DirectorDC Partnership to Improve Children's Healthcare QualityEmail | Bio
Chief of General Pediatrics and Community HealthChildren's National Medical Center