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UW Department of 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.Photo of a newborn infant holding the hand of a doctor.

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


Emily A Hartford, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor Faculty member, PECC Kenya

Anna Bruett Hedstrom, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Global Health

Krystle Perez, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health Director of The Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Team, UWMC NICU

Senior Advisors

Maneesh Batra, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics Adjunct Professor of Global Health

Margaret Rosenfeld, MD, MPH

Professor Associate Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Pediatrics Interim Co-Center Director, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Director, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Clinic

Indi Trehan, MD, MPH, DTM&H

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