University of Vermont

College of Medicine

National Improvement Partnership Network (NIPN)

directory

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

Name/Email

Title

Affiliation

Information

Executive Director

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program

Bio

Research Associate Professor,
Department of Pediatrics and Nursing

University of Vermont College of Medicine

Wendy Davis, MD, FAAP*

Associate Director, National Improvement Partnership Network

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of Medicine

Bio

Amy Belisle, MD, FAAP

Director Child Health Quality Improvement at Maine Quality Counts Bio

Susan Castellano

Maternal and Child Health Manager

Minnesota Department of Human Services; MNCHIP

Bio

R. Allen Coffman, Jr., MD, FAAP

Medical Director The Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Initiative for Tennessee Bio

Harvey Doremus

Project LAUNCH Program Director

Div., Family and Community Health Services Ohio Dept. of Health

 

Gerry Fairbrother, PhD

Senior Fellow

Academy Health

Bio

Barbara Frankowski, MD, MPH*

Improvement Partnership Physician Advisor

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program

Bio

Professor of General Pediatrics/Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

University of Vermont College of Medicine

Chealsea Hunter

Project Coordinator

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of Medicine

 

Jane McGrath, MD, FAAP*

Director

Envision New Mexico

Bio

Professor of Pediatrics

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Chuck Norlin, MD, FAAP*

Director

Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality

Bio

Professor of Pediatrics

University of Utah

Peggy Stemmler, MD, MBA

Principal Stemmler & Associates, LLC Bio

Rachel Wallace-Brodeur

Quality Improvement Coach

Vermont Child Health Improvement Program; University of Vermont College of Medicine

 

Mark Weissman, MD, FAAP*

Director

DC Partnership to Improve Children's Healthcare Quality

Bio

Chief of General Pediatrics and Community Health

Children's National Medical Center

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