Partnership for Child Health Leadership and Board of Directors

Executive Director – Vicki Waytowich, Ed.D.

Medical Director – Jeff Goldhagen, M.D.


Board of Directors, 2017/18

– Officers (Executive Committee)

 Chairman – Thomas Chiu, M.D.,Representing Children’s Medical Services; Regional Medical Director, Children’s Medical Services North Central Region; Professor and Medical Director, External Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, UF College of Medicine Jacksonville

Vice-Chairperson – Bethany Atkins, M.D., Representing Northeast Florida Pediatric Society, Primary Care Pediatrician, Baptist Health

Secretary / Treasurer – Julie Kellogg, M.D., Representing Pediatric Primary Care Providers, St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center

– Directors

Representing Pediatric Primary Care Providers 
– James Cheek, M.D., Primary Care Pediatrician, Carithers Pediatrics

– Mary Soha, M.D., Primary Care Pediatrician, Dr. Mary’s Place

– Shelly Thompson, M.D., Primary Care Pediatrician, Duval County Health Department – Center for Women and Children

University University of Florida – Jacksonville, Chair, Department of Pediatrics 
– Mark Hudak, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville

Wolfson Children’s Hospital, President
– Michael Aubin, Hospital President, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Representing Wolfson Children’s Hospital 
– Jerry Bridgham, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Wolfson Children’s Hospital

Representing Nemours Children’s Clinic
– Michael Erhard, M.D., Medical Director, Nemours Children’s Clinic

Duval County Health Department, Director
– Kelli Wells, M.D.,  Director, Florida Department of Health in Duval County

Advisory to Children’s Medical Services (Ex-Officio)
– Gerold L. Schiebler, M.D., Statewide Consultant, Children’s Medical Services

At-large Members
– Robert Threlkel, M.D., Retired Pediatrician, Carithers Pediatric Group; Currently holds positions on Boards of multiple child-serving agencies and contributes knowledge and expertise to many child/youth health initiatives in the community.

– Gary Josephson, M.D., Pediatric Otolaryngologist, Nemours Children’s Clinic

– Steven P. Cuffe, M.D., FAC Psych, UF College of Medicine / Jacksonville, Department of Psychiatry – Chair

Representing Youth Served
– Ravyn Winehouse

Representing University of Florida at Jacksonville, Department of Pediatrics Residency Program 
– (Vacant)