Hospital Educator and Academic Liaison Association


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Executive Board


 

Chairperson
Lisa Northman, PhD
                                                        
Psychologist
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
Phone 617-632-6764
lisa_northman@dfci.harvard.edu                                                         
 
 


                                                                                                             

 
 
 
Chair-Elect
Megan Elam, EdD
 
Director, Center for School Services and Educational Research
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH
Phone 513-803-3272
                                                                  
                                                                                               
                                                                                                                      
                                                         
Vice-Chairperson
Alicia Riggs, MEd
                                                                                           
Patient Academic Services Coordinator
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
St. Petersburg, FL
Phone 727-767-4130
                                                         
 
 

 

 


Secretary
Joni Hildreth, MPsy, NBCT
                                                         
Teacher/Educational Coordinator
Levine Children's Hospital
Charlotte, NC
Phone 704-381-0156   
                                                             
                                                           


                                                           

 

Treasurer
Courtney Emery, MEd, NBCT
                                                           
School Intervention Specialist                                                           
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Phone 859-218-3442
 
                                                          


Marketing and Communications Officer
Patty Dillhoff, MAT
                                                         
Manager, School Intervention Program
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH
Phone 513-636-7322                                                           
patricia.dillhoff@cchmc.org                                                                                                               




Member At-Large
Sarah Smith

Hospital Teacher/School Liaison, School Intervention Program
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital
Grand Rapids, MI
Phone 616-267-0924
  

 

 

Member At-Large
Cara Giannillo, MSEd.
                                                       
Coordinator, School Intervention & Re-Entry Program
Stony Brook Children's Hospital
Stony Brook, NY
Phone 631-444-7521

 

 

Member At-Large

Patricia Kerrigan, PhD                                

Cognitive Late Effects/School Intervention Specialists
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Los Angelos, CA
Phone 310-824-5696
 


                                       

 









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