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Our Team

The AboutKidsHealth team works closely with the health-care professionals at The Hospital for Sick Children in the development and review of the child health information on

The AboutKidsHealth team

Sean Schurr


Shawna Silver, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, PEng

Chief Medical Editor, AboutKidsHealth

Staff Paediatrician, The Hospital for Sick Children and North York General Hospital

Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

John Paul Rosendall, BA, MBA, PMP

Manager, Business and Operations

Geneviève Metropolis, RGD

Program Manager, User Interface and Design

Jennifer Polk, BSc (Hons), MScBMC

Program Manager, Partners and Sponsors

Erika Schippel

Coordinator - Publishing and Social Media

Medical Writers/Editors

Susan Ball, BSc BMC

Managing Editor

Clodagh McCarthy, BA, MA, PMP

Medical Writer/Editor

Alexandra Theodorakidis, BJourn

Medical Writer/Editor

Jessica Fishbein, BA, MA

Editorial Assistant

Design & Media

Monika Musial, BA (Hons), MScBMC

Medical Illustrator

Cathryn Schmidt

Multimedia Producer

Web Developers

James K Lee, BFA

Web Coordinator

Stephanie Schmidt

Web Coordinator

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