Foundation Board

Pillar Team Members

The Foundation Pillar is lead by a team including members of the Board of Directors and staff leadership, including:

Norman Christopher, MD, FAAP – Chair Akron Children’s Hospital
Robert Murray, MD, FAAP – Co-Chair The Ohio State University
Michael Gittelman, MD, FAAP – Ohio AAP President Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Sarah Adams, MD, FAAP Akron Children’s Hospital
William Cotton, MD Retired, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Kate Griswold, MD Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Pam Oatis, MD Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center
Chris Peltier, MD, FAAP Pediatric Associates of Mount Carmel, Inc.
Karyn Wulf, MD MPH Abbott Nutrition
Darryl Robbins, DO Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Jay Highman Nature’s One
Janay Stevens, J.D. Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease LLP
Adam Ross OhioHealth 
Melissa Wervey Arnold               (Ohio AAP Staff) Ohio AAP Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth Dawson                      (Ohio AAP Staff) Ohio AAP Chief Operations Officer
Hayley Southworth, MS              (Ohio AAP Staff) Ohio AAP Director of Program Management and Training
Olivia Simon                              (Ohio AAP Staff) Ohio AAP Foundation & Communications Coordinator
Erin Flynn Clover Lindsay Consulting