Illinois EMSC Advisory Board

The Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program aims to improve outcomes in the critically ill and injured child by enhancing pediatric emergency care capabilities and promoting pediatric illness/injury prevention initiatives within our state. Guiding and providing oversight to this endeavor is the Illinois EMSC Advisory Board, composed of representatives from professional health care organizations, child advocate organizations, community service agencies and others vested in the care of children.

Click here to view EMSC Advisory Board Bylaws. Click here to access the EMSC Advisory Board meeting minutes.

  • Christine Bishof, MD, Illinois State Medical Society
  • Stefanie Clarke, RN, BSN, CPEN, CEN, TNS, Illinois Council, Emergency Nurses Association
  • John Collins, EMT-P, Illinois EMT Association
  • Petroux Dykes, RN, BSN, MSN, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
  • Susan Fuchs, MD, Co-Principal Investigator, EMSC Program, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, National Association of EMS Physicians
  • Kimberly Pate Godden, Illinois State Ambulance Association
  • Jeanne Grady, RN, Division of Specialized Care for Children
  • Joseph Hageman, MD, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Mike Hansen, EMT-P, BA, Illinois Fire Chief's Association
  • Angelica Hernandez, BSN, RN, CN-BN, Illinois Department of Public Health, School Health Program
  • Amy Hill, MS, Illinois SAFE KIDS
  • Lubna Madani, MD, Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
  • Theresa Martinez, RN, MSN, CCRN-K, Shriners Hospital for Children
  • Denise McCaffrey, Prevent Child Abuse - Illinois
  • Teresa Morrell Riech, MD, MPH, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • George Paul, MD, Illinois College of Emergency Physicians
  • Bradley Perry, EMT-P, EMS System Coordinator
  • Bonnie Salvetti, RN, BSN, American Nurses Association - Illinois
  • Paola Smith, MD, American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
  • Kathy Swafford, MD, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Kristin Tindall, RN, Illinois Health and Hospital Association
  • Michael Wahl, MD, Illinois Health and Hospital Association
  • J. Thomas Willis, EMT-P, Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois and Illinois EMSC Family/Parent representative