Center for Advanced Practice Leadership Team

We have nearly 300 Advanced Practice Providers represented in all specialty areas at Lurie Children's, providing comprehensive evidenced-based care to patients and families. Our team is led by:

Julie Creaden, APRN
Senior Director, Center for Advanced Practice

Julie Creaden, APN, Senior Director, Center for Advanced Practice

"I am humbled and honored to lead this team of highly skilled and motivated providers; who exude our mission and vision in all they do to provide the best care to our patients and families. The passion, drive and dedication our APPs offer to every patient inspires and supports our families during the journey through their child's care."

Barbara Suplit, MSN, CPNP-PC, PMHS
Director of Advanced Practice Provider Practice and Professional Development, Center for Advanced Practice

"I believe that every advanced practice provider is a leader. As the Director of Advanced Practice Provider Practice and Professional Development, my mission is to partner with each APP to support their professional goals for clinical excellence, as well as develop their leadership skills to enhance the future of health care."

APP Leadership Team Organizational Chart

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