Board of Directors 2017-2018

Jill Ackerman started her career in hospital management at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 1994 and has been the Administrative Manager of the Department of Pediatrics for 20 years.  Her responsibilities in this role include operational oversight of inpatient and ambulatory services, facilities management, and non-clinical support staff and project management.

Sandie Bolina is currently the Administrator/Chief Business Officer for the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center & Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Prior to Vanderbilt, Sandie was at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM) at Northwestern University for twenty years, where she served as the Department Administrator of Pediatrics for fifteen years.

Michael Corbo is a graduate of Villanova University. Mr. Corbo has worked at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for the past 22 years, working in management roles for both the Departments of Anesthesia and Pediatrics. In his current role he serves as the Finance Officer for the Department of Pediatrics with responsibilities for Finance, Information Systems, Contracting, Malpractice and Billing.

Amelia Randall received her bachelor’s degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and recently received her MBA from Emory University. Ms. Randall has worked for the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University for the past 8 years, originally starting out as a basic science researcher. Her administrative career began in sponsored research administration, and she assumed her current role as the Assistant Clinical Administrator for the department in 2013. 

 Mike Propst is the Director of Finance and Administration of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University. Mike has a BA in Film from UC Santa Cruz and an MBA from the Haas School of business at UC Berkeley. He has been in the Department of Pediatrics since 2004, mostly in clinical finance roles. Mike lives in San Francisco and enjoys traveling and bike riding in his free time.

Zhenming Tan is currently the Associate Administrator for Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine overseeing the department’s academic operation. As a member of the department’s leadership team, Tan assists the Chair and the Vice Chair of Administration in strategic and financial planning of the department. 

Jack Curran is an Administrative Director in the Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Kansas City. Jack is responsible for providing leadership for several key research programs – Clinical Pharmacology, Genome Center, Center for Health Lifestyles & Nutrition, Translational Genetics, Bioethics, and Health Outcomes Research. He also serves as a key liaison to the Children’s Research Institute with respect to Research Administration, Research Financial Management, the Internal Grants Program, and Institutional Biorepository. 

Kristi Baker is an Administrative Director for the Department of Pediatrics with Children's Mercy Kansas City.  Her focus is on LEAN/Quality & Safety and Clinical Outcomes. In that role, Kristi provides senior level multi-departmental leadership in all aspects of planning, strategy and administration.

Shelisa joined the AAAP in 2013.  She currently serves as the Chief Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  Shelisa is responsible for directing all business and operational components for a department with 18 clinical pediatric subspecialties, 244 faculty, 68 fellows, 70 residents, 96 advanced practice providers, 287 staff, and >600 grants and contracts.

Susan Kline joined the Duke team in 2014 to serve as Vice Chair of Finance and Administration for the Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine and Chief Administrator for the pediatric practice plan within the Private Diagnostic Clinic, PLLC (Duke Health’s overarching practice plan).


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