Suzanne M. Bronheim, Ph.D
Associate Research Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University Medical Center
Senior Policy Analyst, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development
Content Expert, Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training
As faculty within the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC), Dr. Bronheim has worked on numerous projects to address disparities in infant mortality, to address the needs of children and youth with special health care needs and to support Maternal and Child Health Bureau funded training programs to address cultural and linguistic competence and increase diversity of trainees and faculty. She has been a member of teams conducting research on psychometrically sound measures of cultural and linguistic competence and family-centered care. As a pediatric psychologist, Dr. Bronheim was director of the learning disabilities/neuropsychology service at Georgetown for twenty years, was co-director of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Georgetown, provided evaluation and consultation for adults with developmental disabilities, and served as the psychologist in the Pediatric Pulmonary Center, the Cystic Fibrosis Center and the renal dialysis and transplant team at Georgetown University Hospital. For over ten years, she coordinated Communities Can!, a national network of communities dedicated to using collaborative strategies to support and serve all children and families, including those with or at risk for special health care needs.