Global Health and SPS

The Goal of the Global Health Sub-Committee

To further the Society’s mission of “striving to be the international multidisciplinary leader in the advancement of global pediatric sedation by promoting safe, high-quality care, innovative research, and quality professional education” in resource-rich and resource-limited settings alike.

Chair, Megan Schultz, MD, MA
Medical College of Wisconsin

Carlos Delgado, MD
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Cheryl Gooden, MD
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Matthew Gunderson, MD, MSc
University of New Mexico

Kunal Gupta
Children’s Dental Center, India

Jaimee Holbrook, MD
University of Chicago – Comer Children’s Hospital

Dominique Ploin, MD, PhD
Hospices Civils de Lyon, France

Arlette Setiawan
Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
Padjadjaran, Indonesia

Elise van der Jagt, MD, MPH
University of Rochester

Leonel Toledo, MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kaylah Ibidapo, MD
University of Chicago

Sally Watson, MD
Monroe Carell, Jr., Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

SPS Members’ Global Health Initiatives

Janey Phelps, MD (UNC): Malawi
Sue Kost, MD (CHOP): Ghana, Paraguay, Haiti, Kenya
Cheryl Gooden, MD (Yale): Vietnam, Tanzania, Nicaragua, Peru, India, China
Megan Schultz, MD (Medical College of Wisconsin): Liberia, Ethiopia, Kenya
Jennifer Hayes, RN (Comer Children’s Hospital): China, Cardiac Alliance
Abdallah Dalabih, MD (Arkansas Children’s Hospital): Turkey
Melinda Coplin, RN (Dental care, Montana): Tonga
Matthew Gunderson, MD (UNM): Honduras, Guatemala, Peru, Dominican Republic
Carlos Delgado (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta): Republic of Georgia, Kosovo
Kunal Gupta (Children’s Dental Center in Delhi): India
Leonel Toldeo, MD (CHOP): Chile, China, Botswana, and the Dominican Republic
Kaylah Ibidapo, MD (University of Chicago) Liberia


Funding for Global Pediatric Sedation Projects

SPS Scholarly Grant Information

Other Funding Opportunities

Global Pediatric Sedation Publications by Committee Members