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Our Leadership

Michelle Riley-Brown

Michelle Riley-Brown MHA, FACHE

President and CEO

Michelle Riley-Brown, M.H.A., FACHE, is the president and chief executive officer of Children's National Hospital, ranked #5 in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report 2023-24 Best Children’s Hospitals annual rankings. She joined the organization on July 1, 2023, bringing with her more than two decades of pediatric healthcare expertise and hospital leadership.

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Donna Anthony

Vice President, Chief of Staff

Donna Anthony is vice president and chief of staff at Children's National Hospital. Donna plays a critical role in the management of executive priorities as well as helping to facilitate progress on strategic and operational initiatives.
Nathaniel  Beers

Nathaniel Beers MD, MPA, FAAP

Executive Vice President, Community and Population Health

Nathaniel Beers, M.D., M.P.A., F.A.A.P, is executive vice president for Community and Population Health at Children's National.
Catherine Bollard

Catherine Bollard MD, MBChB

Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Interim Director, Children's National Research Institute

Catherine Bollard, M.D., M.B.Ch.B., is interim executive vice president and chief academic officer at Children's National Hospital, and interim director of the Children's National Research Institute. Dr. Bollard is also interim chair, Department of Pediatrics and associate dean, Pediatric Academic Affairs at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; and director of the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at Children's National Hospital.
Denice Cora Bramble

Denice Cora Bramble MD, MBA

Chief Diversity Officer

Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., M.B.A., is the chief diversity officer at Children's National Hospital.
Jeffrey Dome

Jeffrey Dome MD, PhD

Senior Vice President, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Division Chief, Oncology

Jeffrey Dome, M.D., Ph.D., serves as senior vice president of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and chief of the Division of Oncology at Children’s National. He also is professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Thomas Willson and Lenore Williams McKnew Professor of Pediatric Oncology.
Mary Anne Hilliard

Mary Anne Hilliard Esq, RN, FAAN

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Mary Anne Hilliard, Esq., R.N., F.A.A.N., is executive vice president and chief legal officer at Children's National Hospital. She oversees legal services, risk management, compliance, internal audit, insurance, workers' compensation and captive management at Children's National.

Aldwin Lindsay

Aldwin Lindsay MBA

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Aldwin Lindsay, M.B.A., is executive vice president and chief financial officer at Children's National Hospital.

Matt MacVey

Matt MacVey MBA

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Matt MacVey, M.B.A., is executive vice president and chief information officer at Children's National Hospital.

DeAnn Marshall

DeAnn Marshall MHA

President, Children’s National Hospital Foundation

DeAnn Marshall, MHA, is president of the Children’s National Hospital Foundation at Children’s National Hospital. DeAnn brings exceptional development leadership, has a history of exceeding fundraising targets and embraces the power of partnership.

Anthony Sandler

Anthony Sandler MD

Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief, Joseph E. Robert Jr. Center for Surgical Care, Director, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation

Anthony Sandler, M.D., is senior vice president and surgeon-in-chief of the Joseph E. Robert Jr. Center for Surgical Care and also the director of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Hospital. He is the Diane and Norman Bernstein professor in Pediatric Surgery and also a principal investigator in the Immunology Initiative of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation.
Rahul Shah

Rahul Shah MD, MBA

Senior Vice President, Children's National Hospital-Based Specialties Center

Rahul Shah, M.D., M.B.A., serves as the senior vice president for the Children’s National Hospital-Based Specialties Center. Prior to his appointment, he served as the interim senior vice president.
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Linda Talley MS, RN, NE-BC, FAAN

Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer

Linda Talley, M.S., R.N., NE-BC, F.A.A.N., is senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Children's National Hospital. She joined Children’s National as a staff nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Elizabeth Wells

Elizabeth Wells MD

Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine Neurologist

Elizabeth Wells, M.D., is senior vice president of the Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Wells focuses on the programmatic development of the Center including work on quality and safety, medical informatics, diversity and inclusion and patient experience.
David Wessel

David Wessel MD

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Physician-In-Chief

David Wessel, M.D., is executive vice president, chief medical officer, physician-in-chief and the Ikaria Distinguished professor of Critical Care Medicine at Children's National Hospital. He is also professor of anesthesiology, critical care medicine and pediatrics at the George Washington University.