Department Leadership

Department Leadership

Our senior physician leadership is charged with keeping the department on course, focused on the goals laid out in our mission statement.

Mission Statement

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics exists to meet the health-related needs of children within environments that each child and family can perceive as safe.  We serve this mission through excellence in clinical care, medical education, pediatric research and community engagement, while inclusive of all

Vision Statement

The Department of Pediatrics is to be

  • An inclusive environment that nurtures diversity among its faculty, staff and trainees as it pursues its missions
  • A center of excellence in children’s healthcare, in partnership with Norton Children’s Hospital, through provision of evidence-based, patient-centered, high quality, high value diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health services
  • Outstanding and innovative educators for our pediatrics residency training program, medical student rotations, and fellowship programs, with a faculty that models effective work-life balance
  • A national leader in pediatric clinical/clinical-translational trials, health services research, and education research, and a substantial contributor to basic science knowledge in childhood diabetes and neurosciences
  • Known for principled advocacy for children’s health and health equity and for community engagement and global health efforts that improve the lives of all in our city, our state and beyond.

 

Charles Woods, MD

Charles Woods, MD, MS
Interim Chairman
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

Chief of Staff
Norton Children's Hospital

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Kim Boland, M.D.

Kimberly A. Boland, MD, FAAP
Executive Vice Chair
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

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Jeff Grill, M.D.

Jeff Grill, MD
Vice Chair - Community Relations and Outreach
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

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V. Faye Jones, M.D.

V. Faye Jones, MD, PhD, MSPH
Vice Chair - Inclusive Excellence
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

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Brad Keller, M.D.

Brad Keller, MD
Vice Chair - Research

Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

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In K. Kim, M.D.

In K. Kim, MD, MBA
Vice Chair - Clinical Operations
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
University of Louisville

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