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Our Child Life Team

2018 Child Life Staff

Contact Child Life: 410-955-6276


Patrice Brylske, CCLS
Director of Child Life Services
Master of Public Administration: University of Baltimore
B.S. in Child Development: Iowa State University 
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Phoebe Bacon
Librarian, Children’s and Family Resource Library
Liaison, Home and Hospital
MLS in Library and Information Sciences: University of Maryland
M.A. in Political Science/International Relations, B.A. in Political Science: University of Maryland
B.S. in Nursing: Duke University 

Annie Beatson, CCLS
Special Programs Coordinator, Child Life Specialist I
BA in History, Psychology: New York University
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Anna Biddle, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pediatric Emergency Department
B.A. in Psychology and Family Science: University of Maryland
Internship: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Emily Carlton, CCLS
Child Life Specialist II, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
B.S. in Child Life: East Carolina University
Internship: Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center

Kelsey Davis, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pre-Op and PACU
M.S. in Child Development with Specializations in Child Life and Children’s Policy & Law: Erikson Institute
B.A. in Psychology with Honors: The Ohio State University
Internship: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Lexie DeLone, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pediatric Outpatient Oncology Clinic
M.S. in Child Life: University of Charleston, South Carolina
M.A. in Experimental Psychology: Wake Forest University
B.S. in Psychology: College of Charleston
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Sabrina Whiteleather, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies: Penn State University
Internship: Children’s Specialized Hospital

Kelley Ercole, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pediatric Clinical Research Unit
B.S. in Public Health and Sociology: College of Charleston
M.S. in Child Life, Administration, and Family Collaboration: Towson University
Internship: Children’s Health: Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

Elizabeth Granberg, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Adolescent Unit
B.S. in Child Life: Edgewood College
B.A. in Journalism: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Internship: Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt 

Carlos Harris
Child Life Video Producer
B.S. in Communications Studies: Morgan State University

Rosemary Hawkins, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Harriet Lane Clinic
M.S. in Child Life, Administration, and Family Collaboration: Towson University
B.S. in Family and Human Services: Towson University
Internship: The University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital

Lauren Mitchell, CCLS
Senior Child Life Specialist, Child Life Training Coordinator, EMU
M.S. in Clinical Community Counseling: Johns Hopkins University 
B.S. in Child Life: East Carolina University
Internship: Yale: New Haven Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Peyton Pike, CCLS
Child Life Specialist II, School Age/Burn Care Unit
M.S. in Child Life, Family Collaboration and Administration: Towson University
B.S. in Psychology: Sewanee: The University of the South
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

Caroline Potter, CCLS
Child Life Specialist III, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
M.S. in Child Life: Bank Street College of Education
B.S. in Health and Exercise Science: Furman University
Internship: The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Tiffany Potterfield, CCLS
Child Life Specialist II, Infant Toddler Unit
M.S. in Child Life: Towson University
B.S. in Mass Communications: Towson University
Internship: Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

Nilu Rahman, CCLS
Senior Child Life Specialist, Pediatric Outpatient Dialysis Clinic
M.S. in Child Development with Child Life Specialization: Erikson Institute
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, Sociology Minor: Pennsylvania State University
Internship: The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital

Alli Reilly, CCLS
Senior Child Life Specialist, Pediatric Radiation Oncology
M.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology: University of Pittsburgh
B.S. in Rehabilitation Services: Penn State University
Internship: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Alyssa Stewart, CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pediatric Emergency Department
B.S. in Family & Child Development: Liberty University
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

LK Toohey, CLS
Child Life Specialist I, Pediatric Urology and Inpatient Weekend
M.S. in Child Life: University of Charleston, South Carolina
B.A. in Psychology: Clemson University
Internship: Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Crissie Traugott, M.Ed., CCLS
Child Life Specialist I, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit and Pediatric Outpatient Neurology Clinic
M.Ed. in Elementary Education: The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
B.A. in Psychology:  Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Mollie Young, CCLS
Child Life Specialist II, Pediatric Radiology
B.S. in Human Science: Mississippi State University
Internship: Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

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