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The Children’s Care Network is a taxable, nonprofit subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. It is governed by a physician-led board of directors, composed of independent community doctors dedicated to advancing pediatrics in our state.

Board of Directors

Robert Wiskind, M.D., former President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is the current board chair of The Children’s Care Network. Dr. Wiskind has been a physician at Atlanta’s Peachtree Park Pediatrics, LLP for more than 20 years. Other physicians joining Dr. Wiskind as board members of The Children’s Care Network, include:

Private practice/pediatrician

  • Roy Benaroch, MD (Board Chair)
  • Helena Bentley, MD
  • Norman “Chip” Harbaugh Jr., MD
  • Douglas Josephson, MD
  • Robert Licata, MD
  • William "Rick" Payne, MD
  • Anu Sheth, MD
  • Melinda Willingham, MD

 Private practice/specialist/medical 

  • Michael Mallory, MD
  • Billy Meyers, MD
Private practice/specialist/surgical
  • Sivasanker Bakthvachalam, MD 
  • Hal Scherz, MD (Vice Chair)
Employed by a system/specialist (Children’s or other organization)
  • Robert Campbell, MD
  • Jim Fortenberry, MD
  • Lucky Jain, MD
  • Mark Wulkan, MD
Children’s representatives
  • Donna Hyland
  • Daniel Salinas, MD
  • Karen DeGood, MBA, Executive Director
  • Matthew Levy, MD, Medical Director 
  • Brad Weselman, MD, Medical Director for Quality Programs