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Andrew P. Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH
Andrew P. Steenhoff
Medical Director, Global Health Center

Dr. Steenhoff is medical director of the Global Health Center at Children's Hospital. He serves as a global health advocate for children, seeking to optimize mutually beneficial partnerships between clinical and academic institutions in diverse settings.

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Dr. Steenhoff is medical director of the Global Health Center at Children's  Hospital of Philadelphia. He completed pediatric training in South Africa, England, and the United States. Following pediatric residency and chief residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, he did his Infectious Diseases Fellowship at CHOP. Dr. Steenhoff combines clinical, teaching, and research skills to improve the health of children in low- and middle-income countries.

Dr. Steenhoff is assistant professor of Pediatrics at Penn, an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP, and an adjunct senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics of the University of Botswana. He is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force and vice-chair of the Adult and Child Lung Health Section of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease.

As a Global Health Advocate for children, he seeks to optimize mutually beneficial partnerships between clinical and academic institutions in diverse settings. He has practice clinical medicine in Botswana, England, South Africa, and the United States. He speaks English, and some French, Afrikaans, and Zulu.

Education and Training

MBBCH, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1994

DCH, Royal College of Surgeons, United Kingdom (Pediatrics), 1997

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Infectious Diseases), 2007
 

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Global Health Center

Fellowship Director, Pincus Global Health Fellowship

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

South African Medical Association, 1994-

College of Pediatricians of South Africa, 2001-

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2002-

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2004-

Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2010-

International Union Against TB and Lung Diseases, 2010-

Professional Awards

Jonathan Freeman Scholar, Healthcare Epidemiology, Centers for Disease Control, 2005

Travel award, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, 2007

Jean A. Courtner Divisional Teaching Award, 2007

Young Investigator Award, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, 2008

Mentor/Mentee Award – Infectious Diseases Society of America Medical Student Research, 2011, 2012

Mentor/Mentee Award – University of Pennsylvania Neal Nathanson Student Global Health Fellowship, 2014

Humanitarian Award, Liberia Medical Mission, 2017

Nominated for CHOP Research Mentor Award, 2018

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