Suzanne M. Bronheim, PhD

Child/Developmental Psychologist

Suzanne M. Bronheim, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She served as a Senior Policy Analyst within the Center for Child Health and Mental Health Policy of the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development (GUCCHD).

As faculty within the National Center for Cultural Competence, she was previously Director of the Sudden Unexpected Infant and Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Project within the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC). As a pediatric psychologist, she was director of the learning disabilities/neuropsychology service at Georgetown for twenty years, was co-director of the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Georgetown, provided evaluation and consultation for adults with developmental disabilities, and served as the psychologist in the Pediatric Pulmonary Center, the Cystic Fibrosis Center and the renal dialysis and transplant team at Georgetown University Hospital.

For over ten years, she coordinated Communities Can!, a national network of communities dedicated to using collaborative strategies to support and serve all children and families, including those with or at risk for special health care needs. She also served on the planning committee for and participated in a series of international conferences on community based services for children with disabilities.

Dr. Bronheim has written and produced effective products for the field about the role of cultural and linguistic competence in infant mortality disparities, approaches to implementing cultural and linguistic competence in health promotion, and providing culturally and linguistically competent services and supports to families.