Suzanne M. Bronheim, Ph.D., is associate research professor in the department of pediatrics and a senior policy analyst within the Center for Child Health and Mental Health Policy of the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development. She is currently the director of a project on sudden infant death at the National Center for Cultural Competence and co-principle investigator of the Maryland Family Access Initiative, a grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to support greater access for children and youth with special health care needs through managed care. She has provided training and technical assistance to state Title V programs, non-profit organizations, health care providers, and public health workers on addressing cultural and linguistic competence in systems, services, and supports; changing pediatric practice to serve diverse children and their families; and addressing health disparities. Dr. Bronheim has written 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. She earned a B.A in psychology from Brandeis University, an M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The Catholic University of America.