In 1985, medical missionary teams in El Salvador, recognizing the urgent need to address the health challenges of impoverished children, sought support from the U.S. medical community. This led Rose Emily Bermudez and her colleagues at the First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta to formally establish a nonprofit in 2001, aimed at providing medical care to these children. Named Childspring International in 2006, the organization dedicated itself to facilitating life-changing medical interventions.

In 2023, World Pediatric Project acquired Childspring International, a strategic move that combined the strengths, resources, and networks of both organizations. This partnership aims to enhance the collective impact on children's healthcare worldwide.

With this integration, Atlanta emerged as the third U.S. market for World Pediatrics, signifying its critical role in extending the reach and impact of the organization's life-saving mission.

Atlanta Board

Jennifer Moll, DTEX Systems

Lina Ellis, The Westminster Schools

Dwight Glover, Orchard Management, LLC

Dara Hosch, MD, Cobb Pediatrics

Tim Kiss, CRH Healthcare LLC

Aliza Krug, PA-C, MPLC, Arbicare

Jan McAlister, DNP, APRN, CLS, Coumadin Clinic & Piedmont Hospital

Karen McCarty, MS, LMFT, LPC, The Link Counseling Center

Shiva Sharma, MD, FACC, FAAP, Emory School of Medicine

Lever Stewart, Accushield

William Timmins, KPMG

Brent Wyper, EY

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