Dr. Judith S. Shaw has been executive director of the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) since its inception in 1999 and is the director of the National Improvement Partnership Network. In addition, she is principal investigator for several federally funded projects designed to improve delivery of health care to children and holds the position of associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Vermont College of Medicine as well as a secondary appointment in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Dr. Shaw earned her nursing degree from the Children's Hospital School of Nursing in Boston, a bachelor's degree from Yale University, a master’s degree in public health from Boston University, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Vermont. Nationally, Dr. Shaw is co-editor of the 2008 American Academy of Pediatrics publication Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Third Edition, as well as the fourth edition released in 2016. In 2007, she received the Director's Award from the Health Resources Services Administration's Maternal Child Health Bureau. She was a Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Primary Care Health Policy Fellow in 2002 and served as the secretary for the Academic Pediatric Association from 2015-2021.