Leslie R. Walker-Harding, MD, FAAP, FSAHM
Ford/Morgan Endowed Professor & Chair Department of Pediatrics & Associate Dean, University of Washington, Chief Academic Officer & Senior Vice President, Seattle

Children’s Hospital

Dr. Leslie Walker-Harding is the Ford/Morgan Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics as well as Associate Dean for the University of Washington. She is also the Chief Academic Officer and Senior Vice President for Seattle Children’s Hospital. She has been dedicated to the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents for over 25 years, particularly in the area of prevention of adolescent substance use and promotion of healthy adolescent development. Her current focus is to raise awareness of and bring to national scale evidence based interventions to prevent substance use and mental health conditions in children and adolescents.