|Welcome School Wellness Coordinator Happy Salinas-Santos!
This year The Bush School created a new position, School Wellness Coordinator, to manage Bush’s response to the pandemic, to coordinate health services for students, faculty, and staff, and to serve as a liaison with Bush families regarding health matters. Happy is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with years of experience serving children of all ages, and was named Top ARNP by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine three times. The Information listed below includes resources for families to navigate the health and safety protocols.
The Bush School has also convened a Health Panel comprised of local physicians, researchers, and private sector leaders who meet twice monthly to consult with and advise the school on health-related issues around COVID-19. The panel endeavors to meet twice monthly.
The Bush School Health Panel Members
Percy L. Abram, Ph.D., Head of School at The Bush School
Derel Finch, M.D., Pulmonary/Critical Care Health Expert (Chief Medical Officer—Swedish 2015-2020)
Mamie Marcuss, Director of Programs for Challenge Seattle
Paul Pottinger, M.D., D.T.M.H., F.A.C.P., F.I.D.S.A., Director of Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center
Happy Salinas-Santos, A.R.N.P., School Wellness Coordinator at The Bush School
Cassie Sauer, President and Chief Executive Officer for Washington State Hospital Association
Becky Sherman, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
David Townes, M.D., M.P.H., D.T.M.& H., Professor in Department of Emergency Medicine, Adjunct Professor in Department of Global Health, and Associate Director of Global Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program at University of Washington