School Wellness Coordinator Happy Salinas-Santos manages The Bush School's response to the pandemic, coordinates health services for students, faculty, and staff, and serves 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 MembersPercy L. Abram, Ph.D
., Head of School at The Bush SchoolDerel Finch, M.D
., Pulmonary/Critical Care Health Expert (Chief Medical Officer—Swedish 2015-2020)Mamie Marcus
, Director of Programs for Challenge SeattlePaul 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 CenterHappy Salinas-Santos, A.R.N.P.
, School Wellness Coordinator at The Bush SchoolCassie Sauer
, President and Chief Executive Officer for Washington State Hospital AssociationDavid 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 WashingtonVeronika M. Zantop
, M.D. Psychiatrist at Swedish Medical Center