WHE is a group of professionals dedicated to the education and
improvement of quality of life and health for families

WHE Staff

Fellows and Interns

WHE Board of Directors

Directors Emeriti

Healthy Schools PA Advisory Committee

WHE Public Health Advisory Committee

WHE’s Public Health Advisory Committee provides consultation and input related to WHE’s three main program areas: Healthy Homes, Healthy Schools and Early Learning Centers and Healthy Communities. The committee is comprised of scientists and physicians who provide guidance to the organization, as well as review literature and materials produced by WHE staff.

  • Dr. Jennifer Adibi – Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
  • Norman Anderson, MSPH – Anderson EH Consulting
  • Deborah Gentile, MD – East Suburban Pediatrics (allergy, asthma and immunology)
  • Ned Ketyer, MD, FAAP – Pediatric Alliance, PC; Editor of The PediaBlog, AAP
    Council on Environmental Health
  • Molly Mehling, M.En., Ph.D. – Visiting Scholar, Learning Media Center/HCII,
    Carnegie Mellon University
  • Dr. Margaret (Peggy) Slota, PhD – Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for
    nursing doctoral students, Georgetown University

Join Our Team


Join the WHE team and make a difference in the lives of women and their families, learn valuable skills and be a champion for a just and sustainable world.


WHE offers paid and unpaid internships to college students throughout the year. If interested in an internship connect with us by email or call 412-404-2872.


Contribute valuable skills and professional expertise as an individual or group volunteer assisting with WHE educational programs, office work or events.

WHE Ambassador Program

Our community ambassadors represent WHE by delivering educational programming to various neighborhoods throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Have one of our community ambassadors present to your group or learn how to become an ambassador yourself.

Request a Program

Our team provides programs to communities all across Southwestern PA. Whether you are a corporation seeking a lunch and learn opportunity for your staff or a faith-based group leading a community wellness initiative, we’re here to help!