ARC is pleased to announce that Dr. Colleen Kraft, the Walter E. Bundy Professor and Chair of the Division of Community Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University, has joined ARC as the new Infant and Child Development Services (ICDS) medical director. Dr. Kraft practices pediatrics with Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners, P.C., where her interest is in caring for children with special healthcare needs. She is also the Medical Director at Medical Home Plus, Inc., a 501(c )3 non-profit organization that connects families to community resources.
Dr. Kraft, a mother of three, is a graduate of Virginia Tech (BA) and Virginia Commonwealth University (MD) where she also received her pediatric training. She currently serves as the president of the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and her interests within medicine include children with disabilities, community pediatrics and international child healthcare. She also works with non-government organizations (NGOs) in South Africa to provide health care to children who are in need of medical homes.