Faculty

Carole Jenny, MD, MBA, FAAP

Fellowship Director

Dr. Jenny is the Child Abuse Fellowship Director at Seattle Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Prior to coming to Seattle, Dr. Jenny was a Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University School of Medicine and director of the Child Protection Program at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island.

 Dr. Jenny graduated from University of Missouri, Dartmouth Medical School and the University of Washington School of Medicine. She did her pediatric residency at the University of Colorado Affiliated Hospitals and at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and received an MBA in Health Care from the Wharton School. Dr. Jenny has served on the faculties of the University of Washington and the University of Colorado. Dr. Jenny is past-Chair of the Section on Child Abuse and Neglect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and currently serves as the Chair of the Academy's Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. Her research interests include abusive head trauma, Internet child exploitation, and medical child abuse. She is a researcher at the Biomechanics Laboratory of the Aprica Childcare Institute, Nara, Japan.

Rebecca Wiester, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Wiester graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is the Medical Director, Seattle Children’s Protection Program and Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS).  Dr. Wiester has extensive experience and expertise in child maltreatment, especially in the area of sexual abuse. She consults on inpatient and outpatient cases of possible child abuse and neglect at Seattle Children's Hospital and Harborview Medical Center. Resident and community education and consultation is also a part of this responsibility.

As Regional Medical Consultant for DSHS, Dr. Wiester reviews cases for social workers, prepare documents as needed, give medical advice concerning select cases and provide education and guidance to DSHS staff where medical questions arise.

 

Kenneth Feldman, MD

Kenneth W. Feldman, MD is an attending physician at the Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH)  and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, School of Medicine in the General Pediatrics Division. He is the former Medical Director of the Seattle Children’s Protection Program and currently is on its consulting staff at SCH and Harborview Medical Center (HMC), while maintaining a half-time primary care practice at the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. He previously attended in the Emergency Department, general wards and intensive care unit at SCH.

 He completed his undergraduate and medical school training from 1962-1970 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Internship 1970-1971 and residency 1972-1974 were at the Univ. of Washington & SHC.

 He has conducted research in childhood injuries, both accidental and abusive. He was a former member of the executive committee of the AAP’s Section on Child Abuse and Neglect. He was a member and a past executive committee member of the Helfer Society. He is associate editor of the Quarterly. He was awarded the AAP’s Practitioner Research Award in 1991 for his work on tap water burn injuries. He received the Helfer Society’s Ray Helfer award in 2008 and The AAP’s SOCAN/COCAN 2016 Award for Outstanding Service to Maltreated Children.