Dr. Steenhoff is medical director of the Global Health Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He completed pediatric training in South Africa, England, and the United States. Following pediatric residency and chief residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, he did his Infectious Diseases Fellowship at CHOP. Dr. Steenhoff combines clinical, teaching, and research skills to improve the health of children in low- and middle-income countries.
Dr. Steenhoff is assistant professor of Pediatrics at Penn, an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP, and an adjunct senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics of the University of Botswana. He is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics Global Health Task Force and vice-chair of the Adult and Child Lung Health Section of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease.
As a Global Health Advocate for children, he seeks to optimize mutually beneficial partnerships between clinical and academic institutions in diverse settings. He has practice clinical medicine in Botswana, England, South Africa, and the United States. He speaks English, and some French, Afrikaans, and Zulu.