Child Life

Meet Our Team

Learn a bit more about the unique, creative individuals available to help patients and families.

Kristin Maier, M.S., CCLS

Director, Child Life, Music Therapy & Patient Academic Services

Kristin Maier, MS, CCLS is the Director of the Child Life, Music Therapy, Patient Academic Services, Spiritual Care, as well as the Patient Experience Navigators programs at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospitals. In her more than 30 years of experience in the field, Kristin has served as President of the Association of Child Life Professionals, Chair of the Internship Accreditation Task Force as well as on several boards. Additionally, she has been certified in infant massage, bereavement, and critical incident stress debriefing.
Kristin completed her internship at The Cleveland Clinic and received her Master’s in Healthcare Administration from the University of St. Francis. All Children’s Hospital was her first paid experience in the field and the place that she is still proud to serve patients and families.

Heather M. Bailey, B.S., CCLS

Child Life Clinical Coordinator

Heather M. Bailey, BS, CCLS is the Child Life Clinical Coordinator. She is a graduate of Utica College of Syracuse University in New York holding a degree in Psychology-Child Life. Since completing her internship and starting her career at Arnold Palmer Hospital in 2004, Heather has gained extensive experience working in the intensive care setting as well as with the adolescent population. She serves as Coordinator of the Child Life Internship program and also works in the Dialysis unit.