Meet Our Leadership

Prabhu Parimi, M.D. Neonatology

Dr. Parimi is director of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute, director of the division of neonatology, and associate professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the author of numerous papers published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented peer-reviewed original science publications at national and international meetings. Dr. Parimi leads the cohort-based continuum of care model at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, oversees clinical and translation investigative research, and provides leadership to a full-staff of neonatologists on the main campus and at affiliated community and regional hospitals.
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Chris Snyder, MBA, BSN, RN

Chris Snyder, MBA, BSN, RN Senior Director, Institute Administration

Chris Snyder earned a B.S.N. from Florida State University and an M.B.A. from American Military University. Chris spent several years as a traveling nurse at hospitals across the U.S. and in Alaska, prior to joining Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Currently serving as the Senior Administrative Director for the Maternal Fetal Neonatal Institute, Chris has been with Johns Hopkins All Children’s for the past 10 years, in roles that included clinical leader in the PICU and the perioperative care unit, clinical and business manager for the Heart Center, business and data manager for the Heart Institute and institute business manager for all four institutes. He has more than 17 years in pediatric critical care nursing.


Amy Brassfield, M.S.N., R.N., C-NPT, PHCNS-BC

Amy Brassfield, M.S.N., R.N., C-NPT, PHCNS-BC Interim Senior Director, Nursing

Amy Brassfield is the interim senior director of nursing in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 2014 and has more than 25 years of experience in nursing. Before joining Johns Hopkins All Children’s, she was the pediatric clinical nurse specialist at Kentucky Children’s Hospital, where she guided nursing practice and processes to ensure quality patient care. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in public health nursing with an emphasis on nursing education from Eastern Kentucky University. She is a board-certified public health clinical nurse specialist through the American Nurse Credentialing Center, and is certified by the National Certification Corporation in neonatal/pediatric transport.