Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Meet Our Team

Jennifer Arnold

Jennifer Arnold M.D., M.Sc., FAAP

Dr. Arnold, a neonatologist, serves as medical director for the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. The center enables training in a realistic clinical environment on high-risk or emergency situations in such configurations as a trauma center, critical care unit, patient rooms and neonatal intensive care unit. Under Dr. Arnold’s leadership, Johns Hopkins All Children’s training is expanding beyond the clinical staff and graduate medical students to include instruction for parents on how they should care for premature babies when they take them home. Previously, Dr. Arnold led the Simulation Center at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.


Dr. Arnold received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and completed a residency, master of science in medical education, and neonatal-perinatal fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical School.


Dr. Arnold routinely speaks, does presentations and contributes to books and journals on simulation techniques and their benefits toward medical education.



William (Bill) Cullis

William (Bill) Cullis Simulation Technologist

Bill Cullis is a simulation technician in the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s. He operates and manages the technology, equipment and supplies for mannequin-based simulation in pediatric care, and also manages the audio-visual and IT operations for the center. Bill holds a degree in Computer Engineering Technology.



Katie Fitzpatrick

Katie Fitzpatrick Education Specialist

Katie Fitzpatrick is a Simulation Education Specialist with a passion for curriculum design and technology. Katie (Fitz) comes from Boston with almost a decade of experience in pediatric healthcare simulation delivering on-site and in-situ high fidelity sim. Her work has taken her from the side of a mountain with the Massachusetts DMAT team; to South American and Europe delivering sim and sharing her knowledge and experience. She is particularly passionate about ECMO Simulation and Surgical Simulation. Katie is currently pursing her Masters in Project Management and.



Joshua Franczyk

Joshua Franczyk Simulation Technologist

Joshua Franczyk, AT, CHSOS is a Simulation Technologist at the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Prior to his employment at John Hopkins, Joshua was the Manager of Simulation at the STAR Center and a Simulation Specialist at the WISER Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has over a decade of experience in simulation and has worked with numerous professional experts developing courses, conducting research and programming the simulators to create medical emergencies. He received an Associate Degree from the Western School of Health and Business specialized in Anesthesia Technology. Upon graduation Joshua was the Clinical Coordinator at the Western School for the Anesthesia Technologist program. He was responsible for the student’s clinical education at hospitals throughout the Pittsburgh region.



Matt Lee

Matt Lee SIM Engineer

Matt is a simulation engineer at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Matt has over nine years of professional experience in medical simulation and over ten years of professional videography experience. Matt's simulation roles have included: managing simulation labs, operating medical simulators, high-fidelity simulation design, simulation repairs, creation of medical trainers, moulage, budgeting, capital requests, curriculum design, audiovisual systems design and operation, videography, video debriefing, and inter-professional training. Matt has worked with the following brands of medical simulators; Laerdal, Gaurmard Scientific, and CAE (Meti).



Sarah Lewis

Sarah Lewis Education Specialist Senior

Sarah Lewis is a registered nurse and is a Senior Simulation Education Specialist for the Center of Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.


Sarah received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Midlands Technical College and her Bachelor’s in Nursing and Masters of Science in Nursing with a focus on nursing education from South University. Sarah started her nursing career in the RN Residency Program in 2014 in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. In 2017, Sarah began teaching as Pediatric and OB clinical nursing instructor for two local colleges in the Tampa/Saint Petersburg Area which has given her great experience in educating different students and populations. In the NICU, she was involved with improving patient care and safety by working with multiple programs such as NAS cohort, Nurse-Led Rounding, NeoMET Team, Palliative Care, Tracheostomy Team, and Elite Preceptorship. She will be focusing on Patient and Family Education and Neonatal Simulation Programs.



Patricia Maloney

Patricia Maloney Education Specialist Senior

Patricia Maloney serves as a Senior Simulation Education Specialist for the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.



Lisa Matamoros

Lisa Matamoros Advanced Education Specialist

Lisa Matamoros is a registered nurse and is a Senior Simulation Educator for the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.


Lisa is board certified in Professional Development from ANCC, and is a Certified Emergency Pediatric Nurse, Certified Emergency Nurse and Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. Lisa received her Doctoral Degree in Nursing Practice with a focus on education from Case Western Reserve University, her Master’s Degree in Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Associate Degree in Nursing from Pace University. Lisa is an American Heart Association Instructor in BLS, PALS, ACLS and PEARS. She supports our resuscitation programs.



Heidi Voci

Heidi Voci Administrative Coordinator

Heidi Voci is the Administrative Coordinator for Dr. Jennifer Arnold and for the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.



Courtney Washington

Courtney Washington SIM Education Coordinator

Courtney Washington serves as the Simulation Education Coordinator and Resuscitation Quality Improvement Program (RQI) Administrator for the Center for Medical Simulation and Innovative Education at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.


Courtney Washington has years of experience in the medical and healthcare simulation field. Her role as a project lead and program manager in simulation includes, but not limited to establishing, implementing, and evaluating system-wide resuscitation programs for all clinicians at JHACH. In addition to her implementation of the RQI program at JHACH, she also provides curriculum design and coordination of other simulation related education programs, leads healthcare organization-wide in-situ program initiatives, and create an environment that supports creative thinking, new ideas, professional growth, adult learning principles, and collaborative relationships. She currently holds multiple degrees in natural and social sciences and currently working on her graduate academic career in biomedical science and professional studies.



Morgan Woodard

Morgan Woodard Administrative Coordinator

Morgan Woodard is an Administrative Coordinator who will provide support and expertise to our team members. Morgan is from New York and has more than three years’ experience in a healthcare setting. She has worked in various roles from being an Administrator at Albany Medical Center to a Policy Healthcare Program Coordinator at the New York State Department of Health. Morgan's role in the Simulation Center is focused primarily on business operations. Along with her many operational tasks, Morgan has taken on an additional role as Fellowship Coordinator.