Terrell Cline Carter James, MHS, is the Director of Global Child and Adolescent Health at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She received her masters of health science in international health disease prevention and control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Mrs James has a background in vaccine development and worked at PATH as a program officer on the first ever licensed malaria vaccine. Currently, she oversees the Academy’s global child and adolescent health portfolio and programmatic efforts including global vaccine advocacy, non-communicable diseases, early childhood development, integrated child health, and adolescent mental health. Her interests focus around access to immunizations through systems strengthening, the impact of caregiver mental health on early child development and the intersection between infectious and non-communicable diseases.