Vice President, Ancillary Services

Allison SilvaDuties

Responsibilities include overseeing the management of CHKD's Laboratory, Radiology department and Therapy Services, and other departments and services.


  • Silva has more than 30 years of extensive experience at CHKD in various positions, including general-care nursing, critical-care nursing, resuscitation education, staff education, policies, procedures, accreditation, and various leadership roles. 
  • Participated in third-world country pediatric medical training missions. 


A native of Chesapeake, Va., Silva received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University and her masters degree in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Professional Memberships 

  • Medical Group Management Association 
  • Children's Hospital Association