Board and Staff


Francis Schneck, MD

Board Chair

Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph A. Smith, Jr, MD

Vice Chair

Nashville, TN

Kurt McCammon, MD


Norfolk, VA

Susan Jones Kalota, MD


Tucson, AZ

Frank N. Burks, MD


Royal Oak, MI

Christina Ching, MD


Columbus, OH

Joseph Costa, DO


Jacksonville, FL

Benjamin Davies, MD


Pittsburgh, PA

Scott Eggener, MD


Chicago, IL

Maahum Haider, MD


Seattle, WA

Thomas McGuire


St. Louis, MO

Ian Metzler, MD


San Francisco, CA

Eric Richter, MD


Pueblo, CO

Heidi Stephany, MD


Irvine, CA


Danielle Sweeney, MD, FAAP

Executive Director

Danielle joined IVU in August 2020. As Executive Director, she oversees IVU’s programs and operations, including strategic planning and implementation, fundraising and development, staffing and operations, and global partner relations. Danielle is a board certified pediatric urologist, who has been involved with IVU programs since 2008. She has participated in IVUmed workshops in Ghana, Uganda, and Rwanda. Prior to joining IVU, Danielle was in clinical practice in Austin, Texas. She currently holds an adjunct faculty position with the University of Texas-Austin, Dell Medical School in the Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care. She did her undergraduate and medical school training at Tulane University in New Orleans, her Urologic Surgery Residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and her Pediatric Urology Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Danielle is honored to join the IVU team and be a part of the life-changing work of providing quality urological care worldwide.

Katie Crawford

Program Director
Tenure with IVU: 2018 – present

Katie began her work with IVU in 2018 as its Program Coordinator. As Program Director, she oversees IVU’s programs and operations. Katie has bachelor’s degrees in political science and international studies from the University of Utah. Prior to joining IVU, Katie coordinated program management and outreach at the Hinckley Institute of Politics.