Dr. Aimee Ketchum is a pediatric occupational therapist with over 24 years of experience in pediatrics. She currently practices in the neonatal intensive care unit at UPMC hospital in Lititz where she founded the NICU retired nurse cuddler program. Ketchum is also an academic fieldwork coordinator and assistant professor of early childhood development in the occupational therapy doctorate department of Cedar Crest College. She creates and teaches workshops on early child development through PA Quality Assurance System for preschool teachers and early intervention practitioners. As the founding director of Aimee’s Babies, LLC and creator of STEM Starts Now digital parenting program, she aims to create the next generation of innovators and problem solvers by giving all children everywhere the ability to start kindergarten on an equitable playing field. Her baby development DVDs and apps have been featured on the Rachael Ray show, iPhone Essentials Magazine and the United Kingdom’s Baby and You Initiative. She was the winner of the 2017 Fine Living Lancaster Innovator Award, and the 2018 Social Enterprise Pitch, and her work has been recognized with the prestigious Word Gap Challenge Finalist award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.