Randal Sonner, BS

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Randal Sonner, BS, is the Senior Interactive Web Designer with the Department of Global Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Randal Sonner, BS, brings a unique perspective to the Global Medicine Department. With a foundation in graphic design and a concentration in website design and development, Randal supports the department on numerous fronts. Most notably, he manages CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN), a learning platform that houses 1,000+ medical education modules for healthcare professionals around the globe. Since joining CHOP in 2017, Randal has led the development of both the initial and current iterations of CHOP OPEN. His focus is now set on version 3.0 of the platform, which will offer an enhanced user experience and feature set for the thousands of learners who access OPEN around the world.

Prior to joining CHOP in 2017, Randal held a design position in the art department of a leading musical instrument manufacturer. He developed digital advertisements, performed website updates, and managed email marketing campaigns and social media efforts.

With a background in design and an eye toward innovation, Randal serves as a unique addition to the department of Global Medicine and the Global Pediatric Education Program.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BS - Interactive Design & Media, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Interactive Web Designer, Global Pediatric Education

Departments and Services