The American Pediatric Society announces its new members for 2023

HOUSTON, Nov. 28, 2022 – The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce ninety-five new members. Founded in 1888, the APS is the first and most prestigious academic pediatric organization in North America. New members will be recognized during the APS Presidential Plenary on April 29 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2023 Meeting.

APS members are recognized child health leaders of extraordinary achievement who work together to shape the future of academic pediatrics. New members are nominated by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves as child health leaders, teachers, scholars, policymakers and/or clinicians.

“The APS is delighted to welcome this outstanding group of pediatric scholars and thought leaders to our community of distinguished leaders,” said APS President Lisa Robinson, MD. “Through active engagement with our programs and initiatives, the APS looks forward to drawing on the boundless creativity and talent of our members to address the most pressing issues facing academic pediatrics and child well-being.”

Benefits of APS membership include:

  • Recognition and acknowledgement as a leader in pediatrics: APS members include individuals who have distinguished themselves as academic leaders, teachers, and researchers whose contributions to academic pediatrics have garnered national and international recognition.
  • A network of child health professionals: Membership in APS is dedicated to the advancement of child health through promotion of pediatric research, recognition of achievement, and cultivation of excellence through advocacy, scholarship, education, and leadership development.
  • Advocacy for child health: In order to speak with one voice on behalf of child health, APS provides representation in Washington, D.C., through the Pediatric Policy Council which combines the advocacy efforts of the APS, the Society for Pediatric Research, the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, and the Academic Pediatric Association.

APS members are eligible to receive the society’s annual awards, including the APS John Howland Award, as well as to participate in the APS Howland Visiting Professor program. For more information about APS membership, please visit the APS website.

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APS 2023 active new members include:

Erika Abramson, MD, MSc, Weill Cornell Medicine

Cristina Alvira, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Lusine Ambartsumyan, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine

Shahab Asgharzadeh, MD, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Tandy Aye, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Heather Bartlett, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Oren Becher, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Matthew Bizzarro, MD, Yale School of Medicine

Mark Bleiweis, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine

Ravit Boger, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Patrick Brady, MD, MSc, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Laura Brown, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Richard J. Chung, MD, Duke University School of Medicine

Tarah Colaizy, MD, MPH, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine

Sara DeMauro, MD, MSCE, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Girish Dhall, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Linda DiMeglio, MD, MPH, Indiana University School of Medicine

Anne Dubin, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Sarah (Sally) Evans, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Yolanda Evans, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine

Joshua Ewen, MD, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Daniel Feig, MD, PhD, MS, University of Alabama School of Medicine

Chris Feudtner, MD, PhD, MPH, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Anthony Flores, MD, MPH, PhD, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Robert Frenck, Jr., MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Ken Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Andrew Glatz, MD, MSCI, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Sandip Godambe, MD, PhD, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

Julie Goodwin, MD, Yale School of Medicine

Monika Goyal, MD, Children’s National Hospital

Tanja Gruber, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Mark Hatley, MD, PhD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Sangeeta Hingorani, MD, MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine

Winifred Hobson-Rohrer, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine

Alison Holmes, MD, MS, MPH, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Sheryl Hughes, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Amish Jain, MBBS, PhD, MRCPCH, University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Benny Joyner, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Oliver Karam, MD, MS, PhD, Yale School of Medicine

Ann Kellams, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Kim Keppler-Noreiul, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Hans Kersten, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine

Rubia Khalak, MD, Albany Medical College

Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, MA, PhD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital at Rhode Island Hospital

Colleen Kraft, MD, MBA, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Catherine Krawczeski, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD, Yale School of Medicine

Scott Krugman, MD, MS, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Krithika Lingappan, MD, MS, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Steven McElroy, MD, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine

Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Celeste Morley, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Peter Mourani, MD, Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Girija Natarajan, MBBS, Central Michigan University College of Medicine

Teresia O’Connor, MD, MPH, Baylor College of Medicine

Douglas Opel, MD, MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine

Pia Pannaraj, MD, MPH, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Yasmin Pedrogo, MD, MEd, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Chanika Phornphutkul, MD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital at Rhode Island Hospital

Sara Pinney, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Kathryn Plax, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Lawrence Prince, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Jochen Profit, MD, MPH, Stanford University School of Medicine

Ricardo Quinonez, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

John Ralphe, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Leonel Rodriguez, MD, MS, Yale School of Medicine

Michael Rosen, MD, MSCI, Stanford University School of Medicine

Erika Rosenzweig, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

Ronald Rubenstein, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Taylor Sawyer, DO, MBA, MEd, University of Washington School of Medicine

Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Binoy Shivanna, MD, DM, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Debora Silva-Diaz, MD, MEd, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Narong Simakajornboon, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Jill Simmons, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Jessica Snowden, MD, MS, MHPTT, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

Barry Solomon, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Anne Stack, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital

Kathleen Sullivan, MD, PhD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

David Suskind, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine

Scott Sutherland, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Emily Tam, MDCM, MAS, FRCPC, The Hospital for Sick Children

Pooja Tandon, MD, MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine

Vadim Ten, MD, PhD, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Lindsay Thompson, MD, MS, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Renee Turchi, MD, MPH, Drexel University College of Medicine

Kelly Wade, MD, PhD, MSCE, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Pnina Weiss, MD, Yale School of Medicine

Jörn-Hendrik Weitkamp, MD, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Andrew White, MD, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

Yong Xu, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Mark Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE, Hasbro Children’s Hospital at Rhode Island Hospital

About the American Pediatric Society

The American Pediatric Society (APS) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1888 as the first pediatric society in North America. The mission of the APS is to shape the future of academic pediatrics through engagement of distinguished child-health leaders who represent the full diversity within the field. The 1,800 plus members of APS are recognized leaders of extraordinary achievement who work together to shape the future of academic pediatrics. For more information, please visit aps1888.org, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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