Officers & Committees

Patricia Cantrell, MD

President


Marsha Spitzer, MD

Vice President


Michelle Dern, M.D., F.A.A.P

Secretary


Nathan McFarland, MD

Treasurer


Meredith Kennedy, MPH

Executive Director


Wendy Wright, MD

Past President


AAP-CA3 Chapter Advisory Committee Chairs

Breastfeeding Coordinator – Nancy Wight, MD
CATCH Chapter Co-Facilitator – Lase Ajayi, MD
CATCH Chapter Co-Facilitator – Natalie Muth, MD, MPH, RD
Chapter Asthma Champion (Nat’l AAP) – Susan Laubach, MD
Chapter Resident Representative – Jeanne Carroll, MD
Child Abuse & Foster Care Chair – Jen David, MD
Child Care Chapter Contact – Michelle Leff, MD
Child Health Medical Officer- HHSA – Dean Sidelinger, MD, MSEd
Child Obesity Initiative Liaison – Christine Wood, MD
Children with Disabilities Chair – Joan Reese, MD
Deputy PH Officer- HHSA – Eric MacDonald, MD
District CATCH Facilitator – Nathan McFarland, MD
District IX Chair, AAP-CA – Stuart Cohen, MD
Early Hearing Detection Initiative Chapter Champion (Nat’l AAP) – Daniela Carvalho, MD
Early Hearing Detection Initiative Representative – Dori Moritmer, MD
Emergency Medicine Liaison – Joyce Arpilleda, MD
Fetus & Newborn Chair – vacant
HDS/HV Medical Director, Past – Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH

High Risk Infant Follow-Up Liaison – Donna Garey, MD
High Risk Infant Follow-Up Liaison – Yvonne Vaucher, MD, MPH
Infectious Disease Chair – Eyla Boies, MD
International Health Chair – Bron Anders, MD
Mental Health (SDACAP) Liaison – Mark Chenven, MD
Oral Health Advocate, NCS, COI – Howard Taras, MD
Peds Chiefs Email Contact – Pediatric Chief – Kate Scott
PROS Coordinator – vacant
Resident Program Representative – Peter Guyon, MD
Resident Program Representative – Jenny Koo, MD
RORSD Medical Director – Donald Miller, MD, MPH
Safety/Injury Prevention – Margaret Nguyen, MD
School Health Co-Chair – James Murphy, MD
School Health Co-Chair – Sharon Sternfeld, MD
District State Government Affiairs Co-Chair / National AAP SGA – Adam Braddock, MD
District State Government Affiairs Co-Chair/ National AAP SGA – Nancy Graff, MD
Sports Medicine Chair – Timothy Dwyer, MD
Young Physicians – vacant