Officers & Committees

Nathan McFarland, MD, FAAP

President

Neighborhood Healthcare


Liza Suh, MD, FAAP

Vice-President

Kaiser Permanente, San Diego


Christine L. Johnson, MD, FAAP

Secretary

Naval Medical Center San Diego Pediatrics


Sabrina Perrino, MD FAAP

Treasurer

Kaiser Permanente


Meredith Kennedy, MPH

Executive Director

AAP-CA3


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

Immediate Past President

Scripps Coastal


AAP-CA3 Chapter Advisory Committee Chairs

If you are interesting in any of the committees below,
please email the chair listed or Meredith Kennedy, MPH, Chapter Executive Director
for meeting times/dates or for more information.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Committee- Wendy Pavlovich, MD
Breastfeeding Coordinator – Michelle Leff, MD
Chapter Asthma Champion (Nat’l AAP) – Susan Laubach, MD
Chapter CATCH Co-Facilitator – Lase Ajayi, MD & Emily Fletcher, MD
Children with Disabilities Chair – Joan Reese, MD
Climate Change and Health Committee – Sally Kaufman, MD & Vi Nguyen, MD
COVID-19 & School Partnership Committee – Erin Fortune, MD
Developmental Behavioral Peds Committee Co-Chair – Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH
Developmental Behavioral Peds Committee Co-Chair – Yi Hui Liu, MD
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chapter Champion – Camille Robinson, MD
Early Career Physician Rep/Adolescent Health Chair – Maya Kumar, MD
Early Childhood Champion – Michelle Leff, MD
Early Hearing Detection Initiative Chapter Representative (Nat’l AAP) – Daniela Carvalho, MD
Early Hearing Detection Initiative Chapter Representative – Dori Moritmer, MD

Epidemiology & Immunization Services Branch, HHSA – Seema Shah, MD
HDS/HV Medical Director, Past President – Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH
Infectious Disease Chair – Michelle Dern, MD
International Health Chair – vacant
Mental Health (SDACAP) Liaison – Mark Chenven, MD
Newborn Nursery – Lisa Stellwagen, MD
Oral Health Advocate, Share the Care – Nancy Graff, MD
Pediatric Chief Residents – Pediatric Chief
Resident Program Delegate, Resident Rep – Sejal Parekh, MD
Safety/Injury Prevention – Margaret Nguyen, MD
School Health Co-Chair – James Murphy, MD
School Health Co-Chair – Sharon Sternfeld, MD
State Gov’t Affairs (SGA) Co-Chair/Nat’l AAP SGA – Nancy Graff, MD
State Government Affairs Co-Chair –Wendy Hunter, MD