Over the years, our Chapter has effected change in child health and advocacy issues in New Jersey, thanks to the undaunted efforts of many
Chapter members. There are a number of very active committees and representatives that sustain the work of the Chapter.
The Chapter Executive Board encourages you to get involved in an area that interests you.
Addresses important issues of adolescent challenges.
Susan R. Brill. MD, FAAP (Committee Chair)
Jill Clark-Hamilton. MD (Co-Chair)
Assist with the selection of themes, content and speakers.
Katharine Clouser, MD, FAAP (Committee Chair)
Alan Scott Weller, MD, FAAP (Co-Chair)
Anti-Trafficking Task Force
As a subcommittee of the Adolescent Health committee, this Task Force will work to advocate, prevent, and educate pediatricians and those who provide care for children and adolescents about human trafficking in pediatrics.
Gina Cavallo – Co-Chair
Nicole Leopardi, MD, FAAP – Co-Chair
Lactation education and support.
Alla Gordina, MD, FAAP (Co-Chair)
Rose St. Fleur, MD, FAAP (Co-Chair)
Identifies funding for planning and implementation grants to pediatricians; fellows/fellowship.
Paul Marc Schwartzberg, DO (Chair)
Naveen Mehrotra, MD, MPH, FAAP (Co-Chair)
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Program development, health equity, volunteer leadership.
As a subcommittee of the Adolescent Health committee, this Task Force raises awareness & provides education about the importance of improved adolescent sleep and mental health. The Task Force supports policy changes to promote the physical and mental health and well-being of students.
Youth-Led committee where inspired young leaders unite to share their perspectives and voices to align with NJAAP’s mission to promote the Health, Safety, and Well-being of children and adolescents in New Jersey.
Steven Marcella, MD, FAAP (Chair)
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