Thanks to our AAP-Alaska Chapter Champions!
If you are interested in being a Chapter Champion, please contact AAP-AK Chapter Vice President, Anna Ogena, for more information. There are many openings for chapter champions if there is something you are passionate about!
Community Access to Care – Susan Beesley
Adolescence – Rachel Lescher
Asthma & Allergy – Melinda Rathkopf
Child Abuse/Neglect – Cathy Baldwin Johnson
Disaster Preparedness – Jessica Arasmith
Immunizations – Ros Singleton
Medical Home – Thad Woodard
Oral Health – Theresa Dulski
PROS – Jody Butto
Tobacco Prevention – Melinda Rathkopf
Newborn Hearing – Jennifer Scoble
- Advocacy – Amy Dressel
See what projects our members are involved in:
- Robert W. Arnold, MD
An ongoing research project called the Alaska Blind Child Discovery that coordinates efforts to detect and eliminate amblyopia- the main preventable for of childhood vision impairment.
- Melinda Rathkopf
The Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy and Anaphylaxis serves to meet an identified need for the development of a high-impact, national initiative focused on improved quality care of pediatric patients with asthma, allergy and/or anaphylaxis issues within medical homes.
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- Alaska Track Pediatric Residency with Seattle Children’s Hospital in Bethel, Anchorage, and Fairbanks
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