Judy Aschner, MD - Chairperson

Dr. Judy Aschner completed medical school training, pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Her past academic leadership roles include the Julia Carell Stadler Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Neonatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2004-2013), the Michael I. Cohen Professor and University Chair of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Physician-in-Chief at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (2013-2018). She currently serves as the Physician-in-Chief of the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital and the Marvin I. Gottlieb, M.D., Ph.D. Chair, Department of Pediatrics at Hackensack Meridian Health in Hackensack, NJ. Her NIH-funded translational research program focuses on (a) novel therapies to prevent and treat neonatal lung diseases and (b) understanding and mitigating the impact of environmental exposures in infancy on health outcomes for infants and children. She is principal investigator of a pediatric cohort in the NIH-funded Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program. Dr. Aschner has held a number of leadership roles in state and national organizations, including past Secretary-Treasurer of the American Pediatric Society and Chair of the Organization of Neonatology Program Directors. She is a member of the Board of External Experts (BEE) at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institution of the NIH, and is a member of the National Board of Trustees of the March of Dimes.

 

Laura Degnon, CAE - Executive Director

 

Abigail Blake - Associate Director

 

R. Franklin Trimm, MD - Secretary/Treasurer

R F. Trimm, MD is a practicing Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician in Mobile, AL. Dr. Trimm graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1981 and has been in practice for 34 years. He completed a residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Trimm also specializes in Pediatrics. He currently practices at USA Health Services Pediatrics and is affiliated with Jackson Medical Center, Mobile Infirmary Medical Center and Springhill Medical Center. He represents the Association of Pediatric Program Directors. 

 


 

American Academy of Pediatrics

Kyle Yasuda, MD
Mark Del Monte, JD

 

American Board of Pediatrics

David G. Nichols, MD
Anna Kuo, MD

 

Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs

Michael Artman, MD
D. Wade Clapp, MD

 

Academic Pediatric Association

Judith Shaw, EdD, MPH, RN
Steven Selbst, MD

 

Association of Pediatric Program Directors

Javier Gonzalez-del-Rey, MD, Med
R. Franklin Trimm, MD

 

American Pediatric Society

Christine Gleason, MD
Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH

 

Society for Pediatric Research

Stephanie Davis, MD
David Hunstad, MD