Leadership

Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

For any questions please contact MDAAP Executive Director,
Loretta I. Hoepfner, MSOD at loretta@mdaap.org.

Chapter Officers

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President

Maria Brown, MD, FAAP

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MDAAP Foundation President

Diana Fertsch, MD, FAAP

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Vice President

Deborah Badawi, MD, FAAP

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Treasurer/Secretary

Monique Soileau-Burke, MD, FAAP

Regional Representatives

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Central MD

Rachel Dodge, MD, FAAP
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Harford, Howard

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Eastern Shore

TBD
Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester

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Montgomery & Prince George's

TBD

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Southern MD

TBD
Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s

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Western MD

 Celestino Menchavez, MD, FAAP
Alleghany, Frederick, Garrett, Washington

Chapter Staff

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Executive Director

Loretta I. Hoepfner, MSOD

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Administrative Coordinator

Ariana Rinda

Board of Directors

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Chapter President

Maria Brown, MD, FAAP

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Chapter Vice President

Deborah Badawi, MD, FAAP

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Chapter Treasurer/Secretary

Monique Soileau-Burke, MD, FAAP

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Rep. Central MD

Rachel Dodge, MD, FAAP

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Rep. Eastern Shore

TBD

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Rep. Montgomery & Prince George's

TBD

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Rep. Southern MD

TBD

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Rep. Western MD

Celestino Menchavez, MD, FAAP 

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Hopkins Resident Reps

TBD

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Sinai Resident Reps

TBD

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University of Maryland Resident Reps

TBD

Chapter Committees

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Child Care

Edisa Padder, MD, FAAP

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Child Maltreatment/Foster Care

Wendy Lane, MD, FAAP
Rachel Dodge, MD, FAAP

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Children & Nature

Maria Brown, MD, FAAP

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CSHCN/Disabilities

Virginia Keane, MD, FAAP

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Disaster Preparedness

Richard Lichenstein, MD, FAAP

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Early Career Physicians

Shawnte’ James, MD, FAAP

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Emotional Health

Ken Tellerman, MD, FAAP

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Environmental Health

Michael Ichniowski, MD, FAAP

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Fetus & Newborn/Infant Mortality

Sue Dulkerian, MD, FAAP

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Hospitalists

To be determined.

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Immunizations

To be determined.

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Infectious Diseases

To be determined.

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Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention

Richard Lichenstein, MD, FAAP

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Legislative Issues

Mel Stern, MD, FAAP

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Mental Health

Suzanne Rybczynski, MD, FAAP

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Newsletter

Michael Ichniowski, MD, FAAP

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Obesity

Alan Lake, MD, FAAP

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Oral Health

To be determined.

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Pediatric Council

Jeff Bernstein, MD, FAAP
Jim Rice, MD, FAAP 

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Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Getachew Teshome, MD, FAAP

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Pediatric Surgery

Jeffrey Lukish, MD, FAAP

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Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

To be determined.

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School Health

Diana Fertsch, MD, FAAP
email

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Senior Pediatricians

To be determined.

Chapter Liaisons

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CATCH

To be determined.

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Dentistry

Diana Capobianco, DDS

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Military

To be determined.

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Opioid Epidemic

David Myles, MD, FAAP

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PROS

Dianna Abney, MD, FAAP
(Pediatric Research in Office Setting)

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Public Health

Maura Rossman, MD

Chapter Task Forces

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Gun Violence as a Public Health Epidemic

Natalie Spicyn, MD, FAAP
Diana Fertsch, MD, FAAP

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Opioid Epidemic

David Myles, MD, FAAP

Chapter Past Presidents

2016-2018
Diana Fertsch, MD, FAAP

2014-2016
Susan Chaitovitz, MD, FAAP

2012-2014
Scott Krugman, MD, FAAP

2010-2012
Eric Levey, MD, FAAP

2008-2010
Virginia Keane, MD, FAAP

2006-2008
Dan Levy, MD, FAAP

2004-2006
Howard Birenbaum, MD, FAAP

2000-2002
David Bromberg, MD, FAAP

1998-2000
Felix Kaufman, MD, FAAP

1996-1998
Timothy Doran, MD, FAAP

1994-1996

Crossan O’Donovan, MD, FAAP

1992-1994
Lillian Blackmon, MD, FAAP

For any questions please contact MDAAP Executive Director,
Loretta I. Hoepfner, MSOD at loretta@mdaap.org.