FCAAP Committees & Task Forces

FCAAP’s committees provide dynamic leadership and sound governance to our organization. To enhance our impact, issue-oriented task forces engage actively with the public and medical community to effect real change around the most pressing pediatric health challenges facing Florida’s children. To get involved with an FCAAP Committee or Task Force, contact Melanie Range, FCAAP Administrative Coordinator at mrange@fcaap.org or (850) 224-3939.

FCAAP Committees

Child Abuse and Injury Prevention Committee

Chair: Dr. Randy Alexander

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Continuing Education Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Gene Hershorin and Nicole Torres

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Disaster Preparedness Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Tiffany Berkshire and Mavara Mirza-Agrawal

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Early Career Physicians Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. John Morrison and Meredith Plant

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Editorial Board Committee

Chair and Editor: Dr. Mobeen Rathore
Co-Chair and Associate Editor: Dr. Michael Muszynski

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Co-Chairs: Drs. Adaobi Okobi and Michael Maurer

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Finance Committee

Chair: Dr. Juan Felipe Rico

Governance Committee

Chair: Dr. Lisa Gwynn

Immunization Committee

Chair: Dr. Brandon Chatani

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Legislative Advocacy Committee

Legislative Subcommittee – Chair: Dr. Thresia Gambon
Advocacy Subcommittee – Co-Chairs: Drs. Thresia Gambon & Nicole Torres

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Medicaid Committee

Chair: Dr. D. Paul Robinson

Medical Students Committee

Co-Chairs: Janelle Torres and Monica Tromer

Membership Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. E. Leila Jerome Clay and Rana Alissa

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Nominations Committee

Chair: Dr. D. Paul Robinson

Obesity and Nutrition Committee

Chair: Dr. Shaista Safder

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Pediatric Council

Chair: Dr. Shannon Fox-Levine

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Residents and Trainees Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Ali Byrne and Leslie Leal
Assistant Chairs: Drs. Constance Bindernagel and Rajinder Persaud
Advisor: Dr. Sharon Dabrow

School Health Committee

Chair: Dr. Lisa Gwynn

FCAAP Task Forces

Climate Change

Chair: Dr. Jeffrey Goldhagen

E-Cigarette Task Force

Chair: Dr. Cristina Matheus

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Emerging Infections Task Force (ad hoc)

Chair: Dr. Mobeen Rathore

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

Co-Chairs: Drs. Judith Aronson-Ramos and Robin Straus

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Immigrant Health

Chair: Dr. Kathleen Rooney-Otero

Mental Health Task Force

Co-Chairs Drs. Jasmine Reese and Tommy Schechtman

Pediatric Cardiovascular Task Force

Chair: Dr. Bill Blanchard

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Pediatric Workforce Task Force

Co-Chairs: Drs. Mark Hudak and D. Paul Robinson

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