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. Rani S. Gereige and Nicole Torres

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Disaster Preparedness Committee

Chair: Dr. 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

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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Adaobi Okobi and Michael Maurer

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Finance Committee

Chair: Dr. mark hudak


Governance Committee

Chair: Dr. Lisa Gwynn


Immunization Committee

Chair: Dr. Brandon Chatani

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Legislative Advocacy Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Brittany Bruggeman and Jamee Walters

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Medical Students Committee

Co-Chairs: Janelle Torres and John Tacconi

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Membership Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Leila Clay and Jennifer Hipp

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Nominations Committee

Chair: Dr. Lisa A. Gwynn


Obesity and Nutrition Committee

Chair: Dr. Cynthia Roque

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Pediatric Council

Co-Chairs: Drs. Betty Cheney Kelly and Mike Jordan

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Residents and Trainees Committee

Co-Chairs: Drs. Constance Bindernagel and Rajinder Persaud
Assistant Chairs: Drs. Jade Walter and Joseph Andreola
Advisor: Dr. Sharon Dabrow

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School Health Committee

Chair: Dr. Lisa Gwynn


FCAAP Task Forces

E-Cigarette Task Force

Chair: Dr. Issa Hanna

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Emerging Infections Task Force (ad hoc)

Co-Chairs: Drs. Mobeen Rathore and Claudia Espinosa

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Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

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

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Immigrant Health task force

Chair: Dr. Kathleen Rooney-Otero

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Mental Health Task Force

Co-Chairs: Drs. Jasmine Reese and Tommy Schechtman

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Pediatric Cardiovascular Task Force

Chair: Dr. William B. Blanchard

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Pediatric Workforce Task Force

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

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