Officers and Committees

Utah Chapter AAP Officers & Executive Director

President 
Paul Wirkus, MD, FAAP

President-Elect
Jennifer Brinton, MD, FAAP

Immediate Past President 
Chuck Pruitt, MD, FAAP

 

Secretary-Treasurer
Jawaria Khan, MD, FAAP

Representatives-at-Large 
North – Pamela Hildebrand, MD, FAAP
South – Neal Davis, MD, FAAP
University of Utah – Karen Buchi, MD, FAAP

 

Executive Director
Alisa Stoddard

National AAP Committee Members

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Nanette Dudley, MD
Office: 801/587-7439
Office: 801/587-7450

Substance Use and Prevention
Jennifer Plumb, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Committee on Child Health Financing
Angelo Giardino, MD

CATCH – Community Access to Child Health Chair
Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD
Office: 801/585-6283

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics: Executive Committee
Robert Ward, MD

Pediatric Research
Michael Dean, MD
Office: 801/581-5271

Critical Care: Executive Committee
Eliotte Hirshberg, MD

Neurological Surgery: Executive Committee
Doug Brockmeyer, MD

Child Abuse & Neglect
Antoinette Laskey, MD, MPH
Office: 801/662-3605

Neurology: Executive Committee
Carey Wilson, MD

Child Abuse and Neglect: Executive Committee
Brooks Keeshin, MD

Utah Chapter Champions & Special Areas

resident & Executive Committee Chair
Paul Wirkus, MD
Office: 801/747-8700

Adolescent Health
Joni Hemond, MD
Office: 801/468-3278

Adolescent Addiction
Jennifer Plumb, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Asthma Care & Medical Home
Michael Johnson, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Breastfeeding Coordinator
Jerald D. King, MD
Office: 801/581-7052

Bulletproof Kids Utah
Claudia Fruin, MD
Office: 801/518-5588

Child Advocacy
Charles Pruitt, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Child Abuse Prevention
Corey Rood, MD

Child Exposure to Family Violence
Kathy Franchek-Roa, MD
Office: 801/585-5790

Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Charles Pruitt, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Childhood Obesity
Nicole Mihalopoulos, MD
Office: 801/585-6334

Mark Templeman, MD
Office: 801/507-1850

Childhood Toxic Stress
Vacant

Children With Special Health Care Needs
Claudia Fruin, MD
Office: 801/584-8271

CME Pediatric Partnership
Alisa Stoddard, Executive Director
Office: 801/968-3411

Common Problems in Pediatrics Conference
Ellie Brownstein, MD
Office: 801/213-9400

Community Access to Health Care (CATCH)
Carole Stipelman, MD
Office: 801/964-6214

Jennifer Brinton, MD
Office: 801/572-6275

Community Involvement
Chuck Pruitt, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

Paul Wirkus, MD
Office: 801/747-8700

Culture & Ethic Diversity
Cristina Lau, MD
Office: 801/479-0179

Early Childhoood
William E. Cosgrove, MD
Office: 801/747-8700

Early Hearing Detection & Intervention
Pari Mashkuri, MD
Office: 801/563-1975

Emergency & Disaster Preparedness
Hilary Hewes, MD
Office: 801/587-7456

Environmental Health
Lou Borgenicht, MD
Office: 801/531-8689

Michelle Hofmann, MD
Office: 801/662-3645

Foster Care
Joseph G. Cramer, MD
Office: 801/448-4635

Healthcare Access
Justin Alvey, MD
Office: 801/587-1146

Healthcare Delivery
Vacant

Immunizations
William E. Cosgrove, MD
Office: 801/747-8700

Injury Prevention/SAFE Kids Utah
Danielle Smith, MD
Office: 801/587-7450

International Child Health
Bob Bolte, MD
Office: 801/587-7452

Legislative, State & Federal
William Cosgrove, MD
Office: 801/ 747-8700

Medical Home
Chuck Norlin, MD
Office: 801/587-9978

Medical Student Representative
Alyssa Brown

Membership
Lucy Hansen, MD
Office: 801/587-7434

Mental Healthcare Advocacy
Kristi Kleinschmit, MD

Lou Allen, MD

Newsletter
Alisa Stoddard, Executive Director
Office: 801/968-3411

Health Advocacy
Mark Valentine, MD
Office: 801/501-2150

Pediatric Practice Managers Group
Jenna Cherry, President

Alisa Stoddard, Executive Director
Office: 801/968-3411

Research in Office Settings (PROS)
Ryan Wilcox, MD
Office: 801/756-5290

Public/Media Relations
Paul Wirkus, MD
Office: 801/747-8700

Jennifer Brinton, MD
Office: 801/572-6275

Physicians Against Secondhand Smoke (PASS)
Chris Miller, MD
Office: 801/662-3645

Resident Representative

Spencer Merrick, MD
Alyssa Brown, MD
Megan Blaney

School Health
Kerry Whittemore, MD
Office:  801/213-8841

Senior Representative
Tom Metcalf, MD
Office: 801/599-0218

U School of Medicine/Pediatric Department
Angelo Giardino, MD, Department Chair

Utah Medical Association Pediatric Representative
Jennifer Brinton, MD
Office: 801/487-6933

Utah Pediatric Council
Toby Cox, MD
Office: 801/254-9700

Utah Pediatric Partnership to Improve Healthcare Quality Director
Diane Liu, MD
Office: 801/587-2158

Utah Health Policy Project
Tom Metcalf, MD
Office: 801/599-0218

Virtual Curbside Podcast
Paul Wirkus, MD

Voices For Utah Children
Renee Hunter, MD

Young Physician Representative
Erin Avondet, MD