Committee Chairs

Committee Co-Chairs for 2021-22

Congratulations to the 2021-22 TPS Co-Chairs! Their term started August 1 - July 31. Several co-chairs attended the Committee Co-Chair Orientation to learn about best practices, leadership structure, and the roles and responsibilities of committee co-chairs. See below for the list of co-chairs by committee.

Committee on Administration and Practice Management      

   Co-Chairs: Lisa Swanson, MD 
                     Marcial Oquendo, MD     

Committee on Adolescence and Sports Medicine

   Co-Chairs:  Arthi Krishnan, MD  
                      May Lau, MD

Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect

   Co-Chairs:  Ada BoothMD
                      Natalie Kissoon, MD

Committee on Children with Disabilities

   Co-Chairs:  Barry Lachman, MD, MPH
                      Renee Rodrigues-D'Souza, MD

Committee on Community Health Advocacy/CATCH/School Health

   Co-Chairs:  Arathi Shah, MD
                      Katie K. Tran, MD MPH 

Committee on Early Childhood

    Co-Chairs:  Hilda Loria, MD
                       Margaret Wood, MD

Committee on Emergency Preparedness (Formerly Emergency Medicine)

    Co-Chairs:  Brent Kaziny, MD
                       Geoffrey Lowe, MD

Committee on Fetus and Newborn

   Co-Chairs:   Kaashif Ahmad, MD
                       Michael Speer, MD

Committee on Foster Care

  Co-Chairs:  Rachael Keefe, MD, MPH
                     Valerie Smith, MD

Committee on Hospital Care

    Chair:  Cliff Chen, MD                
                 Bethany Nunez, MD

Committee on Infectious Diseases and Immunizations

   Co-Chairs: Sarmistha Hauger, MD
                     Manju Gaglani, MD

Committee on Injury Prevention and Environmental Health

   Co-Chairs:  Rohit Shenoi, MD
                      Shabana Yusuf, MD, MEd

Committee on Medical Education

   Co-Chairs:  Lara Johnson, MD
                      Maria Monge, MD

Committee on Medicaid, CHIP and the Uninsured 

   Co-Chairs:  Sandra Frasser, MD
                      Donna Persaud, MD​                     

Committee on Mental Health

   Co-Chairs:  Nhung Tran, MD
                      Cynthia Lopez, MD

Committee on Nutrition & Health

   Co-Chairs:  Frank Sloan, MD
                      Sangeeta Jain, MD