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Current Committees

2021 Committees and Members

The ABP appreciates the excellent work of the more than 400 board-certified pediatricians and members of the public who volunteer their time, energy, and expertise to our committees, subboards, and other programs. The committees below produce examinations and provide direction for certification activities.

Audit Committee

  • H. Stacy Nicholson
  • Victoria F. Norwood
  • DeWayne M. Pursley, Chair

Charter and Bylaws Committee

  • Diane M. Pickles, Public Member
  • Brad C. Weselman, Chair
  • Ann E. Hazinski, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio
  • Michele J. Wall, ex officio​

Competency-Based Medical Education Committee

  • Emily C. Borman-Shoap
  • Richard B. Mink
  • Patricia Poitevien
  • Daniel J. Schumacher, Chair
  • Teri Lee Turner
  • Ariel S. Winn
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio 
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio
  • David A. Turner, ex officio

Conflict of Interest Committee

  • B. Keith English
  • John G. Frohna
  • V. Robyn Kinebrew, Public Member
  • Egla C. Rabinovich, Chair
  • Keith J. Mann, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Continuing Certification Committee

  • Suzanne K. Berman
  • Mary Carol Burkhardt
  • Valerie G. Fleishman, Public Member
  • Jeannie S. Huang
  • Porshia J. Mack
  • Susanna A. McColley
  • James M. Moses
  • Jorge M. Quiñonez
  • Tara B. Rouse, Public Member
  • Sangeeta K. Gill Schroeder
  • Pamela K. Shaw, AAP Rep
  • Lindsay A. Thompson, Chair
  • Keith J. Mann, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio 

Credentials Committee

  • Debra M. Boyer
  • Laura M. Brooks, Chair
  • Joseph T. Gilhooly
  • David A. Gremse
  • Judith S. Shaw, Public Member
  • Richard P. Shugerman
  • Joseph W. St. Geme III
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio 
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Decision Skills Committee

  • Benjamin S. Alexander, Medical Editor
  • Eugenia Chan
  • Alicia M. Diaz-Thomas, Chair
  • Sussan Mbi Ndakor
  • Bradley G. Olson
  • Mikhal G. Schiffer
  • Vishwas P. Vaniawala
  • Kristi M. Williams

Education and Training Committee

  • Michael A. Barone
  • Maneesh Batra
  • Meredith F. Bone
  • Su-Ting T. Li
  • Kenya A. McNeal-Trice
  • Andrew J. Nowalk 
  • Sarah Pitts
  • Lori J. Wan
  • Nicole R. Washington, Chair 
  • Joseph A. Zenel
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio
  • David A. Turner, ex officio 
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Executive Committee

  • Stephanie D. Davis
  • David G. Nichols
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, Chair
  • Victoria F. Norwood
  • DeWayne M. Pursley

Family Leadership Committee

  • Johanna Bergan
  • Cassandra Campbell Cumberlander
  • Valerie G. Fleishman
  • V. Robyn Kinebrew
  • Diane M. Pickles, Chair
  • Lisa Pitch
  • Joseph R. Powell
  • LaToshia Rouse
  • Tara B. Rouse
  • Kathryn A. Sabadosa
  • Carole M. Lannon, Consultant
  • Laurel K. Leslie, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio 

Finance Committee (ABP)

  • John A. Barnard
  • Stephanie D. Davis
  • David G. Nichols
  • H. Stacy Nicholson
  • DeWayne M. Pursley, Chair
  • Robin H. Steinhorn
  • Ann E. Hazinski, ex officio
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Finance Committee (ABP Foundation)

  • Stephanie D. Davis
  • David G. Nichols
  • H. Stacy Nicholson
  • Victoria F. Norwood
  • DeWayne M. Pursley, Chair
  • Ann E. Hazinski, ex officio
  • Laurel K. Leslie, ex officio
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

General Pediatrics Examination Committee

  • Jennifer E. Adair
  • Benjamin S. Alexander, Medical Editor
  • Sinda W. Althoen
  • Cindy B. Daugherty
  • Dominick J. DeBlasio
  • Nancy R. Doelling
  • Mary Beth Fasano, ABAI Liaison
  • Norman D. Ferrari III, Medical Editor
  • Martha E. Gagliano 
  • Donna R. Halloran
  • Priyanka Kaul
  • David M. Krol
  • Lucy Lot
  • Robin Madden
  • Jaime D. McKinney
  • Stephen L. Nelson Jr.
  • Neal L. Rojas
  • Kelley H. Shultz
  • Jenny C. Sung
  • Jonathan E. Teitelbaum
  • Yousef Y. Turshani
  • Jennifer E. Wolford

General Pediatrics MOCA-Peds Committee

  • Laura M. Brooks, Consultant and Medical Editor
  • Alexandra J. Cvijanovich
  • Rachel L. Dawkins
  • Douglas S. Diekema
  • Matthew J. Gracianette 
  • Alison V. Holmes
  • Michael J. Jones
  • Michael P. Lukela 
  • Martha C. Middlemist
  • Christopher W. Morton
  • Kelly A. Orringer
  • Roberto J. Ortiz-Aguayo
  • Robert A. Poth
  • Jessica S. Rappaport
  • Holly Rothermel
  • Ansley N. Splinter
  • Marc A. Yester

General Pediatrics Oversight Committee

  • Benjamin S. Alexander, Medical Editor
  • Laura M. Brooks, Consultant and Medical Editor
  • Rachel L. Dawkins
  • Dominick J. DeBlasio 
  • Norman D. Ferrari III, Chair, Medical Editor
  • Michael P. Lukela
  • Jaime D. McKinney
  • Marc. A Yester
  • Linda A. Althouse, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio 
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio 

Informatics Advisory Committee

  • William G. Adams
  • Eta S. Berner
  • Robert W. Grundmeier
  • Erin N. Hickman
  • Kevin B. Johnson, Chair
  • Alex R. Kemper
  • Dean S. Miner
  • Lloyd N. Werk 
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio
  • Dongming Zhang, ex officio

Long-Term Investment Committee

  • Ann E. Burke
  • Stephanie D. Davis
  • Anna R. Kuo
  • David G. Nichols
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, Chair 
  • Victoria F. Norwood
  • DeWayne M. Pursley
  • Gregory W. Brown, Financial Consultant, ex officio
  • Ann E. Hazinski, ex officio
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Nominating Committee

  • James F. Chmiel
  • Stephanie D. Davis
  • David G. Nichols
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, Chair 
  • Victoria F. Norwood
  • Diane M. Pickles 
  • Linda A. Althouse, ex officio
  • Suzanne K. Woods, ex officio

Research Advisory Committee

  • Rani G. Elwy, Public Member 
  • Elena G. Fuentes-Afflick
  • Eric S. Holmboe
  • John D. Lantos
  • Lisa Pitch, Public Member
  • David M. Rubin, Chair
  • Renata A. Sanders
  • Amy Jost Starmer
  • Daniel C. West
  • Laurel K. Leslie, ex officio
  • David G. Nichols, ex officio
  • H. Stacy Nicholson, ex officio