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AMSPDC Officers and Board of Directors with Terms of Office

The Board of Directors meets twice yearly, once at the time of the annual meeting and once in early October. Should you have any issues or items you would like discussed or considered at either meeting, please communicate with the President or the Secretary-Treasurer.


Joseph W. St. Geme, III, MD (2023-2025)
Leonard & Madlyn Abramson Professor
& Chair of Peds in Pediatric Department Chair
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
34th & Civic Center Blvd., 9NW67
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-2766
Fax: (267) 426-0243

President Elect

Leslie Walker-Harding, MD, FAAP, FSAHM (2023-2025)
Professor and Ford/Morgan Endowed Chair Department of Pediatrics
Associate Dean University of Washington Chief Academic Officer
Senior Vice President Seattle Children’s Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 987-2150
Fax: (717) 531-3999

Immediate Past President

Ann M. Reed, MD (2023-2025)
Samuel Katz Distinguished Professor and Chair
Physician in Chief Duke Children’s
Department of Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
DUMC Box 3352
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-4080
Fax: (919) 681-2714


John Frohna, MD (2024-2030)
Residency Program Director and Department Chair West Virginia University School of Medicine
830 Pennsylvania Ave Suite 104
Charleston, WV 25302
Phone: (304) 388-1552
Fax: (304) 388-1565

Executive Director

Laura Degnon, CAE
Executive Director
6728 Old McLean Drive
McLean, VA 22101

Board Members

Michael Cabana, MD (2023-2026)
Chair of Pediatrics in Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
3411 Wayne Avenue, #745
Bronx, NY 10467
Phone: (718) 741-2499

Tina Cheng, MD (2024-2027)
Chief Medical Officer, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Director, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation
Professor and Department of Pediatrics Chair
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
3333 Burnet Avenue,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Phone: (513) 636-2942

Mary Leonard, MD (2022-2025)
Chairman of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine
Pediatric Nephrology Clinic
770 Welch Rd Ste 300
Palo Alto CA 94304
Phone: (650) 724-0353
Fax: (650) 498-6714

Marlene Miller, MD (2023-2025)
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216) 844-3884
Fax: (216) 844-1479

Mary Taylor, MD (2024-2027)
Pediatric Department Chair
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
2500 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
Phone: (601) 984-5214
Fax: (601) 984-5982

Ex Officio Canadian Representative

Meredith Irwin, MD
Paediatrician-in-Chief, Department of Paediatrics
Temerty Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8
Phone: (416) 813-6122

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