Contemporary Pediatrics features relevant clinical and peer reviewed articles, summarized guideline updates, and sensible practice management tips that pediatricians can read today and apply tomorrow.
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Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS
Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Pediatrics
Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, is Editor-in-Chief of Contemporary Pediatrics. She is professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and a Pediatric Infectious Diseases attending, medical director of the International Patient Services Program (IPS), co-director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic, and director of the International Adoptee Clinic at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases.
Nina L. Alfieri, MD, MS
Instructor of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Attending Physician, Academic General Pediatrics, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Amin J Barakat, MD, FAAP
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Rebecca Baum, MD
Developmental behavioral pediatrician and clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, and Chief of the Section of Development and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Jane M Carnazzo MD, FAAP
Pediatrician for Children’s Physicians, Omaha, Nebraska, assistant clinical professor, Creighton University Medical School, Omaha, co-editor for SOID (Section of Infectious Diseases) newsletter, CODe (Committee on Development) member for AAP
W Christopher Golden, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology), Pediatric Clerkship Director, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Medical Director, Newborn Nursery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.
Donna Hallas, PHD, CPNP, PNP-BC, PMHS, FAANP
Clinical Professor, New York University Meyers College of Nursing, and Director, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, New York, New York.
Rana F Hamdy, MD, MPH, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Attending, Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Associate Fellowship Program Director, Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC.
Vivian P. Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Board-certified allergist/immunologist and clinical professor at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; director of the Division of Allergy & Immunology and Fellowship Training Program director at Nicklaus Children's Hospital; and founder of the Allergy and Immunology Care Center of South Florida, Miami, Florida.
Michael S Jellinek, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Candice Jones, MD
Board-certified general pediatrician in group practice in Orlando, Florida, former National Health Service Corps Scholar, AAP member, spokesperson and author
Colleen Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP
Clinical professor of pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, California. Past president of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Russell Libby, MD
Founder and president of the Virginia Pediatric Group, Fairfax, Virginia.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Virginia and George Washington University Schools of Medicine, and board member of the Physicians Foundation.
Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN
Past president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and a clinical professor of nursing at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas, Texas.
Andrew J Schuman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire.
Steven M Selbst, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware.
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