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    Executive Committee Chair, Elizabeth Meade, MD, FAAP

    Residency: University of California, Los Angeles

    Medical School: University of Washington

    Hometown: Seattle, WA

    Fun fact: I love to fill my passport with new stamps but have a penchant for finding myself in strange travel situations. Ask me more over a glass of wine...

    District I

    District I Fellow DR, Caroline Castleforte, MD, FAAP

    Residency Program: Children's Hospital Los Angeles

    Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

    Hometown: Springboro, OH

    Fun Fact: I enjoy traveling, outdoor sports and dancing!

    District I Fellow ADR, Jennifer McGuirl, DO, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    Residency: Pediatric Residency Goryeb Children's Hospital Atlantic Health

    Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Hometown: Millis, MA

    District II

    District II Fellow DR, Vanessa Salcedo, MD, FAAP

    Residency: Columbia University Medical Center

    Medical School: George Washington University

    Hometown: Miami, FL

    Fun fact:  I'm half Colombian and Dominican which means I love dancing salsa and merengue. :)


    District II Fellow ADR, Winter Berry, DO, FAAP

    Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

    Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

    Hometown: Keene, NH

    Fun Fact: My hometown holds the Guinness World Record for Most Jack O' Lanterns carved and lit in one place!

    District III

    District III Fellow DR, Lisa Costello, MD, FAAP

    Residency: West Virginia University Internal Medicine-Pediatrics

    Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine

    Hometown: Weirton, WV

    Fun fact: I'm a sports loving #tweetiatrician (@LisaCostelloWV) who was a former member of the West Virginia University women's basketball team.

    District III Fellow ADR, Marissa DiGiovine, MD, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Pediatric Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein School of Medicine

    Residency: Pediatric residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Medical School: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/Rutgers Medical School

    Hometown: New Jersey

    Fun fact: I have been involved in the AAP since I was a medical student!

    District IV

    District IV Fellow DR, Eliza Varadi, MD, IBCLC FAAP

    Residency: MUSC Children's Hospital

    Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

    Hometown: St. Petersburg Russia/Charleston, SC

    Fun fact: I am a breastmilk donor having donated over 5000oz so far with 2 kids.

    District IV Fellow ADR, Michael Foxworth, II, MD, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System-Medical College of Virginia Hospital

    Residency: Health System-Medical College of Virginia Hospital

    Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

    Hometown:  Marion, SC

    Fun fact: My undergraduate degree is a BA in Music with a Performance Certificate of Trumpet.

    I enjoy working out with a group called F3, doing MudRuns, Spartan Races, and GORUCK events. 

    District V

    District V Fellow DR, Matthew Hornik, MD, FAAP

    Residency: Beaumont Children's Hospital in Royal Oak, MI

    Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI

    Fun fact: I am a fraternal twin.

    District V Fellow ADR, Elizabeth Bonachea, MD, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University, Columbus OH, Pediatrics

    Medical School: University of Florida

    Hometown: Miami, FL

    Fun fact: If I wasn't a doctor, I would be a personal financial planner. I love to work with trainees and early career physicians on improving their financial health and wellbeing.

    District VI

    District VI Fellow DR, Jessie Marks, MD, FAAP

    Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital

    Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

    Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

    Fun fact: Although my favorite role is that of wife and mother, outside of medicine I am also avid consumer of books, lover of the arts, and an enthusiastic owner of the Green Bay Packers!

    District VI Fellow ADR, Maya Moody, DO, FAAP

    Residency: University of Missouri- Columbia

    Medical School: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Hometown: St. Louis, MO

    Fun fact: Community pediatrician, child advocate, momma of two, and outdoor enthusiast.

    District VII

    District VII Fellow DR, Shawn Batlivala, MD, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Interventional Pediatric Cardiology

    Fellowship Program: Boston Children's Hospital; Pediatric Cardiology

    Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville; Pediatrics

    Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine

    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    Fun fact: Born and raised in Chicago, and went to high school in New Delhi, India. Moving overseas was one of the best things my parents did for us. It exposed me to many cultures and I have loved travelling ever since.

    District VII Fellow ADR, Nandeesh Rangaswamy, MD, FAAP

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    District VIII

    District VIII Fellow DR, Amber May, MD, FAAP

    Residency: University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital

    Medical School: University of Arizona

    Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

    Fun fact: A former collegiate volleyball player, I now spend time on my golf and long-distance hiking. My wife and I enjoy exploring new cities then trying novel culinary regimens. Next on the agenda: Moules Frites with Abbey beer!

    District VIII Fellow ADR, Katherine Duncan, MD, MSPH, FAAP

    District IX

    District IX Fellow DR, Emily Fletcher, MD, FAAP

    Residency: UC San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital- Oakland

    Medical School: UC San Diego School of Medicine

    Hometown: Saratoga, CA

    Fun fact: I love dancing (hip hop and jazz mostly), yoga, and my husband and I have a pet rabbit.

    District IX Fellow ADR, Melissa Ruiz, MD, FAAP

    Fellowship Program: Kaiser Permanente Southern California Community Medicine Fellowship

    Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago

    Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

    Hometown: Pasadena, CA

    Fun fact: I have two amazing boys who I am raising bilingual so they can have the bi-cultural experience my parents could give me.

    District X

    District X Fellow DR, Nola Ernest, MD, PhD, FAAP

    Residency: Monroe Carrell Jr Children's Hospital at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

    Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine

    Hometown: Troy, AL

    Fun fact: #BoyMom to three boys, I spend much of my time at scout meetings, piano recitals, and baseball games. When I am not hanging out with my boys, I sing in a band.

    District X Fellow ADR, Jessica Miller, MD, FAAP