Executive Committee

Elected by SOGHN membership, the executive committee works to identify emerging issues, address specific GI, hepatology and nutrition issues, respond to board directives, achieve AAP goals and objectives and comply with policy as specified by the board of directors.

Sanjiv “Sonny” Harpavat, MD, PhD, FAAP
Houston, TX

Mitchell Cohen, MD, FAAP
Immediate Past Chair
Birmingham, AL

Conrad Cole, MD, MPH, MSC, FAAP
Cincinnati, OH

Ala Elayyan, MD, MPH, CNSC, FAAP
Liaison, Section on Pediatric Trainees
Sacramento, CA

Jeannie Huang, MD, MPH, FAAP
San Diego, CA

Daniel Mallon, MD, MS, FAAP
Cincinnati, OH

Hannibal Person, MD, FAAP
Seattle, WA

Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, FAAP
Colorado Springs, CO

SOGHN Committees

For more information on committee descriptions and members, please see Why Should I Join SOGHN

Policy Statements & Guidelines Committee
Sanjiv “Sonny” Harpavat, MD, PhD, FAAP

Button Battery & Foreign Body Committee
Elizabeth Sinclair, MD, FAAP

Communications/Website Committee
Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, MSCS, FAAP

Patient & Family Education Committee
Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, MSCS, FAAP

Advocacy/Annual Leadership Forum Resolutions & Proposals Committee
Jeannie Huang, MD, MPH, FAAP

Chapter Speakers Program Committee
Mitchell Cohen, MD, FAAP & Angela Sandell, MD, FAAP

Clinical Education Programming Committee
Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD, FAAP

Trainees & Early Career Gastroenterologists Committee
Daniel Mallon, MD, FAAP

Nominations Committee
Conrad Cole, MD, MPH, MSc

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