2024 Board of Directors

To contact any Board member, please email info@pedpsych.org and we will get you in touch with that person!

Officers

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Cynthia Gerhardt, PhD

President

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH

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Melissa Santos, PhD

Past President

Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Hartford, CT

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Jessica Valenzuela, PhD

President Elect

Nova Southeastern University
Weston, Florida

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Gayle Chesley, PhD

Treasurer (2023-2025)

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

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Tammi Young-Saleme, PhD

Secretary (2022-2024)

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH

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SUNNYE MAYES, PhD, ABPP

Member at Large (2023-2025) Continuing Education

University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

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Christina Low Kapalu, PhD 

Member at Large (2022-2024) Diversity

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO

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Ana Diaz-LePage, PhD

Member at Large (2024-2026) Membership

Children’s National Health System Nemours Children's Health
Wilmington, DE

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Megan Cohen, PhD 

Member at Large (2022-2024) Student/Trainee Development

Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

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Terry Stancin, PhD, ABPP

APA Council Representative (2019-2024)

MetroHealth
Cleveland, OH

 

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Idia Thurston, PhD

APA Council Representative (2022-2024)

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Appointed Members

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Perry A. Catlin, MS

Student Representative (2023-2024)

Marquette University
Milwaukee, WI

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Avani Modi, PhD

JPP Editor (2023-2027)

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Cincinnati, OH

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Christina Duncan, PhD

CPPP Editor (2023-2027)

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

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Anne Kazak, PhD, ABPP

Historian 

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, PA

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Colleen Stiles-Shields, PhD

APA Program Chair (2024)

University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

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Siddika Mulchan, PsyD

APA Program Co-Chair (2024)

Connecticut Children's Hospital
Hartford, CT

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Naadira Upshaw, PhD

SPPAC Program Chair (2024)

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

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Lauren Harrison, PHD

SPPAC Program Co-Chair (2024)

Stanford University School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

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