Board of Directors

Officers

Ward-Wendy

Wendy Ward, PhD, ABPP

President

Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development
UAMS Office of Interprofessional Education
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
UAMS College of Medicine

Website

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Jennifer Shroff Pendley, PhD

Past President

Division of Psychology
Nemours- Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

Laura Simons

Laura E. Simons, PhD

President Elect

Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine
Stanford University Medical School

Robin Everhart

Robin Everhart, PhD

Treasurer (2020-2022)

Associate Professor, Health Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia

Dr Erica Sood

Erica Sood, PhD

Secretary (2019-2021)

Department of Cardiology
Nemours - Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children
Talleyville, DE

Chad Jensen

Chad Jensen, PhD

Member at Large (2020-2022) Continuing Education

Associate Professor of Psychology
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

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Melissa Santos, PhD

Member at Large (2019-2021) Diversity

Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Department of Pediatric Obesity
Hartford, CT

Eleanor Mackey

Eleanor Mackey, PhD

Member at Large (2021-2023) Membership

Department of Psychology
Children’s National Health System
Washington, DC

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Idia Thurston, PhD

Member at Large (2019-2021) Student/Trainee Development

Texas A&M University
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences & Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences
College Station, TX

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Anne Kazak, PhD, ABPP

Historian (2013-2022), APA Council Representative (2016-2021)

Center for Healthcare Delivery Science
A.I. du Pont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

 

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Terry Stancin, PhD, ABPP

APA Council Representative (2019-2021)

MetroHealth
Cleveland, OH

 

Appointed Members

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Sahar Eshtehardi, MS

Student Representative (2021-2022)

Counseling Psychology, Health Psychology Track
Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences
University of Houston

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Tonya M. Palermo, PhD

JPP Editor

Seattle Children's Research Institute
Child Health, Behavior and Development
Seattle, WA

Jennifer-Schurman

Jennifer V. Schurman, PhD, ABPP

CPPP Editor

Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO
Website

DustinPWallacePhD

Dustin P. Wallace, PhD

Web Master and Listserv Manager (2021-2023)

Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Meghan Walls

Meghan Tuohy Walls, PsyD

Electronic Communications Manager (2021)

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE

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Jason Boye, PhD, ABPP

APA Program Chair (2021)

Nemours duPont Pediatrics
Wilmington, DE

Website 

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Melanie Noel, PhD, RPsych

APA Program Chair (2022)

Department of Psychology
University of Calgary

 

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Emily F. Law, PhD

SPPAC Program Chair (2022)

Pediatric Psychologist Multidisciplinary Headache Clinic
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

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Soumitri Sil, PhD

SPPAC Program Co-Chair (2023)
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Management

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Laura E. Degnon, CAE

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Erin Ross, MS

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