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Pediatric Specialty Group Members

Ellen Raney, MD (Chair)
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Medical Staff Department
Pediatrics Society of North America
Niccole Alexander, MPP 
Manager, Division of Hospital and Surgical Services
Department of Subspecialty Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics
Sharon M. Bout-Tabaku, MSC, MD 
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Paul Caskey, MD
Chief of Staff
Shriners Hospitals for Children Spokane
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Robin Crandall, MD
Orthopaedic Partners
Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics
Howard Epps, MD
Texas Children's Hospital
Lisa E. Heaton, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Scientist and Sports Dietitian
Gatorade Sports Science Institute

 Michael Henrickson, MD, MPH 
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
American Academy of Pediatrics-Rheumatology Section
Lawrence (Larry) Jung, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology
Division of Rheumatology
Children's National Medical Center
Joan M. Lappe, PhD, RN, FAAN
Osteoporosis Research Center
Kellie Leitch, MD
Chair/Chief Pediatric Surgery
Department of Pediatric Surgery
University of Western Ontario
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Laura Laskosz, MPH 
Manager-Section of Rheumatology
American Academy of Pediatrics
Michael A. Levine, MD
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Benjamin Martin, MD, FAAP
​Division of Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
Amy Gross McMillan, PhD, PT
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
East Carolina University
American Physical Therapy Association  
Jose Morcuende, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation
University of Iowa Healthcare
University of Iowa Healthcare
Norman Otsuka, MD
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
NYU Langone Medical Center
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Jose R. Romero, MD, FAAP
Horace C. Cabe Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section
Arkansas Children'sHospital/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Director, Clinical Trials Research
Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute Arkansas Children's Hospital
Richard M. Schwend, MD FAAP
Professor Orthopaedics, UMKC, KUMC
Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics
Orthopaedic Surgery
David A. Spiegel, MD 
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Maureen Story, MSN, ARNP, ONC, ONP-C
Pediatric Nurse Practioner
Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute
National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Kimberly J. Templeton, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Kansas School of Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Laura L. Tosi, MD
Director, Bone Health Program
Children's Hospital
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine
Janet Wyatt, PhD, RN, FAANP
Executive Director
Institute of Pediatric Nursing
Arthritis Foundation
Toby King, CAE (Staff Liaison)                           
Executive Director
United States Bone and Joint Initiative