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MISSION: CATCH supports pediatricians to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services and a medical home.
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NEW CHAPTER CATCH FACILITATORS
Michigan: Elliott Attisha, DO, FAAP
Ohio: Paula Braverman, MD, FAAP
Ohio: Olivia Wenger, MD, FAAP
Texas: Arthi Krishnan, MD, FAAP

CATCH facilitators promote community pediatrics and support pediatricians who engage with their community to improve child health by helping them with CATCH grant proposal development and project implementation. Each AAP Chapter has at least one Chapter CATCH Facilitator, and each District has a District CATCH Facilitator and a Resident CATCH Liaison. Additionally, two National Resident CATCH Liaisons are selected by the Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST CATCH GRANTEES!

Planning Grants:

Grantee Chapter Topic
Kimberly Aakre, MD Vermont Substance Abuse/NAS
Sarah Armstrong, MD North Carolina Obesity
Paula Braverman, MD Ohio Incarcerated Youth Health
Nadia Dowshen, MD Pennsylvania Gender-variant Youth Health
Allison Ellzey, MD Utah Rural CSHCN

Implementation Grants:

Grantee Chapter Topic
Consuelo Beck-Sague, MD Florida Asthma
Laura Carravallah, MD Michigan Child Development
Geoffrey Collins, MD New York 3 Health Education
Keith Lemmon, MD Uniformed Services West Adolescent School Health
Gayatri Mirani, MD Louisiana Tuberculosis
Matt Taintor, MD Alaska Nutrition
Carol Titcomb, MD Hawaii Culturally Effective Care
Florence Wu, MD Arizona AI/AN Car Injury Prevention

Resident Grants:

Grantee Chapter Topic
Stanley Brewer, DO & GenaLynne Mooneyham, MD, MS Indiana Adolescent CSHCN
Mary Campion, MD & Sheera Minkowitz, MD New York 3 Early Literacy
Michelle Cornacchia, MD Texas Down Syndrome
Christy Foster, MD & Gwenevere Weatherspoon, MD Arkansas Homeless Care/Injury Prevention
Athra Kaviani, MD Texas Medical Home/Insurance
Justin Kopa, MD New York 3 Adolescent Male Health
Laura Navarro Borelly, MD & Hannah Chalal, MD Pennsylvania Medical Home
Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH California 1 Domestic Violence Survivors
Kristina Shenk, MD & Bridget Dowd, MD New York 3 Physical Activity/Nutrition
Mai Tran, MD & Courtney James, MD Louisiana Anticipatory Guidance 0-3
Krista Whitney, MD Texas Prenatal Parenting Education


THE INFLUENCE OF CATCH ON COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS
In its 20-year history CATCH has made an impact in communities around the country. Read about how it has influenced community pediatrics in this Pediatrics article.

One Pediatrician Can Make a Difference


Alejandro Clavier Watch this video featuring Dr. Alejandro Clavier's CATCH project and learn about what it takes to do community work. Dr. Robert Zarr A 2001 CATCH Resident Grant is still going strong. NPR recently featured Dr. Robert Zarr's prescription to help kids get more active.  
 
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