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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!
Implementation Grants:
Consuelo Beck-Sague, MD - Florida Chapter: Asthma
Laura Carravallah, MD - Michigan Chapter: Child Development
Geoffrey Collins, MD - New York Chapter 3: Health Education
Keith Lemmon, MD - Uniformed Services West Chapter: Adolescent School Health
Gayatri Mirani, MD - Louisiana Chapter: Tuberculosis
Matt Taintor, MD - Alaska Chapter: Nutrition
Carol Titcomb, MD - Hawaii Chapter: Culturally Effective Care
Florence Wu, MD - Arizona Chapter: AI/AN Car Injury Prevention
Planning Grants:
Kimberly Aakre, MD - Vermont Chapter: Substance Abuse/NAS
Sarah Armstrong, MD - North Carolina Chapter: Obesity
Paula Braverman, MD - Ohio Chapter: Incarcerated Youth Health
Nadia Dowshen, MD - Pennsylvania Chapter: Gender-Variant Youth Health
Allison Ellzey, MD - Utah Chapter: Rural CSHCN
Resident Grants:
Stanley Brewer, DO & GenaLynne Mooneyham, MD, MS - Indiana Chapter: Adolescent CSHCN
Mary Campion, MD & Sheera Minkowitz, MD - New York Chapter 3: Early Literacy
Michelle Cornacchia, MD - Texas Chaper: Down Syndrome
Christy Foster, MD & Gwenevere Weatehrspoon, MD - Arkansas Chapter: Homeless Care/Injury Prevention
Athra Kaviani, MD - Texas Chapter: Medical Home/Insurance
Justin Kopa, MD - New York Chapter 3: Adolescent Male Health
Laura Navarro Borelly, MD & Hannah Chalal, MD - Pennsylvania Chapter: Medical Home
Maya Ragavan, MD, MPH - California Chapter 1: Domestic Violence Survivors
Kristina Shenk, MD & Bridget Dowd, MD - New York Chapter 3: Physical Activity/Nutrition
Mai Tran, MD & Courtney James, MD - Louisiana Chapter: Anticipatory Guidance 0-3
Krista Whitney, MD - Texas Chapter: 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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