APSA Committees

APSA Committees carry out a number of different critical functions for the association. To learn more about a specific committee, click on the name below. APSA members who are logged onto the site will also see committee chair contact information.

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Trauma Access Task Force

APSA Members
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Focus on underserved pediatric trauma needs in North America.


Mary E. Fallat - Chair
Norton Children's Hospital
Shahab F. Abdessalam - Member
Children's Hosp & Med Ctr of Omaha
William T. Adamson - Member
Nemours Children's Hospital
Kenneth S. Azarow - Member
Doernbecher Children's Hospital
John C. Bleacher - Member
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Karen Deveney - Member
Richard A. Falcone - Member
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Ctr
Alexander Feliz - Member
LeBonheur Children's Hosp
Henri R. Ford - Member
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Samir K. Gadepalli - Member
Univ of Michigan
Barbara A. Gaines - Member
Children's Hosp of Pittsburgh
Ronald B. Hirschl - Member
CS Mott Children's Hospital
Frieda M. Hulka - Member
Western Surgical Group
Sarah A. Jones Sapienza - Member
Lehigh Valley Physician's Group- Pediatric Surgical Specialties
Jonathan Kohler - Member
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Christopher R. Newton - Member
Children's Hospital Oakland
John K. Petty - Member
Brenner Children's Hospital/Wake Forest Univ School of Med.
Pramod S. Puligandla - Member
Montreal Children's Hospital
L. R. (Tres) Scherer - Member
Sohail R. Shah - Member
Texas Children's Hospital
Erik D. Skarsgard - Member
BC Children's Hospital