TNAAP Committee Opportunities

We are pleased to offer opportunities for members to engage with experts and peers from across the state around specific areas of interest. We invite your participation!

Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect
Focus: Dedicated to improving the care of infants, children and adolescents who are abused and neglected
Chairs: Co-Chaired by Heather Williams, MD and
Karry Lakin, MD

Committee on Immigrant Health
Focus: Dedicated to improving the care of immigrant children and their families by building
competencies that promote health and well-being, identifying resources, creating community networks and promoting advocacy efforts.
Chairs: Co-Chaired by Adriana Bialostozky, MD and
Sarah Trimiew, MD

Committee on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Dedicated to addressing minority health, racial/ethnic health disparities and equity and the inclusion of minority members in pediatric practice and leadership.
Chairs: Co-Chaired by Maya Neeley, MD and
Atia Harris, MD

Committee on Environmental Health
Dedicated to improving the health of Tennessee’s children by improving the health of their environment.
Chair: Chaired by Laurie Tucker, MD (Open Position for Co-Chair)
A Letter from the Environmental Health Chair (pdf)

Committee on Payer Advocacy – Pediatric Council
Focus: Dedicated to facilitating better working relationships with pediatricians and health insurance plans  and to improving the quality of care for children.
Chair: Suzanne Berman, MD

Interesting In Joining a TNAAP Committee?

Indicate your interest to serve on the committee by completing the on-line sign up form below.

Eligibility: All current members of the chapter are eligible to serve on a committee. If you need to verify your membership, please email

TNAAP will verify your membership status and forward your request to the committee chair.  You will receive a welcome email and additional information about the committee including the winter meeting dates.