Each year, the Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics honors chapter members and individuals in the community for their dedication to the health and wellbeing of Minnesota’s children and adolescents with the Distinguished Service Award and the Eric Dick Child Advocacy Award. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to a pediatrician for dedicating […]
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With a 95 percent increase in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) incidence in youth aged 10-19 years from 2001 to 2017, T2DM clearly is not just a disease of adulthood anymore. (1) It is also apparent that T2DM is not the same disease in adolescents as it is for adults. Firstly, T2DM in adolescents is a […]
Amos S. Deinard, MD, MPH, FAAP, passed away at the age of 86 on March 9, 2022, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Deinard was a longtime member of MNAAP. Dr. Deinard’s motto was, “Go forth and varnish” and he was an ardent supporter of pediatric oral health initiatives. In 2005, he helped found and direct the […]
Dr. Ria Bardhan is a member of the MNAAP Board of Directors and co-chairs a chapter work group. Minnesota Pediatrician asked Dr. Ria Bardhan to answer our questions as this issue’s Member Spotlight. Thank you, Dr. Bardhan! What drew you to pediatrics? This was an interesting journey as several experiences growing up in India shaped […]
A message from Chapter President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP: This year our chapter has seen a huge level of interest in serving on our board of directors as evidenced by the very large number of candidates that either self-nominated or were nominated by others. Our executive committee has taken this as a sign that we […]