Public Affairs & Advocacy Committee

The Public Affairs & Advocacy Committee works with NASPGHAN leaders, our Washington advocate and other NASPGHAN members to identify and advocate for policy issues of importance to pediatric gastroenterologists and their patients and to mobilize NASPGHAN mebers, patients and allied organizations to influence legislation and regulation.

Amethyst Kurbegov, MD, Chair
Denver, CO

  • Mazen Abbas DO, MPH, Kailua, HI
  • Amer Al-Nimr MD, Lebanon, NH
  • Elaine Barfield MD, New York, NY
  • Vincent Biank MD, Evanston, IL
  • Camille Bonta, Washington, DC - Staff
  • Athos Bousvaros MD, MPH,  Boston, MA - Council Liaison
  • Laurie Conklin MD, Washington, DC
  • Mark Gilger MD, San Antonio, TX
  • Benjamin Gold MD, Atlanta, GA
  • Kerri Gosselin MD, Worcester, MA
  • Sanjiv Harpavat MD, PhD, Bellaire, TX
  • Bridget Hron MD, Milton, MA
  • Alexander Koral MD, Bronx, NY
  • Bryan Rudolph MD, Englewood, NJ
  • Arunjot Singh MD, MPH, New York, NY
  • Michael Stephens MD, Rochester, MN
  • Rajitha Venkatesh MD ,Boston, MA
  • Carmyn Zoller RD, LDN, CSP,CNSC, Chicago IL