The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders GIKids
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

NASPGHAN Leadership

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.


Mark Gilger, MD, Chair
Houston, TX

  • Mazen Abbas, DO, MPH
  • Vincent Biank, MD
  • Camille Bonta - Washington advocate
  • Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH - Council liaison
  • David Brumbaugh, MD
  • Jennifer Dotson, MD
  • Deborah Goldman, MD
  • Roberto Gugig, MD
  • Sanjiv Harpavat, MD, PhD
  • Alex Koral, MD - Fellow representative
  • Amethyst Kurbegov, MD, MPH
  • Kun Park, MD
  • Pamela Puthoor, MD - Fellow representative
  • Emily Rothbaum Perito, MD, MAS
  • Bryan Rudolph, MD
  • Jessica Stumphy, MD - Fellow representative
  • Jennifer Woo Baidal, MD
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