Navigation Links
O. Marion Burton, M.D., F.A.A.P., addresses American Academy of Pediatrics in new term as president
Date:10/4/2010

SAN FRANCISCO O. Marion Burton, MD, FAAP, will serve as the 2010-2011 president of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) beginning Monday, Oct. 4, at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE) at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The AAP is the nation's largest pediatric organization with a membership of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists.

Dr. Burton will address attendees on at 12:30 p.m. PT Monday, October 4, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 55 Fourth St., in the Yerba Buena Salon 7-8. Dr. Burton will discuss access to health care for all children, including those in poverty and those with special health care needs.

Dr. Burton, a community pediatrician, is associate dean for clinical affairs and director of community pediatrics at the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine. A graduate of Clemson University and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), he trained at MUSC and Medical College of Georgia. For two decades he practiced pediatrics in Anderson, S.C., and taught in a local primary care residency program. In 1991, he joined the USC School of Medicine to establish a division of community pediatrics. He oversees the 210-physician, multi-specialty group, and is senior medical consultant to the state's public health and Medicaid agencies. He helped establish 75 partnerships placing public health professionals with practicing physicians to create medical homes for children.

During his time as AAP president, Dr. Burton will focus on these major issues:

  • Continue to lead the charge on the unfinished business of health care reform and improve on the gains already made for children.
  • Promote youth violence prevention and minimize the effects of poverty on children while improving health equity and health literacy.
  • Care for children with special health care needs such as those in foster care, and the internationa
    '/>"/>

Contact: Susan Martin
ssmartin@aap.org
American Academy of Pediatrics
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on results from the CAPRISA 004 microbicide study
2. Renowned Psychiatrist, Lyubov Y Gorelik, M.D., is selected to represent New York in The Leading Physicians of the World
3. Gino Tutera, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Brings SottoPelle Therapy to Middle Tennessee, Opens Practice in Nashville Medical District
4. Joan Miller, M.D., receives 2010 Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty
5. University of Utah afib specialist, Marcos Daccarett, M.D., wins Young Investigator Award
6. Nationally Known Interventional Neuroradiologist John Pile-Spellman, M.D., Joins Neurological Surgery, P.C.
7. AMA Honors Vice Admiral John Mateczun, M.D., With Top Government Service Award
8. Reproductive health matters addresses issues related to cosmetic surgery, body image and sexuality
9. Agricultural Biotechnology Addresses Consumer Demands for Healthier Foods
10. Doggie-Bags Addresses a Public Nuisance and a Serious Health Issue Caused by Exposure to Dog Waste
11. Reducing Energy Consumption Dramatically: Green IT Conference Addresses Administration's Goals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online supplier of wedding dresses ... selection of black one-shoulder cocktail dresses . In addition, ... available at discounted prices, up to 70% off. ... three weeks only. You know, we have thousands of frequent ... our new items can visit our website for more details. ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 The short ... was created in honor of a true 9/11 hero, ... two film festivals including the 24 hours of Nuremberg International ... in Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and director Luciana ... produce this film together with her husband, Gregory Graham ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products and the business is ... company announces big discounts on its bamboo mats , ... is the world’s leader in bamboo flooring. According to ... 20, 2015. , The bamboo mats are made from ... All the bamboo strips for the mats are boiled ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 When ... often find themselves in a frenzy to get rid of ... classroom. But families in Coral Gables now have the solution ... its second salon clinic location, Lice Troopers provides full spectrum ... in the Coral Gable area, including Sunset, Key Biscayne, Brickell, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, ... illnesses can receive effective, less expensive care from a clinic ... a team of dedicated health care professionals, a new study ... and need either hospitalization or a trip to the emergency ... clinic at the University of Texas in Houston versus usual ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3
... tumors in the pancreas of mice, US researchers said in ... deadliest human cancers ,The mutant gene named Bik ... researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ... mutant, called BikDD, which spares healthy tissue. ,"There ...
... The budget impasse that existed in the Pennsylvania government after ... on Monday night More than 24,000 state workers returned to ... ,"This is an agreement where all sides can say that ... good budget agreement," Rendell said, declaring himself "very satisfied with ...
... died from metal poisoning last year after ingesting contaminated ... Thursday A coroner is warning the public about the ... death of the woman. ,Toxicology reports now confirm ... Preliminary lab tests detected a range of trace metals ...
... a break through energy bill. The bill proposes to raise ... and fund research n alternative energy sources. The government is ... prices at the pumps. ,The cost of oil was ... a gallon. ,President George W. Bush recommended pushing back ...
... popular notion that a high carbohydrate, low fat slimming ... involved. ,The exclusion of sugar (sucrose) is ... researchers have found that it is not necessary to ... at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh undertook the study and ...
... study has found that a compound from olive-pomace oil slows ... from the University of Granada and Hospital Carlos III in ... skin, inhibits serin-protease, the enzyme used by HIV to discharge ... and, subsequently, to spread the infection into the whole body. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mutated Gene Zaps Pancreas Cancer in Mice 2Health News:Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends 2Health News:Online Counterfeit Pills Kills Woman 2Health News:A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government 2Health News:A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government 3Health News:Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... and RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. ... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ... BDSI ) announced today that they have submitted a ... to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Buprenorphine ... of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB:CTSOD), a ... blood purification technology to help fight deadly inflammation ... countries worldwide, today announced the appointment of Dr. ... as its Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, ... Di Russo is an accomplished pediatric ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 Apnea Sciences ( www.apneasciences.com ... in Aliso Viejo , California.  ... the tremendous growth and worldwide expansion, a new facility ... SnoreRx, the anti snore cure have exceeded our expectations ... "We are now in 23 countries and will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 2Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 3Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 5CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 2CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 4CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 5
... The ISI Free-Standing upper extremity ... ORs and in-office procedures. This table ... casters and an extra-durable, hour-glass shaped ... and stable -- this table is ...
... The High Throughput Sorter RSD ... volume laboratories in the field of ... not only of considerable speed but ... Recapping Module can be integrated. Secure ...
... removes closures from various sample tubes with different ... opening in one run. The Decapping Module DS ... Sorting System RS 800 (optional), Sorting System RSD ... System RSD 800A. All common primary tubes can ...
... provide molecular labs a more advanced alternative ... our MGB technology, combined with post-PCR dissociation ... to provide molecular labs more powerful tools ... organisms or genetic mutations associated with disease, ...
Medicine Products: