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HealthyChildren.org Medical Editor
Dr. Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
As the Medical Editor for HealthyChildren.org, Dr. Jennifer Shu serves as an expert on parenting issues, providing oversight and direction for HealthyChildren.org in conjunction with the staff editor. Dr. Shu is also an author, consultant and frequent media guest.
Dr. Shu is a pediatrician in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also a mom and practices at Children's Medical Group. She is passionate about working with families to help them build healthy habits. She says continuing good habits is much easier than breaking bad habits.
Dr. Shu earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. She specialized in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. Her experience includes working in private practice, as well as working in an academic medical center. She served as director of the normal newborn nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.
She is a co-author of Food Fights and Heading Home with Your Newborn published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
HealthyChildren.org Editorial Advisory Board
The major function of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) is to provide oversight and direction for HealthyChildren.org in conjunction with the Medical Editor and the AAP editorial staff.
- Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
- HealthyChildren.org Medical Editor/Chair, EAB
- Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP
- HealthyChildren.org Associate Medical Editor, Teen & Young Adult
- Kathleen M. Berchelmann, MD, FAAP
- Phil Boucher, MD, FAAP
- Natasha Burgert, MD, FAAP
- Kristie E. N. Clarke, MD, MSCR, FAAP
- Gil Fuld, MD, FAAP
- Amy Hardin, MD, FAAP
- Ivor Horn, MD, MPH, FAAP
- Claire McCarthy, MD, FAAP
- Heidi Roman, MD, FAAP
AAP Editorial Staff:
- Amanda Krupa, M.Sc. - email@example.com
- Editor, HealthyChildren.org
- Mary Claire Walsh - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Director, Division of Digital Communication & Online Strategy
Supporting AAP Committees, Sections & Councils
The AAP is comprised of a wide variety of committees, sections, and councils made up of members with expertise and interest in specialized areas of pediatrics. These groups help develop many of the AAP's positions and programs as well as present educational programs for pediatricians in order to highlight current research and practical knowledge in their respective specialties. We gratefully acknowledge their contributions to the content on HealthyChildren.org.