Registration for Ohio AAP 2019 Annual Meeting is Now Open!

In addition to a new, larger space to accommodate our growing crowd and exhibitors, this year our conference will be focused on new and expanded topics in advocacy and education, specifically how to be a voice for Ohio’s children. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the pediatrician who uncovered the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. Your registration includes a copy of her book What the Eyes Don’t See. Read More »

Public Health Crisis: Gov. Mike DeWine Unveils Plan to Get Tobacco Out of Kid’s Hands

April 17, 2019- The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) and The Ohio Children’s Hospital Association (OCHA) stand together on behalf of the 2.6 million children in Ohio in applauding Governor DeWine for his proposal to raise Ohio’s minimum purchase age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. Read More »

Identification, Testing, and Treatment of Measles

2019 has seen outbreaks of measles from coast to coast with 555 reported cases as of April 11 as per the CDC. Due to these outbreaks, Dr. Rebecca Brady, Ohio AAP MOBI Medical Director, has compiled a slideshow to educating those less familiar on how to properly identify, test for, and treat measles. Read More »

Put a Lid on It! Bike Helmet Safety Campaign

On April 16, the Ohio AAP distributed more than 9,000 bike helmets to partners in preparation for the Put a Lid on It! Bike Helmet Safety Awareness campaign. Recipients of helmets for 2019 included Ohio AAP members, police departments, schools, and dozens of other organizations that had previously filled out an application for the program. Read More »