Editorial Advisory Board
Dr. Beard is the the physician director of Children's Pediatricians and Associates, Silver Spring, Md., and is an associate clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and an assistant professor at Howard University College of Medicine, Washington. She is also a national media spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Jarvis is a pediatric emergency medicine physician at Children's National Health System, and assistant professor of pediatrics at George Washington University, both in Washington.
She is the current advocacy chair and at-large board member of the D.C. American Academy of Pediatrics chapter, and has received formal advocacy training through the American Academy of Pediatrics department of federal affairs. Her advocacy includes working with the hospital's government affairs and the DC AAP Chapter to facilitate testimonies that assist in enacting health care policies. Dr. Jarvis' advocacy work also includes research involving screening of and intervening for vulnerable patient populations. To provide sustainable community impact, she collaborates with social work and community stakeholders to provide real-time interventions for mothers who screen positive for postpartum depression and/or domestic safety concerns.
Kevin T. Powell, MD, PHD, is a pediatric hospitalist and clinical ethics consultant living in St. Louis.
Consultant Advisory Board
Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Haut has published and presented on many clinical and professional topics.
Laura Searcy, APRN, PPCNP-BC, is president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), and is on the medical staff at WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center in Marietta, Ga., delivering care to newborns. A member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Ms. Searcy received the 2014 AANP Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence from Georgia. Ms. Searcy gained much of her governance experience serving three terms, including chair and vice chair, on the Cobb County Georgia Board of Education. The U.S. Secretary of Education appointed her to the Southeast Regional Advisement Committee, and the Georgia School Board Association appointed her to the National School Board Association Federal Relations Network. Ms. Searcy also has more than 12 years of nonprofit board experience, working with children’s advocacy centers and youth alcohol and drug-abuse prevention organizations.
Marita Quigley Nazarian is director of pharmacy at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.
Last updated July 13, 2017