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General Media Questions

For general media inquiries, including those related to AAP child health recommendations or other general child health topics, contact our executive director.

Kellie Hawthorne
VA-AAP Executive Director

2821 Emerywood Parkway, Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23294
804/643-6631 – main
804/788-9987 – fax

Legislative and Advocacy Questions

For media inquiries related to state issues impacting children and pediatricians, including legislation, regulations and judicial decisions, please contact our chapter representative.

Lauren Schmitt
VA-AAP Lobbyist

Commonwealth Strategy
P.O. Box 131
Richmond, VA 23218


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If you are a credentialed member of the media, we are happy to discuss our work advocating and protecting the children of Virginia as well as the issues impacting pediatricians in our Commonwealth.

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