, MD, FAAP
has done more than any other pediatrician to foster the teaching of behavioral pediatrics in the primary care setting.Dr. Kappelman
is Director of Training Programs for the Division of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Maryland and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry.He
has had a distinguished career supervising and teaching the care of children, as Assistant Chief and Chief of Pediatrics at Church Hosptial, Baltimore County General Hospital and Sinai Hospital.His
Directorship as Assistant Professor and Professor at the University of Maryland, as well as Associate Dean, has allowed for more than 30 years of dedication and support to students and House Staff.In 1983, he
became a founding member of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and for more than 20 years, he
has been on the editorial boards of educationa and medical journals.He
has served on more than 50 national, state and local Boards and committees focused on the improvement of child physical and emotional health and the teaching of the same.He
has been grant funded for the teaching of behavioral pediatrics since 1986.He
is the author of 8 books, as well as multiple chapters and innumerable journal articles.Dr. Kappelman
has been a visting professor in Japan each of the past 3 years.He
has delivered countless presentations and workshops on behavioral pediatrics, school health and pediatric teaching.The Maryland Chapter proudly honors Murray Kappelman
, MD, FAAP for is huge contribution to behavioral pediatrics, and for the impact that contribution has had upon countless children.
Maryland Chapter AAP Chapter Newsletter, Winter (February) 2000 Contents
2000 in Annapolis
2000 will be a very importatn year in Annapolis for children, with $ 1 billion in tobacco settlement funds and an equally large surplus, we must be sure that children's needs are on the table. 2000 offers Mayrland an opportunity to address Maryland's many poor indicators of child well being, and to invest in our future.Our legislative issues address the needs that you, as members, have told us about.