Coyne-Beasley elected to the Board of Directors of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, is professor of pediatrics. The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is a multidisciplinary society with an active international membership devoted to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents.

Coyne-Beasley elected to the Board of Directors of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine click to enlarge Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley

Dr. Coyne-Beasley served as a regional president of The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) for 6 years and was previously on the Board of Directors as the Regional Presidents’ representative.  She is also currently SAHM’s representative to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Committee on Pediatric Research (COPR).

COPR makes policy recommendations to the AAP Board of Directors on various aspects of child health research such as identifying major research questions, promoting funding for pediatric research, and monitoring the status and practice of including children in federally sponsored research studies. The COPR develops and collaborates with other committees on policy statements and publishes peer-reviewed research articles, assists in developing testimonies and legislation, and maintains liaison relationships with many national pediatric associations and federal agencies that have a strong interest in promoting child health research.

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