Advocacy

Dr. Norma Kreilein on Pollution Issues in Southern Indiana

June 20th, 2017

Dr. Norma Kreilein is featured in a MSNBC piece about pollution issues in Southern Indiana. INAAP recently submitted a public comment to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management requesting additional air pollution monitors in the area where Dr. Kreilein practices. We are hoping to gather additional data on this issue for evaluation. MSNBC Story

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Call to Action June 15th and June 22nd- Save Medicaid!

June 14th, 2017

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National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 1st, 2017

Social Media Storm National Gun Violence Awareness Day Friday June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day, and INAAP would like to invite you to take part in our efforts to spread awareness of this very important issue. The theme of the day is “Wear Orange,” a reference to the orange that hunters wear to

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INAAP Pens Letter to Governor Expressing ACA Concerns

January 19th, 2017

Last week, many members of INAAP reached out to Congress to express their concerns with how changes to the Affordable Care Act could negatively impact Indiana’s children. INAAP also sent a letter to Governor Holcomb to ask they he keep those concerns in mind when he is asked for input on possible changes to the

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INAAP’s Vice President Tony GiaQuinta Writes on the Importance of Banning Crib Bumpers #BanTheBumper

October 10th, 2016

If there were no automobiles, children would never die from car accidents. Right. But we need cars. They take us to cool and important places, like your Pediatrician’s office, or work, respectively. Therefore, we accept the risk of putting our children into cars, and do our best to make them as safe as possible. Carseats,

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Dr. Reifenberg writes on the Importance of the HPV Vaccine.

September 17th, 2016

On Wednesday, September 14th, an article co-authored by Dr. Rick Reifenberg and Gregory Zimet on the importance of the HPV vaccine ran in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel. One of the priorities of INAAP’s Preventive Health Committee is to raise the HPV vaccination rates in Indiana, and efforts like this help INAAP reach that goal. Dr.

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INAAP Participates in Joseph Maley 5K Walk, Run, & Roll

July 11th, 2016

INAAP was proud to be a part of the Joseph Maley Foundation 5K Run, Walk, & Roll this past Saturday morning. Thank you to our volunteers for helping pass out healthy recovery snacks and providing information on positive exercise and eating habits. It was a great event, and we look forward to doing it again next

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INAAP Weighs In on Child Nutrition Bill

June 6th, 2016

  Spearheaded by Dr. Sarah Stelzner, INAAP submitted a letter to the Indianapolis Star to share its viewpoint on Rep. Todd Rokita’s Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (H.R. 5003). The letter was published on June 5, 2016, and can be viewed by clicking here. INAAP encourages all pediatricians to write similar letters to their

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