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Judith Palfrey

One of the country’s leading pediatricians, Judith S. Palfrey, M.D., has provided clinical care to thousands of children and families, conducted groundbreaking pediatric research, taught future physicians and led major medical organizations. As past president of AAP, the nation’s largest pediatric organization with a membership of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists, Dr. Palfrey has tremendous medical experience, and as a mother of three, she also understands the challenges parents face every day.