Northam announces administration appointments

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Gov. Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his administration on Friday.

Advisory Council on Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections and Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANDAS/PANS)

  • Megan Bonfili of Midlothian, Registered Nurse, Chesterfield County Public Schools
  • Teresa L. Champion* of Springfield, Secretary, Virginia Autism Project
  • David Jaffe, MD* of Henrico, Pediatric Neurologist, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
  • Stefanie Levensalor* of Norfolk, Senior Loan Officer, Towne Mortgage
  • Melissa B. Nelson, MD* of Richmond, Partner, Pediatric Associates of Richmond, Inc.
  • Aradhana Bela Sood, MD, FAACAP* of Chesterfield, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Susan Swedo, MD* of McLean, Consulting Pediatrician, Healthy Foundations Group, LLC
  • Christina Teague of Charlottesville, Owner, CWT Consulting
  • Wei Zhao, MD, PhD* of Chesterfield, Professor and Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University

Board of Optometry

  • Evan J. Kaufman of Charlottesville, Clinical Optometrist, University of Virginia Medical Center

Scientific Advisory Committee

  • Kathleen Corrado* of Jamesville, New York, Executive Director and Professor of Practice, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, Syracuse University
  • William E. Demuth II of Springfield, Illinois, Laboratory Director, Illinois State Police
  • Peter M. Vallone of Potomac, Maryland, Leader, Applied Genetics Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Virginia Board for the Blind and Vision Impaired

  • Mazen M. Basrawi* of Arlington, Attorney, United States Federal Government
  • Leo Kim, PhD* of Alexandria, Head of Business Planning and Operations, Hematology R&D, AstraZeneca

Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority

  • Kathy L. Still of Norton, Retired Communications Director, University of Virginia’s College at Wise

*denotes reappointment

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