Louisiana AAP Foundation

Our History & Purpose

The Louisiana AAP Foundation was established on October 8, 2002 and is incorporated as a non-profit organization located in Baton Rouge. Its purpose is to address educational needs of pediatric health care providers; to educate parents and citizens regarding pediatric health concerns; and to conduct education-related projects related to pediatric health.

Chapter Leadership

  • President – Bryan Sibley, MD, FAAP
    Lafayette
  • Vice President – John Vanchiere, MD, FAAP
    Shreveport
  • Secretary/ Treasurer – Roberta Vicari, MD, FAAP
    Baton Rouge
  • Early Career Physician – Paul Remedios, MD, FAAP
    New Orleans
  • At-Large Members – Rachel Chatters, MD, FAAP
    Lake Charles – Joshua Leblanc, MD, FAAP
    Mandeville
  • Immediate Past President – H. Jay Collinsworth, MD, FAAP
    Baton Rouge

Scholarship/ Grant Opportunities

The Louisiana AAP Foundation offers three types of grants each year to Residents and Pediatric Programs. Each grant is available between July 1st and June 30th. To apply for any of the grants, please send correspondence to Ashley Politz at ashley.politz@laaap.org or mail to P.O. Box 64629  Baton Rouge, LA  70896. Please include your name, institution, grant you are applying for, description of the activity and a budget.

 

  • Resident International Scholarship
    Two, $500 grants are available each year to help residents who choose to study abroad.
  • Resident Activities Grant
    Four, $500 grants are available each year.  Each Residency program is allowed to apply for one grant.
  • Pediatric Interest Group Grant
    Four, $500 grants are available each year.  Each Residency program is allowed to apply for one grant.
For more information about the Louisiana AAP Foundation,
please contact Ashley Politz ( ashley.politz@laaap.org or (225) 379-7923)

Donations

If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation, please send a check made payable to the Louisiana AAP Foundation to P.O. Box 64629  Baton Rouge, LA  70896

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