Cindy Ellis, MD began her two-year term on July 1, 2018. She is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Director of Developmental Medicine at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Dr. Ellis received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed residency training in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia/VCU.
In September, 2013, the Nebraska Chapter received an expansion of the Medication Administration Grant through the American Academy of Pediatrics. This grant provides for a 3 hour workshop focused toward health care workers in the child care setting on the proper administration of medication. Dr. Laura Jana is the Project Lead on this grant and conducts the workshops throughout the state.