Regional Council of Eastern Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Chioma Iheagwara, DO

Sylvia Maston, MD

Past President
Laurel Weaver, MD, PhD

Alexander Strauss, MD

Yolanda Graham, MD

Chioma Iheagwara, DO - Chair
Narpinder Malhi, MD - Co-Chair

Aateqa Ismail, MD - Co-Chair


Chioma Iheagwara, DO
Randall Gurak, MD
Terri Randall, MD
Bettina Bernstein, DO
Sylvia Maston, MD

Alternate Delegates
Laurel Weaver, MD
Lan Chi (Krysti) Vo, MD

Resident Representatives
Brittany Smith, MD - CHOP
Michael Volkert, MD - CHOP
Kevin Walsh, MD - Jefferson

2023 Meeting Dates

  • Jan. 11
  • Feb. TBD
  • Mar. 8
  • Apr. 12
  • May10
  • June 14
  • July 12
  • No August Mtg.
  • Sept. 13
  • Oct. 11
  • Nov. 8
  • Dec: TBD

Upcoming Events

Two-part Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology Conferences
Update of Psychopharmacology and Neuromodulation (Virtual presentations)
(Click to download flyer)

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023
    6:00 to 9:00 p.m
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023
    6:00 to 9:00 p.m

29th Annual Herman Staples, MD, Memorial Lectureship and Awards Presentation

  • Wednesday, June 7, 2023
    Venue: TBD
    Guest Lecturer: David Pruitt, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of the Division of Tele Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.
    Topic: My Career in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the influence of the Academy.