Public Health Matters - Episode 18

Public Health Matters - Working Together With Pediatricians

Katrina Skinner is the president of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

This week's episode features Dr. Katrina Skinner, president of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, who discusses how pharmacists and pediatricians can support patients.

Six weeks after residency graduation, Dr. Katrina Skinner opened the doors to her pediatric practice in her rural Alabama hometown. Twelve years later, she and her team serve thousands of their community’s children as a Patient Centered Medical Home. Dr. Skinner serves as the president of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she advocates for children and pediatricians across the state, from working with legislators to negotiating with payers to make sure Alabama’s children and the physicians who serve them are fairly represented. Dr. Skinner is also the founder of Women in Pediatrics, an organization that provides unique, practical educational content and opportunities for female pediatricians.