Nationwide Childrens Hospital Physician Appointed As AAP Committee Chair

July 7, 2010

Michael T. Brady, MD, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University, as well as Physician-in-Chief of Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a member of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, has been appointed to the Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases. Brady assumed the AAP position effective July 1, 2010. The AAP Committee on Infectious Disease monitors current developments in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases and reports these to the membership with pertinent recommendations. The Committee also prepares updated editions of the “Red Book: Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases” and develops and reviews policy recommendations on the use of vaccines.

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at