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Dr. Michelle Cretella Pediatrician, Executive Director, and past President of the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) discusses the impact of gender identity on children. Prior to being elected President, she chaired the Adolescent Sexuality Committee, Pediatric Psychosocial Development Committee, and Scientific Policy Committee.
Dr. Cretella is additionally a peer reviewer for the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons, Issues in Law and Medicine, and the International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity. Also, she is a member of the Catholic Medical Association, and a member of the John Paul II Academy for Human Life and the Family.
She received her medical degree in 1994 from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics in 1997 at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. She completed a fellowship in College Health through the University of Virginia in 1999. Dr. Cretella practiced pediatrics with a special interest in behavioral health for 15 years. She left clinical practice to devote more time to family and the American College of Pediatricians.
Dr Michelle Cretella – Best For Children Website: https://www.acpeds.org/