Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee

The Guideline Committee is responsible for all aspects of ASPHO guideline development, including defining methodologies, recommending topics, recruiting authors, reviewing disclosures, reviewing draft guidelines, evaluation of guideline program and process, and coordination with Pediatric Blood & Cancer.


Scott Howard, MD, Chair
St Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN 

Rajni Agarwal-Hashmi
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

Robert Arceci, MD PhD
Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baltimore, MD

Marla Hawkins Daves, MD MSHI
Liaison to Practice Committee
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Jeffrey Hord, MD
Akron Children's Hospital
Akron, OH 

Ionela Iacobas, MD
Saint Peter's College of Medicine
New Brunswick, NJ 

Jennifer Kesselheim, MD MEd
Liaison to CCEC Committee
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Catherine Lam, MD MPH
St. Judes Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Brian Weiss, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Med Ctr
Cincinnati, OH

Paula Robinson, MD, MSc (ex-officio)
Guideline Methodologist
Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario & the C17 Council
Toronto, ON

Carol Portwine MD, FRCPC, PhD (ex-officio)
McMaster University,
Hamilton, Canada

Lee Dupuis RPh, ACPR, MScPhm, FCSHP (ex-officio)
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

Guy Young, MD
Board Liaison
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Uma Athale, MD MSc FAAP FRCP(C)
McMaster University
Hamilton, Canada