American Academy of Pediatrics

Nevada Chapter
Chapter Officers 
Executive Board 

President: Betsy Huang, MD, FAAP 
Vice President: Pam Greenspon, MD, FAAP 
Secretary/Treasurer: Rebecca Ching, MD, FAAP 
Immediate Past President: Kami Larsen, MD, FAAP 
Executive Director: Roberta Again 

Bios: 

Betsy Huang:
Dr. Huang grew up in Southern Nevada. She received her BA in Communication from University of Southern California. She then went to medical school at University of Nevada School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Huang currently works for Nevada Health Centers in the Henderson office. 

Pam Greenspon: 
Dr. Greenspon is a native of Chicago and its suburbs. She studied at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and then returned to Chicago to study medicine at Northwestern University. After completing residency at Emory University, she practiced general pediatrics in Manchester, Connecticut. In 2004 she settled in Las Vegas and practices at Desert Valley Pediatrics. She has been the Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinator for the Nevada chapter of the AAP.   

Rebecca Ching: 
Dr. Ching grew up in Laguna, Philippines. She received her BS in Zoology from University of the East in Manila Philippines. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Far Eastern University in Manila, Philippines. Dr. Ching completed her residency in 1997 and served as the Chief Resident at Metropolitan Hospital Center, NY during 1998. Before relocating to Las Vegas, Dr. Ching began her practice in Evanston in 2005 and served in Rawlins and Evanston, Wyoming for 18 years. She just opened her new solo practice in November, 2016 here in Las Vegas. 
 




Kami Larsen:
Dr. Larsen is a native of Southern Nevada and has been caring for the children of her home state for the last 17 years.  After graduating from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and completing her general pediatrics training she has worked in private practice as well as academic medicine.  Currently she is caring for children at Nevada Health Centers, the state’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center.   Her passions include caring for underserved populations, resident and medical student education and pediatric advocacy.  She also enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with her family.  

Roberta Again: 
Roberta is a second generation native of Nevada.  She received an Associates degree in Coding/Administrative Medical & Credentialing from Heritage College in Southern Nevada. In addition to Executive Director for AAP Nevada Chapter, Roberta also works at University Medical Center Southern Nevada as a CME Specialist.  In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading and collecting antiques. 
Committees 
Advocacy 
  • Kami Larsen, 
  • Dodds Simangan 

Practice Management 
  • Jinsy Jacobs 

Government Affairs 
  • Andrew Eisen 
  • Susan Pintar 

Obesity/Nutrition
  • Nicolas Stettler 
  • Teresita Melacotton 

Disaster Preparedness
  • Kami Larsen  

Early Career Physcians 
  • Jinsy Jacobs 

Physician Wellness 
  • Kami Larsen 

Infectious Disease 
  • James Wilson 

Residents/Medical Students 
  • Chief residents 

Member Benefits 
With AAP Membership, you can:
  • Engage in scholarly pursuits through faculty appointments, research and opportunities to lead policy development and review guidelines as they are developed
  • Distinguish yourself as a pediatric expert with the FAAP designation and Specialty Fellow Certificate
  • Hold leadership positions and serve on national committees that advise on initiatives relevant to your area of expertise
  • Stay connected to the broader world of pediatrics through Red Book® Online, Pediatrics (print and online), AAP News (print and online), eBreaking News and AAP News OnCall
  • Advocate for children and your specialty as a Key Contact in the Federal Advocacy Action Network (FAAN)

Specialty Fellow Membership also allows you to:
  • Close practice gaps through EQIPP quality improvement courses
  • Participate in improving the quality and value of care and outcomes for children through the Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QUIIN)
  • Collaborate with others who share similar interests and specialties through membership opportunities in the other Sections and Councils
  • Save money through Member discount programs in insurance, credit cards, car rentals, office supplies, website development, pediatric purchasing programs and more
  • Save money with member discounts on AAP products, services, and meetings
  • Access members-only content throughout aap.org
  • Improve practice efficiency and patient care through valuable Practice Support resources online
  • Promote your practice through a listing in Find a Pediatrician on healthychildren.org
  • Access more than 66,000 pediatric colleagues through the Membership Directory
  • Conveniently book travel through AAP Travel Services or online through Concur