Daniel J. Dire, M.D., FAAP, of San Antonio, Texas, was promoted to Brigadier General in the U.S. Army Reserve and assigned as Deputy Commanding General, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), Fort Douglas, Utah.

He is clinical professor and chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the University of Texas Health Sciences Center’s Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Dire is a member of the AAP Section on Emergency Medicine.

Sherin U. Devaskar, M.D., FAAP, of Los Angeles, was appointed physician in chief of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, where she also will serve as executive chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and assistant vice chancellor for children’s services for the UCLA Health System.

She is immediate past president of the American Pediatric Society and has served as a member of the National Advisory Council on the National Institutes of Child...

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