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In 2014, the Secretariat for NCD Child was transitioned from CLAN to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  As the Secretariat, the AAP provides administrative support and coordination for the Governing Council and NCD Child activities.  To contact the Secretariat, please e-mail


Terrell Carter, MHS

Terrell has 12 years of experience in international health and program management.  Her professional interests include immunization access, early child survival interventions, and monitoring and evaluation of existing programs.

Kiran Patel, MPH

Kiran manages NCD Child’s social media and communication efforts and oversees its youth engagement outreach.  Her primary focus is the intersection between health and communications as a medium to improve health outcomes.