Tag: American Academy of Pediatrics

Infant deaths on rise in Anne Arundel County due to unsafe sleeping

Infant deaths on rise in Anne Arundel County due to unsafe sleeping

| March 14, 2016 | 4 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health would like to alert the community about a recent increase in infant deaths due to accidental suffocation. Since January 2016, there have been four Anne Arundel County infant deaths identified as probable suffocation.  All were related to unsafe sleeping practices, including infants sharing a bed and sleeping under […]

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Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

| January 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

While Start School Later Anne Arundel County (SSLAACo) is pleased that Anne Arundel County Public School’s proposed bell schedule provides safe, healthy and academically appropriate school start times for high school students, we are concerned about significant schedule changes proposed for many elementary and middle school students and the manner in which they are being […]

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Maryland State Police win national award for traffic safety

Maryland State Police win national award for traffic safety

| November 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The International Association of Chiefs of Police, in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Sheriff’s Association, the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, and the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, recently presented the Maryland State Police with three top national awards in recognition for outstanding traffic safety efforts aimed at […]

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Non-profit challenges school officials on “Walk to School Day”

Non-profit challenges school officials on “Walk to School Day”

| October 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The national non-profit Start School Later is challenging school officials to recognize “Walk to School Day” on October 7 by walking to school or the bus stop with their earliest starting students – typically middle or high school students. Traditionally, school officials honor this international event by walking to school after daybreak with elementary children, […]

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Anne Arundel County’s largest farmer’s market to host Grand Opening April 15th

Anne Arundel County’s largest farmer’s market to host Grand Opening April 15th

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The recently-formed Crofton Farmers Market has announced that it will officially open to the public with a Grand Opening Event on Wednesday, April 15 from 4:00-7:00 pm. The group’s organizers are pleased to note that 50 vendors are already confirmed to participate at the official location, Maryland Route 3 North and Davidsonville Road (Giant parking […]

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Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MD-AAP) reports that 20 percent of low-income children in Maryland are not ready to enter kindergarten, a statistic that the Pediatric Group is helping to change in Anne Arundel County. Last year, the Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, were among the […]

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Pediatric Group welcomes Dr. Kevin Clark as new partner

Pediatric Group welcomes Dr. Kevin Clark as new partner

| June 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, Maryland, is pleased to announce that Kevin Clark, MD has joined the practice partnership. Dr. Clark is a 1988 graduate of Murray State University. He obtained his medical degree in 1992 from University of Kentucky College of Medicine as a Dean’s Scholar, and was […]

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Pediatric Group earns national recognition

Pediatric Group earns national recognition

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, Maryland, announces it has received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for achieving its Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 (PCMH 2011) program standards. The patient-centered medical home is a model of health care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to create long-term […]

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