The PPC works with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) to implement an annual broadcast on a topic related to pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine. The broadcasts are archived indefinitely on the ADPH web site. Continuing Education (CE) for nurses and social workers is generally available for 2 years.

November 12, 2020 | Children Breathing Easier: The Expanded Use of Asthma Biologics to Treat Pediatric Asthma

Terri Magruder, M.D., MPH
Suzanna Burtram, Parent of a Child with Severe Asthma


June 13, 2019 | Children’s Environmental Health: More Than Smoke and Mold

Anne Turner Henson, Ph.D., RN, FAAN


April 25, 2018 | When Dreams Become Nightmares: Pediatric Narcolepsy

Brad Troxler, M.D.
Heather Thompson, Young Adult affected by Narcolepsy
Lori Thompson, R.Ph., PharmD
Parent of Young Adult affected by Narcolepsy


May 11, 2017 | A Personalized Approach to Pediatric Asthma Management

Isabel Virella-Lowell, M.D.


April 28, 2016 | Smoke and Mirrors: Electronic Cigarettes and Child Health

Susan Walley, M.D., CTTS, FAAP
Ann P. Slattery, DrPH, RN, Rph, CSPI, DABAT


May 5, 2015 | Burning More Than the Midnight Oil: Sleep Deprivation and Teens

Mary Halsey Maddox, M.D.


April 30, 2014 | Safe Sleep – You Can Do It, We Can Help!

Mary H. Wagner, M.D.
Catherine L. Wood, M.D., FAAP


May 16, 2013 | Coughing and Kids: When It’s Not Just Asthma

Wynton C. Hoover, M.D., FAAP
Kristin Bradford
Parent of a Child with chronic respiratory symptoms


May 24, 2012 | Why Won’t You Go To Sleep? Pediatric Insomnia and Its Impact on Families

Bradley Troxler, MD
Ellie Frederick, Parent of a Child with Insomnia


April 27, 2011 | Children with Chronic Respiratory Complaints: When Does Normal Become Abnormal?

J.P. Clancy, M.D.
Angela Happney
Parent of a daughter diagnosed with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia


Collaborative PPC Continuing Education

Pediatric Sleep Education Modules

Intended for primary care and allied health providers, this site contains six modules covering multiple aspects of pediatric sleep disorders. Each module contains an introduction and background information, interactive scenarios with evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment information, interdisciplinary roles, expert insights, and tools for families and providers.