Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH

Board Member

Pediatrician and Community Health Leader

Pradeep Gidwani, MD, MPH, FAAP is pediatrician who works at American Academy of Pediatrics, California Chapter 3, San Diego and Imperial Counties (AAP-CA3) on a team that provides Countywide Coordination and Support for two large scale community initiatives - Healthy Development Services and First Step Home Visiting funded by First 5 San Diego. Over the last 15 years, these communitywide programs reach over 360,000 children and their families. Additionally, he serves as the Medical Director for AAP-CA3’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware work and consults on a project with UCSD Precision Medicine. He is a Past President of AAP-CA3 and is a leader in San Diego’s Early Childhood Mental Health (ECMH) community. His expertise includes child development, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, childhood trauma, parents’ perception of childhood behaviors, and cultural issues in health care.