The North Carolina Pediatric Society (NCPeds) announced last week that Elizabeth Hudgins
will become its next Executive Director beginning October 1, 2014. Hudgins brings more than 20 years of experience working on a wide range of child, family and health policy issues at the state level to NCPeds. She currently serves as Executive Director of the N.C. Child Fatality Task Force, a 35-member legislative study commission working to reduce child death and support the safe and healthy development of children
Hudgins replaces Steve Shore, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Shore will retire on Dec. 31, 2014 after serving 15 years as NCPeds Executive Director.
“We are grateful to Steve Shore who has guided NCPeds for the last 15 years, and we are excited that Elizabeth Hudgins will lead us into our next chapter as we strive for better care for all of the children of North Carolina,” said John Rusher, MD, President of NCPeds.