Dr. Pippa Abston is a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine at the Huntsville Campus. She is involved in a variety of community activities, including work with Partnership for a Drug Free Community, health ministries at United Church of Huntsville, and the local chapter of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). She is on the board of the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics).
Dr. Abston is a member of the board of directors of Physicians for a National Health Program and she currently serves as physician coordinator for North Alabama Healthcare for All, a chapter of PNHP. She has been a speaker and panelist on healthcare reform locally and has assisted with training new members. In 2010, she received the Dr. Quentin Young Health Activist Award. Her healthcare reform blog is carried by Left in Alabama and Medpedia, and she has recently published a book, “Who is My Neighbor? A Christian Response to Healthcare Reform.”