Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP, has worked as a practicing pediatrician for more than 30 years and currently serves as the director of pediatric clinical quality for the Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers in Nassau County. Dr. Kowal-Connelly sits on several American Academy of Pediatrics councils and sections, is an avid triathlete, and is the mother of 3 adult sons. She lives in Baldwin Harbor, NY.
"This book is extremely well written and informative.I recommend
this book to all parents and health care providers looking to equip
themselves with the most up-to-date information about puberty."
Robert C. Lee, DO, MS, FAAP; associate pediatric program director,
member of Bright Futures Expert Panel on Middle Childhood, NYU
"Get a refreshing and valuable perspective along with hands-on advice about puberty, emotional changes, and all those unavoidable pitfalls of raising an adolescent." Jack Levine, MD, FAAP; clinical assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
"This is a must read for all parents prior to or at any time during their child's adolescence. Turn to this book again and again as every child, at different stages of development, will present his or her own unique needs." Sarah Collins-Molese, BSN, MA, SNT; lead nurse, Freeport Public Schools
" Parenting Through Puberty is a must-read for all parents of adolescents! ...Learn the nuts and bolts of what children go through, both physically and socially, as you raise healthy teens." Michelle Gallo, EdD; assistant superintendent, Baldwin School District
"Dr Kowal-Connelly provides parents with a resource that is easy to read, has accessible references for more information, and above all a positive approach to what can often seem a daunting period of child development." Joy Connolly; director of education program services, Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc.
" Parenting Through Puberty offers parents information to successfully transition their child from childhood to young adulthood." Eduardo Ramirez; director for physical education, health education, health services, and athletics, Baldwin Union Free School District
"Dr Kowal-Connelly is a dedicated advocate for families. Her expert advice is conveyed through a lens of compassion and empathy." Elizabeth Isakson, MD, FAAP; executive director, Docs for Tots