Marsha D. Raulerson MEd. MD FAAP

2016 Woman of Vision
Dr. Marsha D. Raulerson

Marsha D. Raulerson MEd. MD FAAP, pediatrician, has lived and worked in Brewton Alabama since 1980. She has served as President of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, The Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, VOICES for Alabama’s Children, the University of Florida Medical Alumni Association, and The Escambia County Medical Society.  She served on the State Committee of Public Health and the Board of Medical Examiners for 11 years. Presently, she is Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Federal Governmental Affairs and Board member of the Children’s First Foundation in Alabama.  She has been an advisor to Alabama Medicaid in several leadership positions for over 20 years and served on the original CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) Commission for Alabama.

Her many awards include:  AOA Honor Medical Society, Master Pediatrician, Alabama,  Ray  Helfer, MD National Award for Child Abuse Prevention, Calvin C.J. Sia Community Pediatrics Medical Home Leadership and Advocacy Award for the AAP, The Ira L. Myers Service Award for distinguished service to medicine and humanity MASA, Child Advocate of the Year by Contemporary Pediatrics, Elizabeth Jenice Riley Memorial Award for Service to Alabama’s Children, Hettie Butler Terry Community Service Award University of Alabama Alumni Association,  Embrace Family Award(Children’s Mental Health) for Alabama and the first recipient of the AAP Rushton Award for Community Access to Child Health.

Dr. Raulerson has worked with Dr. Tommy Vaughan, psychiatrist, Southwest Alabama Mental Health, and Alabama Children’s Hospital to bring psychiatric services to rural children using telemedicine for 11 years.

Dr. Raulerson is married to Dr. J. Daniel Raulerson, internist, nephrologist, and medical inventor. They have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren.