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Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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VOMA - Virginia
Sofia Abraham-Hardee, DO, PhD, FAAP FACOP
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Learning Objectives

  • To distinguish the stages of Hypertension on the Pediatric population
  • To derive an appropriate treatment plan for pediatric patients with hypertension
  • To recognize racial and ethnic biases in pediatric medical care
  • To identify implicit biases when taking care of pediatric illnesses despite their underlying medical diagnosis
  • To compare the varying tobacco products on the market available to adolescents
  • To identify the risks of e-cigarettes and vaping in the pediatric population



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Sofia Abraham-Hardee D.O/ PhD received her B.S in Biology with a minor in Biochemistry from Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. She completed a post baccalaureate program from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She received her osteopathic medical degree from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007. She also completed her PhD in International Health Education from Virginia Tech in 2008. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania in June 2011. Dr. Abraham-Hardee is a board certified pediatrician and Medical Director at New Beginning Pediatrics in Blacksburg, VA and is Department Chair of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Virginia campus.

She was awarded the Golden Apple award 2014-2015 and 2018-2019. She was also awarded 2013, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Best Bedside Manner in Our Health Magazine. Dr. Hardee currently practices at New Beginning Pediatrics and serves as the Chair of Pediatrics at the VCOM-VA campus. 

Dr. Abraham-Hardee has no disclosures.

Accreditation Information

The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.


​Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis Initially, all grievances should be directed to VOMA Executive Director. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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