Say NO Bullying program's mission is to increase awareness of bullying towards individuals with disorders of growth, provide education, resources for the community at large, and advocacy for those impacted by bullying.


This annual, national HGF Anti-Bullying program reaches inside of schools, medical facilities, and the general community nationwide. Pediatric patients, their families, endocrinologists, pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, and other healthcare providers along with the general community participate in this massive effort to eliminate bullying by encouraging compassion in action.


Pisit (Dr. Duke) Pitukcheewanont, MD., is the President of Human Growth Foundation. He is the Clinical Director of Pediatric Bone Program at Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics The Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Patricia D. Costa is the Executive Director of Human Growth Foundation.

Chad A. Rose, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Missouri. READ MORE

Daphne Plump is the Events & Program Producer of the Say NO Bullying program. She is the Founder/CEO of D. Plump Consulting. 

Dr. Patrice M. Yasuda is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. READ MORE

Dr. Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH.  READ MORE