Barry Zuckerman

Barry S. Zuckerman is Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center. He started the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston City Hospital and was one of 12 founders of the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He was appointed chair of Pediatrics in 1993 and was asked to be First Medical Director of Boston Medical Center when Boston City Hospital merged with University Hospital. He is a co-founder of Reach Out and Read, a national childhood literacy program in the United States, founder of Medical-Legal Partnership, and co-founder of Health Leads, Healthy Steps, and the Nutrition & Fitness for Life pediatric obesity program, all of which have transformed pediatric care for low-income families. Most recently, along with colleagues, he developed a free app for pediatric primary care called "[ Small Moments, Big Impact]" to promote the mother-infant relationship and emotional well-being for low-income mothers from birth through the first six months of their baby's life.

He is the author of over 250 scientific publications addressing the importance of mothers' health and well-being on child health and development, starting with pregnancy. He is the co-editor of numerous books including 4 editions of “The Zuckerman Parker Handbook of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care." He was appointed by Senator Ted Kennedy to serve on the National Commission on Children (1989-1992) and later the Carnegie Commission on Young Children. He served on the advisory board of Massachusetts Department of Public Health. He has consulted globally for UNICEF in Turkey and Bangladesh as well as universities in Serbia, Poland, Singapore, Norway and Taiwan. Provided by Wikipedia
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