Alan F. Meyers, MD

Emeritus Professor, Pediatrics

(617) 414-4719
850 Harrison Ave

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center



  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH


  • Published on 12/4/2015

    Bottino CJ, de Ferranti SD, Meyers AF, Rhodes ET. Massachusetts Pediatricians' Views Toward Body Mass Index Screening in Schools: Continued Controversy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Aug; 55(9):844-50. PMID: 26637404.

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  • Published on 6/1/2015

    Cutts DB, Coleman S, Black MM, Chilton MM, Cook JT, de Cuba SE, Heeren TC, Meyers A, Sandel M, Casey PH, Frank DA. Homelessness during pregnancy: a unique, time-dependent risk factor of birth outcomes. Matern Child Health J. 2015 Jun; 19(6):1276-83. PMID: 25404405.

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  • Published on 5/20/2013

    Meyers A, Joyce K, Coleman SM, Cook JT, Cutts D, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren TC, Rose-Jacobs R, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Sandel M, Frank DA. Health of children classified as underweight by CDC reference but normal by WHO standard. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e1780-7. PMID: 23690515.

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  • Published on 4/1/2013

    Magge H, Sprinz P, Adams WG, Drainoni ML, Meyers A. Zinc protoporphyrin and iron deficiency screening: trends and therapeutic response in an urban pediatric center. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 167(4):361-7. PMID: 23420187.

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  • Published on 5/1/2012

    Black MM, Quigg AM, Cook J, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Chilton M, Meyers A, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren T, Coleman S, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. WIC participation and attenuation of stress-related child health risks of household food insecurity and caregiver depressive symptoms. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 May; 166(5):444-51. PMID: 22566545.

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  • Published on 3/1/2012

    Pietras SA, Rhodes ET, Meyers A, Goodman E. Understanding pediatricians' views toward school-based BMI screening in Massachusetts: a pilot study. J Sch Health. 2012 Mar; 82(3):107-14. PMID: 22320334.

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  • Published on 6/16/2011

    Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Black MM, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cook JT, Geppert J, Ettinger de Cuba S, Heeren T, Coleman S, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA. US Housing insecurity and the health of very young children. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):1508-14. PMID: 21680929.

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  • Published on 7/1/2010

    Hager ER, Quigg AM, Black MM, Coleman SM, Heeren T, Rose-Jacobs R, Cook JT, de Cuba SA, Casey PH, Chilton M, Cutts DB, Meyers AF, Frank DA. Development and validity of a 2-item screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity. Pediatrics. 2010 Jul; 126(1):e26-32. PMID: 20595453.

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  • Published on 5/1/2010

    Frank DA, Chilton M, Casey PH, Black MM, Cook JT, Cutts DB, Meyers AF. Nutritional-assistance programs play a critical role in reducing food insecurity. Pediatrics. 2010 May; 125(5):e1267; author reply e1267-8. PMID: 20435705.

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  • Published on 2/19/2009

    Pratt JS, Lenders CM, Dionne EA, Hoppin AG, Hsu GL, Inge TH, Lawlor DF, Marino MF, Meyers AF, Rosenblum JL, Sanchez VM. Best practice updates for pediatric/adolescent weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):901-10. PMID: 19396070.

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