Dr. Zuckerman has long focused on how the social environment affects the health of low-income children. He launched Reach Out and Read, an early literacy program that calls for primary care providers to write “prescriptions” for parents to read to their children. He also founded the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, a national model that brings lawyers into hospitals to help doctors and patients navigate the legal system to secure services.
- Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
- Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center
- Georgetown University, MD
- Rutgers University–Camden, BA
- Published on 11/29/2018
Olapeju B, Saifuddin A, Wang G, Ji Y, Hong X, Raghavan R, Summers A, Keiser A, Ji H, Zuckerman B, Yarrington C, Hao L, Surkan PJ, Cheng TL, Wang X. Maternal postpartum plasma folate status and preterm birth in a high-risk US population. Public Health Nutr. 2018 Nov 29; 1-11. PMID: 30486913.
- Published on 9/24/2018
Raghavan R, Zuckerman B, Hong X, Wang G, Ji Y, Paige D, DiBari J, Zhang C, Fallin MD, Wang X. Fetal and Infancy Growth Pattern, Cord and Early Childhood Plasma Leptin, and Development of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Boston Birth Cohort. Autism Res. 2018 Oct; 11(10):1416-1431. PMID: 30248249.
- Published on 9/1/2018
Trope LA, Congdon JL, Brown L, Zuckerman B. Family Planning in Pediatrics: An Appeal for Enhanced Training. J Pediatr. 2018 Sep; 200:4-5. PMID: 30144929.
- Published on 8/29/2018
Marcil LE, Zuckerman BS. Child Poverty: New Opportunities for Pediatricians. J Pediatr. 2018 Nov; 202:10-12. PMID: 30172434.
- Published on 7/30/2018
Zhang B, Hong X, Ji H, Tang WY, Kimmel M, Ji Y, Pearson C, Zuckerman B, Surkan PJ, Wang X. Maternal smoking during pregnancy and cord blood DNA methylation: new insight on sex differences and effect modification by maternal folate levels. Epigenetics. 2018; 13(5):505-518. PMID: 29945474.
- Published on 6/4/2018
Cohen E, Wang CJ, Zuckerman B. Specialized Care without the Subspecialist: A Value Opportunity for Secondary Care. Children (Basel). 2018 Jun 04; 5(6). PMID: 29866987.
- Published on 5/18/2018
Marcil LE, Hole MK, Wenren LM, Schuler MS, Zuckerman BS, Vinci RJ. Free Tax Services in Pediatric Clinics. Pediatrics. 2018 Jun; 141(6). PMID: 29776980.
- Published on 5/8/2018
Ji Y, Hong X, Wang G, Chatterjee N, Riley AW, Lee LC, Surkan PJ, Bartell TR, Zuckerman B, Wang X. A Prospective Birth Cohort Study on Early Childhood Lead Levels and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: New Insight on Sex Differences. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 199:124-131.e8. PMID: 29752174.
- Published on 4/19/2018
Cheng TL, Mistry KB, Wang G, Zuckerman B, Wang X. Folate Nutrition Status in Mothers of the Boston Birth Cohort, Sample of a US Urban Low-Income Population. Am J Public Health. 2018 Jun; 108(6):799-807. PMID: 29672150.
- Published on 3/6/2018
Hong X, Sherwood B, Ladd-Acosta C, Peng S, Ji H, Hao K, Burd I, Bartell TR, Wang G, Tsai HJ, Liu X, Ji Y, Wahl A, Caruso D, Lee-Parritz A, Zuckerman B, Wang X. Genome-wide DNA methylation associations with spontaneous preterm birth in US blacks: findings in maternal and cord blood samples. Epigenetics. 2018; 13(2):163-172. PMID: 28165855.
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