Deborah A. Frank, MD

Professor in Child Health and Well-Being, Pediatrics

(617) 414-5251
35 Northampton St

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Radcliffe College, BA


  • Published on 9/14/2017

    Sun J, Patel F, Rose-Jacobs R, Frank DA, Black MM, Chilton M. Mothers' Adverse Childhood Experiences and Their Young Children's Development. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec; 53(6):882-891. PMID: 28919342.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Shankar P, Chung R, Frank DA. Association of Food Insecurity with Children's Behavioral, Emotional, and Academic Outcomes: A Systematic Review. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Feb/Mar; 38(2):135-150. PMID: 28134627.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Hernandez W, Frank DA, Morton S, Palacios C, Augustyn M. Growth-and Documentation-Deficits: Where To Start in Helping Families. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Feb/Mar; 38 Suppl 1:S82-S83. PMID: 28141731.

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  • Published on 6/23/2016

    Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Cabral HJ, Frank DA. Prenatal, perinatal, and adolescent exposure to marijuana: Relationships with aggressive behavior. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2016 Nov - Dec; 58:60-77. PMID: 27345271.

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  • Published on 4/1/2016

    Richardson MA, Grant-Knight W, Beeghly M, Rose-Jacobs R, Chen CA, Appugliese DP, Cabral HJ, Liebschutz JM, Frank DA. Psychological Distress Among School-Aged Children with and Without Intrauterine Cocaine Exposure: Perinatal Versus Contextual Effects. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Apr; 44(3):547-60. PMID: 26194603.

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  • Published on 2/1/2016

    Rose-Jacobs R, Fiore JG, de Cuba SE, Black M, Cutts DB, Coleman SM, Heeren T, Chilton M, Casey P, Cook J, Frank DA. Children with Special Health Care Needs, Supplemental Security Income, and Food Insecurity. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2016 Feb-Mar; 37(2):140-7. PMID: 26836641.

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  • Published on 12/10/2015

    Barthelemy OJ, Richardson MA, Rose-Jacobs R, Forman LS, Cabral HJ, Frank DA. Effects of intrauterine substance and postnatal violence exposure on aggression in children. Aggress Behav. 2016 May-Jun; 42(3):209-21. PMID: 26660077.

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  • Published on 11/16/2015

    Sun J, Knowles M, Patel F, Frank DA, Heeren TC, Chilton M. Childhood Adversity and Adult Reports of Food Insecurity Among Households With Children. Am J Prev Med. 2016 May; 50(5):561-72. PMID: 26596189.

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  • Published on 9/23/2015

    Bona K, London WB, Guo D, Frank DA, Wolfe J. Trajectory of Material Hardship and Income Poverty in Families of Children Undergoing Chemotherapy: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jan; 63(1):105-11. PMID: 26398865.

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  • Published on 6/1/2015

    Liebschutz JM, Crooks D, Rose-Jacobs R, Cabral HJ, Heeren TC, Gerteis J, Appugliese DP, Heymann OD, Lange AV, Frank DA. Prenatal substance exposure: What predicts behavioral resilience by early adolescence? Psychol Addict Behav. 2015 Jun; 29(2):329-37. PMID: 26076097.

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