Kimberly A. Schwartz, MD MPH

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Kimberly Schwartz


Dr. Kimberly Schwartz is a pediatrician in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Schwartz is an academic Child Abuse Pediatrician who works to clarify and communicate information in a way that widens people’s perspective, empowering them to make decisions that will help keep children safe.

She aspires to collaborate with teams of people on projects for improving communication in medicine and child protection, and to lecture and run workshops for various disciplines to facilitate improved communication in healthcare through a culture of collaboration.

Dr. Schwartz aims to infuse the life-course perspective into pediatric training for medical school students and residents, and to bring a clinical perspective to public health students. She believes that mentoring students is a critical mechanism to promote improved communication and understanding of both clinical and public health issues.



  • Washington University School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Illinois, BS


  • Published on 12/8/2015

    Heather C. Forkey, Wynne Morgan, Kimberly Schwartz, Linda Sagor. 1573-2843. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 2015.

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  • Published on 6/1/2014

    Schwartz KA, Preer G, McKeag H, Newton AW. Child maltreatment: a review of key literature in 2013. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 26(3):396-404. PMID: 24786369.

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  • Published on 4/19/2014

    Metz JB, Schwartz KA, Feldman KW, Lindberg DM. Non-cutaneous conditions clinicians might mistake for abuse. Arch Dis Child. 2014 Sep; 99(9):817-23. PMID: 24748639.

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  • Published on 2/26/2014

    Schwartz KA, Metz J, Feldman K, Sidbury R, Lindberg DM. Cutaneous Findings Mistaken for Physical Abuse: Present but Not Pervasive. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Feb 26. PMID: 24612322.

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  • Published on 9/7/2012

    Flaherty EG, Schwartz K, Jones RD, Sege RD. Child abuse physicians: coping with challenges. Eval Health Prof. 2013 Jun; 36(2):163-73. PMID: 22960291.

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  • Published on 1/11/2010

    Schwartz KA, Pyle SA, Dowd MD, Sheehan K. Attitudes and beliefs of adolescents and parents regarding adolescent suicide. Pediatrics. 2010 Feb; 125(2):221-7. PMID: 20064861.

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