Lucy Marcil, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine and Associate Director for Economic Mobility in the Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Marcil is the co-founder and Executive Director of Boston Medical Center’s (BMC) StreetCred program, which provides free tax and other finanical services to families who are eligible to receive the Earned Income Tax and Child Tax Credits – all completed while they are visiting the pediatrician’s office. Her work focuses on creating innovative solutions to help alleviate the adversity and stress of those living in poverty. Dr. Marcil has been recognized with the American Academy of Pediatrics Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award and a TED Fellow. Her TED talk has reached over 1.3 million viewers.
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD
- Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, MPH
- Davidson College, BA
- Published on 8/18/2020
Marcil LE, Campbell JI, Silva KE, Hughes D, Salim S, Nguyen HT, Kissler K, Hole MK, Michelson CD, Kistin CJ. Women's Experiences of the Effect of Financial Strain on Parenting and Mental Health. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2020 Aug 18. PMID: 32822649.
- Published on 4/7/2020
Ragavan MI, Marcil LE, Garg A. Climate Change as a Social Determinant of Health. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). PMID: 32265296.
- Published on 4/1/2020
Marcil LE. An Economic Relief Plan to Lessen Financial Strain–Associated Illness in Children During The COVID-19 Pandemic. American Academy of Pediatrics News & Journals. 2020.
- Published on 10/13/2019
Bell ON, Hole MK, Johnson K, Marcil LE, Solomon BS, Schickedanz A. Medical-Financial Partnerships: Cross-Sector Collaborations Between Medical and Financial Services to Improve Health. Acad Pediatr. 2020 03; 20(2):166-174. PMID: 31618676.
- Published on 8/29/2018
Marcil LE, Zuckerman BS. Child Poverty: New Opportunities for Pediatricians. J Pediatr. 2018 11; 202:10-12. PMID: 30172434.
- 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 06; 141(6). PMID: 29776980.
- Published on 5/3/2018
Marcil, LE and Hole, MK. Unhealthy Tax Changes for Families in Need. Real Clear Policy. 2018.
- Published on 3/1/2017
Hole MK, Marcil LE, Vinci RJ. Improving Access to Evidence-Based Antipoverty Government Programs in the United States: A Novel Primary Care Initiative. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 03 01; 171(3):211-212. PMID: 28114668.
- Published on 2/1/2016
Marcil L, Afsana K, Perry HB. First Steps in Initiating an Effective Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Program in Urban Slums: the BRAC Manoshi Project's Experience with Community Engagement, Social Mapping, and Census Taking in Bangladesh. J Urban Health. 2016 Feb; 93(1):6-18. PMID: 26830423.
- Published on 1/1/2016
Hole, MK. Marcil, L. The Atlantic. What’s the best way to give tax refunds to the working poor? Letter to the Editor, Notes. Emerson Collective. Washington DC. 2016.
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