Sara N Stulac, MD MPH

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Sara Stulac
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Sara Stulac, MD, MPH, is a pediatrician and the Medical Director of the Primary Care Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center. She leads the Supporting Our Families through Addiction and Recovery (SOFAR) clinic for families impacted by opioid use disorder. Until 2017, Dr. Stulac was the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Partners In Health. She worked in Rwanda from 2005 to 2011, collaborating with Rwanda’s Ministry of Health to develop primary health care infrastructure and community-based HIV care. Dr. Stulac holds faculty positions at Boston Medical Center and at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She received her MD and MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine, and completed her residency in pediatrics at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.


  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD


  • Published on 7/29/2023

    Stulac SN, Costello E, Baker J, Elansary M, Reed K, Lasser KE. High Engagement in Care in a Pediatric Medical Home for Children Impacted By Parental Substance Use. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2023 Jul 29; 99228231189140. PMID: 37515533.

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  • Published on 4/28/2023

    Standish KR, Morrison TM, Wanar A, Crowell L, Safon CB, Colson E, Drainoni ML, Colvin BN, Friedman H, Schiff DM, Stulac S, Costello E, Parker M. Breastfeeding Decision-Making Among Mothers with Opioid Use Disorder: A Qualitative Study. Breastfeed Med. 2023 May; 18(5):347-355. PMID: 37115582.

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  • Published on 5/12/2022

    She X, Perera S, Andre M, St Fleur J, Hilaire J, Evans A, Long J, Wing D, Carpenter C, Wilson K, Palfrey J, Stulac S. Associations Between Parental Depression, Self-efficacy, and Early Childhood Development in Malnourished Haitian Children. Glob Pediatr Health. 2022; 9:2333794X221098311. PMID: 35592789.

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  • Published on 2/4/2022

    Ndayizigiye M, McBain R, Whelley C, Lerotholi R, Mabathoana J, Carmona M, Curtain J, Birru E, Stulac S, Miller AC, Shin S, Rumaldo N, Mukherjee J, Nelson AK. Integrating an early child development intervention into an existing primary healthcare platform in rural Lesotho: a prospective case-control study. BMJ Open. 2022 02 04; 12(2):e051781. PMID: 35121599.

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  • Published on 4/24/2021

    Schiff DM, Partridge S, Gummadi NH, Gray JR, Stulac S, Costello E, Wachman EM, Jones HE, Greenfield SF, Taveras EM, Bernstein JA. Caring for Families Impacted by Opioid Use: A Qualitative Analysis of Integrated Program Designs. Acad Pediatr. 2022 Jan-Feb; 22(1):125-136. PMID: 33901729.

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  • Published on 9/5/2019

    Stulac S, Bair-Merritt M, Wachman EM, Augustyn M, Howard C, Madoor N, Costello E. Children and families of the opioid epidemic: Under the radar. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 2019 08; 49(8):100637. PMID: 31494050.

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  • Published on 6/11/2019

    Stulac SN. Health Equity in Rwanda and Boston and Back Again. Pediatrics. 2019 07; 144(1). PMID: 31186367.

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  • Published on 4/9/2018

    Thomson DR, Amoroso C, Atwood S, Bonds MH, Rwabukwisi FC, Drobac P, Finnegan KE, Farmer DB, Farmer PE, Habinshuti A, Hirschhorn LR, Manzi A, Niyigena P, Rich ML, Stulac S, Murray MB, Binagwaho A. Impact of a health system strengthening intervention on maternal and child health outputs and outcomes in rural Rwanda 2005-2010. BMJ Glob Health. 2018; 3(2):e000674. PMID: 29662695.

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  • Published on 5/15/2017

    Betancourt TS, Ng LC, Kirk CM, Brennan RT, Beardslee WR, Stulac S, Mushashi C, Nduwimana E, Mukunzi S, Nyirandagijimana B, Kalisa G, Rwabukwisi CF, Sezibera V. Family-based promotion of mental health in children affected by HIV: a pilot randomized controlled trial. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2017 Aug; 58(8):922-930. PMID: 28504307.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Cyamatare Rwabukwisi F, Hedt-Gauthier BL, Ribakare M, Mukamana J, Gatesi Y, Stulac S, Drobac P, Amoroso CL, Gupta N. Five-year Outcomes Among Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in a Community-based Accompaniment Program in Rural Rwanda. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Nov; 35(11):1222-1224. PMID: 27753767.

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