Barry Zuckerman

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Barry S. Zuckerman is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center and co-founder of Reach Out and Read, a national childhood literacy program in the United States, founder of Medical-Legal partnership, co founder of Health Leads and Healthy Steps which has transformed pediatric care. He is the author of over 250 scientific publications addressing the importance of mothers health and well-being on children health starting during pregnancy. He served on the National Commission on Children and Carnegie Commission on young children. He has consulted for UNICEF in Turkey, Bangladesh and Serbia.


Awards and honors[edit]

  • Voted Best Doctor by Best Doctors, Inc. (2007)[2]


  1. ^ "BUSM Profile". Boston University School of Medicine. Boston University. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ Best Doctors - Home Archived 2006-12-16 at the Wayback Machine