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Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D., Ph.D.

General Information

Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D., Ph.D.

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Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Languages

English, Spanish

Clinical Areas

ADHD, learning disabilities, autism, mental retardation, other developmental and behavioral disorders

Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Developmental-Behavioral Peds

Roles

  • Associate Director, Clinical Services, Mailman Center for Child Development
  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Research Interests

1. History and health policy, particularly regarding child health and developmental disabilities

2. Role of health and health care providers in improving child development and family functioning

3. Screening for school academic problems and for behavioral problems

4. Medical student and resident education, particularly regarding ethics and behavioral sciences

Awards

Best Doctors
Super Doctors
Top Pediatrician

Education

1997 Fellowship
Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami
1995 Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital
1994 Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
1992 M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
1985 Undergraduate
University of Pennsylvania

Biography

Dr. Brosco completed an M.D. and a Ph.D. in the history of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  He served as chief resident after training in pediatrics at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and he is board-certified in Pediatrics and in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.  He completed his tenure as a Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Faculty Scholar in 2003, and he continues to teach and practice both general pediatrics and developmental pediatrics.  Dr. Brosco’s previous research includes an analysis of the history of health care for children, and his current project focuses on social history and public policy trends in health care for persons with developmental disabilities.  Dr. Brosco has a leadership role in a variety of local, state, and national health policy groups, including the Act Early State Workgroup (Florida/CDC, co-chair), Newborn Screening Translational Research Network (ACMG/NIH, co-chair of Ethics Legal Workgroup), and PKU Scientific Review Conference (NIH, co-chair of Long-term Outcomes and Management Across the Lifespan workgroup).

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