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Cynthia Schaffer Minkovitz, MD

Director, Women's and Children's Health Policy Center

Professor

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E4636
Baltimore , Maryland   21205
US        

410-614-5106
410/502-5831

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Education

MD , Harvard University , 1991
MPP , Harvard University , 1991

Overview

My research focuses on enhancing the quality of preventive services for children and understanding how policies and programs impact child and family well-being.

Honors and Awards

Nemours Child Health Services Research Award (2005); Society for Pediatric Research (2005); Delta Omega Honor Society (2002); Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Award (2001, 2003, 2010); Ambulatory Pediatric Association Special Projects Grant (2001); Harvey Colten Achievement Award, Washington University (2001); Rochester Child Health Congress, AAP Center for Child Health Research (2001)

Population, Family, and Reproductive Health; child development, policies, and programs; community pediatrics; maternal depression; children's health care utilization; preventive services; women's multiple roles; provider behavior; health systems reform

    My research focuses on enhancing the quality of preventive services for children and understanding how policies and programs impact child and family well-being.

  • Riis J, Grason H, Strobino D, Ahmed S,  Minkovitz C. State School Policies and Youth Obesity.  Matern Child Health J. 2012:16:1:111-118.

  • Minkovitz CS, Grason, H, Solomon B, Kuo A, O’Connor K.  Pediatricians’ Involvement in Community Child Health from 2004 to 2010. Pediatrics.2013 Dec;132(6):997-1005. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1917. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

  • Duggan A, Minkovitz CS, Chaffin M, Korfmacher J, Brooks-Gunn J, Crowne S, Filene J, Gonsalves K, Landsverk J, Harwood R.  Creating a National Home Visiting Research Network.  Pediatrics. 2013; 132: S82-S89.

  • Minkovitz CS, Strobino D, Mistry KB, Scharfstein DO, Grason H, Hou W, Ialongo N, Guyer G. Healthy Steps for Young Children: Sustained Results at 5 ½ Years. Pediatrics. 2007; 120: e658-e668.

  • Mandal M, Edelstein, B, Minkovitz CS.  Changes in Children's Oral Health Status and Preventive Dental Care in the United States, 2003-2011/12.  Preventing Chronic Disease .  2013. http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2013/13_0187.htm  Epub 2013. Dec5.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd10.130187