Jerome Paulson, MD

The George Washington University
Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health

Jerome A. Paulson is a Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

As a clinician, a researcher and an advocate, Dr. Paulson works to enhance children's health, and particularly to identify and mitigate the impact of environmental hazards on pediatric populations. He is director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and Environment (MACCHE), a federally-funded environmental health specialty unit affiliated with the Department of Environment and Occupational Health that provides education and outreach to health professionals, parents and the community. Dr. Paulson is the chairperson of the executive committee of the Council on Environmental Health American Academy of Pediatrics, serves of the Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee for EPA and on the technical advisory board for the Blacksmith Institute. Dr. Paulson has served as a special assistant to the director of CDC's National Center on Environmental Health, again focusing on children, and in 2000 received a Soros Advocacy Fellowship for Physicians from the Open Society Institute working with the Children's Environmental Health Network.

At Children's National Medical Center, Dr Paulson serves as the Medical Director for National and Global Affairs of the Child Health Advocacy Institute. Prior to joining the GW faculty in 1990, Dr. Paulson was the first executive director of Research!America, which educates the public about the importance of medical research. 

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