Chief Science Officer

Lindsey C. Burghardt, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP


Lindsey Burghardt, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, is the Chief Science Officer at the Center and a practicing primary care pediatrician in the community outside of Boston. At the Center, she identifies emerging areas of scientific interest and priority within the field of early childhood and creates a roadmap for the Center’s scientific agenda.   Lindsey synthesizes and translates the science behind ECD 2.0, including the impact of the built and natural environments on health and development. She works closely with the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child as well as with faculty across Harvard to build a multidisciplinary scientific understanding of early childhood and communicate that knowledge to a variety of audiences.

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