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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. She completed medical school at Yale University School of Medicine before completing a residency in pediatrics at the University of Colorado and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Her passion for public health, especially systems-level factors that affect health, led her to pursue a Masters of Public Health degree in health policy and management at the Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health. Her work with the Center involves translating the science of early childhood for the health sector, especially the field of pediatrics.  She also works to help develop and translate the science behind ECD 2.0, including working with faculty across Harvard to build both a scientific understanding and communication of the science. Lindsey is involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics as a member of the Executive Board of the MA Chapter and as a member of the Council on Early Childhood.  She holds appointments in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Mass General Hospital for Children and is a Lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.