Helen Binns, MD, MPH

Director, Lead Evaluation Clinic and the Nutrition Evaluation Clinic; Director, Wellness & Weight Management Program; Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Director, Center on Obesity Management and Prevention (COMP); Associate Director, Pediatric Practice Research Group (PPRG), Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute


  • Academic general pediatrics and primary care

Special Interests

Infant growth, lead poisoning, nutrition, obesity, practice-based research​

Research Interests

Addiction; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Nutrition, Dietetics; Obesity; Pediatrics

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, American Academy of Pediatrics

Medical School

Northwestern University, 1981

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in general academic pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, 1987; Residency in pediatrics, Children's Memorial, 1984


Board certified in: General Pediatrics

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