Cynthia Mears, DO

Director, Uplift School-Based Health Center; Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

Adolescents, menstrual disorders, confidentiality, access to health care, chronic fatigue syndrome, contraceptives, date rape/sexual abuse, depression, smoking cessation, eating disorders, HIV/sexually transmitted diseases, obesity, sports medicine, school health/school-based clinics, sexuality, adolescent pregnancy/parenting​

Biographical Information

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1984

Postgraduate Training

Medical Center of Delaware, Thomas Jefferson School of Medicine 1992, 1988; Oakland General Hospital, 1985; American Oncological Cancer Research Institute, 1982


Board certified in: Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics