Mary Clyde Pierce, MD

Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

All aspects of child abuse pediatrics including prevention, physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, failure to thrive and medical child abuse. Research interests include development of evidence-based tools for differentiating abusive from accidental trauma in children.​

Research Interests

Child abuse; accidental trauma

Related Research Areas

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, American Trauma Society, American College of Emergency Physicians, The Helfer Society

Medical School

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1989

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in emergency medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1992-1994; Residency in pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1989-1992


Board certified in: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, General Pediatrics

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