Nia J. Heard-Garris, MD, MSc

Nia J. Heard-Garris, MD, MSc

Attending Physician, Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


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Clinical Interests: Children with diverse backgrounds, immigrant children, youth in care (formerly called foster care) research and emphasis on helping children thrive

Education & Training

Education: Howard University College of Medicine, 2011

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in health and health care research, University of Michigan, 2015-2017; Residency in pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, 2011-2014

Board Certifications: Pediatrics

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics

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Research Interests: Health equity, adverse childhood experiences, racism, and resilience

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