Cynthia J. Mears, DO

Cynthia Mears, DO

Director, Uplift School-Based Health Center

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (Community Based Primary Care), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Clinical 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​

Education & Training

Education: 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 Certifications: Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics

Research & Publications