Inyang A. Isong, MD, ScD, MPH

Instructor in Pediatrics

Boston Children’s Hospital

IsongDr. Inyang Isong is a general pediatrician with clinical responsibilities at Boston Children’s Hospital. She is an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and is engaged in health services and policy research.

Dr. Isong attended medical school at the College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. She earned a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Doctorate in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Harvard’s TH Chan School of Public Health. She completed her training in pediatrics at Cook County Children’s Hospital, Chicago and a fellowship in Health Services Research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Before joining Boston Children’s Hospital, she worked as a community-based pediatrician at Lawndale Christian Health Center in Chicago, and subsequently as a Medical Officer with the Office of Public Health and Science, US Department of Health and Human Services in Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Isong’s research focuses on assessing barriers to health care access and delivery of clinical preventive services. In particular, she is interested in integrating oral health into pediatric primary care, and evaluating multi-level determinants of children’s oral health status. She also conducts research that assesses determinants of early childhood obesity. She has published her research in several peer-reviewed journals.

 

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