An interview with Bernard Guyer

Bernard Guyer, MD, MPH is the Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Children’s Health Emeritus at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A physician trained in both preventive medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Guyer served for seven years as director of the state MCH program in Massachusetts, and for five years as a CDC medical epidemiologist with national and international service. He has chaired or been a member of both state and national committees on childhood injury prevention, outreach for prenatal care, infant mortality, and Medicaid. Dr. Guyer and colleagues at both Harvard and Hopkins have further contributed to providing research that can be used to strengthen the way in which the MCH field addresses its most pressing problems across the lifespan.

This interview – which was conducted by Shirley Russ, MD, MPH, Health Sciences Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Attending Physician in the Department of Academic Primary Care Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – is the seventh in a series of interviews with national and international experts in life course health development.

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