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Ellen C. Perrin, MD
Director of Research, Center for Children with Special Needs; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral
Developmental-behavioral pediatrics, family functioning, chronic health problems, children in non-traditional families
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|Training + Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Children's Hospital of the District of Columbia; Strong Memorial Hospital
||Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Floating Hospital for Children
800 Washington St., #334
Boston, MA 02111
Ellen C. Perrin, MD received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1968 and her MA in Developmental Psychology from the University of Rochester.
She completed a residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital in the District of Columbia and a fellowship in Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Rochester. Since then she has been on the academic faculties of Vanderbilt University Medical School, the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School before coming to the Floating Hospital for Children in December 2000.
She has been actively involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Board of Pediatrics, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association and the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She is Board-Certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics.
Her clinical interests include the management of developmental and behavioral issues in primary care, family stress, chronic health problems and children in non-traditional families. Her research has been in children’s understanding of illness concepts, the care of children with chronic illnesses, children’s experience of stigma, the effects of television on young children, and the prevention of behavior problems in young children.