Ivor Braden Horn, MD, MPH, is a general academic pediatrician and researcher in the Center for Clinical and Community Research of Children's Research Institute, Children's National Medical Center. She has served as a community-based primary care pediatrician practicing in Southeast Washington, DC, as part of the Ambulatory and Community Pediatrics Division at Children’s since 1999. She is also a Health Science Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Horn graduated with honors from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and received her medical education at Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric training at Children’s Hospital Oakland in Oakland, CA and did a fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics and Community Oriented Primary Care at Children’s National in Washington, DC. She also completed a Masters in Public Health at George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Dr. Horn is a co-founder of the Race in Medicine Special Interest Group of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association (APA), a member of the editorial board of the journal Ambulatory Pediatrics, and a member of the advisory board for the APA New Century Scholars Program aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in general academic pediatrics. Her research interests focus on racial and ethnic child health disparities and provider communication with African American parents from diverse socio-economic backgrounds in the pediatric primary care setting. Dr. Horn is the associate director of Research Core for the DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities.
Recently Dr. Horn was featured in Forbes Magazine as one of the top five female "Rising Stars: Using Technology to Transform Lives". See the full article at the following link: