The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

The Department of Pediatrics and Child Health is dedicated to training, research and service endeavors that promote healthcare, improve the quality of life and optimize the developmental potential of all children with particular attention to ethnic minorities and the prevention and treatment of diseases prevalent in those populations. Key services include:

  • Neonatal and nursery services
  • Preventative medicine and immunizations
  • Child development
  • Emergency care pediatrics
  • Community-based adolescent health programs

Meet the Chair

Michal A. Young, M.D., F.A.B.M., I.B.C.L.C., F.A.A.P.
Chairman

Upcoming Events

Community Health Forum: Spotlight on Health

Saturday, May 30, 2015 Many District of Columbia residents are not receiving adequate healthcare services. This event is designed to bring preventive services to communities to help educate, inform and reduce the health disparities in the Washington, DC area.

Walk 2 Win The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The funds raised for the Walk 2 Win will have a tremendous benefit on our Prostate Cancer Programs at Howard University Cancer Center.

The Departments of Pediatrics and Child Health Administrative Offices
Primary Care Pediatrics
Howard University Hospital
Towers Building
Suite 3300
2041 Georgia Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20060

Appointments & Scheduling Phone: (202) 865-7677

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm