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

From the Chair

Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH

Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
Howard University College of Medicine

Related Events

Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 


Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 


Back to School Checkups

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Walk-in "Back to School" Physicals, Sports Physicals and Immunizations are available for your child each Saturday during the month of August. 

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