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

Related Events

Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Plant the seed of hope this September during Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood.


9th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell Walk

Saturday, September 12, 2015 The mission of the walk is simple, it is to increase awareness of sickle cell disease and raise money through various fun-filled activities that also encourage healthy lifestyles. Proceeds from the SOS Walk will benefit the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease and Faces of Our Children, Inc.

Smoking Cessation Support Group

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

A monthly support group dedicated to assisting current smokers in their journey to quit.

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