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PEDIATRICS On Call: Research Roundup with Drs. Lewis First and Alex Kemper, “Screen Time” with Dr. Jenny Radesky

by | Jan 12, 2021 | Pediatrics On Call

Research Roundup with Dr. Lewis First and Dr. Alex Kemper, “Screen Time” with Dr. Jenny Radesky

Episode 39

In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for another edition of “First Up.” This time he brings special guest Alex Kemper, MD, MPH, MS, FAAP, deputy editor of Pediatrics, for a look at the “Best of 2020.” Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also talk to Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP, about what “screen time” means during a pandemic.

Guest, Dr. Lewis First, MD

Dr. First is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont (UVM) Larner College of Medicine, Chief of Pediatrics at the UVM Children’s Hospital, and the Editor-in-Chief of AAP’s peer-reviewed journal Pediatrics. Dr. First pens a weekly column and hosts broadcast pediatric health tip segments called, “First with Kids”. These segments can be found in local newspapers, on radio and television, and on YouTube.

Guest, Dr. Alex Kemper, MD

Dr. Kemper is Division Chief of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kemper serves as the Chair of the Evidence Review Workgroup for the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children and is the Deputy Editor of PEDIATRICS.

Guest, Dr. Jenny Radesky, MD

Dr. Radesky is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professior of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. She received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School, and trained at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Rodesky’s clinical work focuses on developmental and behavioral conditions in low-income and underserved populations. Her NIH-funded research focuses on the use of mobile and interactive technologies used by parents and young children, and how this technology affects the parent-child interaction dynamic. Dr. Radesky was the lead author of AAP’s Media and Young Minds (2016) and Digital Advertising to Children (2020) policy statements.

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