Specialties:

Biography:

Heather Brumberg, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health

Positions:
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health
Joint Faculty, School of Health Sciences and Practice
Director of Regional Neonatal Public Health Programs
Medical Director, Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network

Education & Training:
College: Harvard University (1992)
Medical School: Tufts University School of Med (1996)
Residency: New England Medical Center (1999)
Fellowship: Yale New Haven Medical Center 2002 Masters Public Health: Yale (2002)

Boards & Certifications:
Pediatric Boards: 1999
Neonatal-Perinatal Boards: 2003

Heather L. Brumberg, MD, MPH is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatology and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health at New York Medical College. She is the Director of Neonatal Public Health Programs, Coordinator of the Regional Perinatal Center, and Medical Director of the Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Westchester Medical Center and Co-Chair of the New York State Outcomes Committee.

Dr. Brumberg is a practicing neonatologist, researcher and through her public health outreach, is working to improve practice and care of premature infants in the Lower Hudson Valley region.

Her research interests include neonatal nutrition, the regional epidemiology of congenital anomalies and prematurity, and preconception health. Dr. Brumberg has won the National Perinatal Association Research Award and has been selected as one of “America’s Top Pediatricians.” Additionally, she is dedicated toward working on regional and state initiatives to improve the use of information technology such as the electronic birth certificate and the New York State Perinatal Data System to increase perinatal quality of care. Dr. Brumberg also works toward improving perinatal health in the region through outreach and education of local providers and consumers on key public health topics, such as preconception health and preventing obesity.

Other Resposibilities
Bereavement Program SPDS Network Database/Regional Q/A
Critical Care Sub-Committee of Westchester Medical Center

Previous Positions
1996 – 1999 Pediatric Resident New England Medical Center/Floating Hospital Boston, MA
1999 – 2002 Neonatal Fellow Yale New Haven Medical Center New Haven, CT
2002 – Present Assist. Prof. Pediatrics New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY
Affiliated Faculty School of Public Health, New York Medical College Valhalla, NY
2002 – Present Coordinator Quadrant Quality Assurance: a regional perinatal medical quality assurance conference combined with perinatal public health initiatives Hudson Valley Region, NY
2002 – Present Director Database Management, Regional Perinatal Database, Westchester Medical Center and affiliated hospitals, Valhalla, NY
2004 – Present Medical Director Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network, a March of Dimes funded perinatal public health initiative, Maria Fareri
Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY
2004 – Present Director Regional Neonatal Public Health Programs, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
2006 – Present Assist. Prof. Clinical School of Public Health, New York Medical College Valhalla, NY
2006-present Co-chair, New York State Outcomes Committee, NY Department of Health, Albany, NY
2006-present Member, State Perinatal Database System Perinatal Epidemiology Workgroup, NY Department of Health, Albany, NY
2006-present Member, Westchester Children’s Association Data Book Advisory Committee.
2008 The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Liaison, CDC/American Public Health Association “Building a Successful Tracking Network” meeting
2008-2010 Chair, Pediatric Grand Rounds Committee
2009-2016 Member, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health
2010-present Ad hoc reviewer, Society of Pediatric Research Workshops
2011-2013 AAP NY Chapter 3, Member-at-large (elected position)

Honors
1990-92 Elizabeth Cary Aggassiz Certificate of Merit for Academic Achievement of High Distinction, Harvard University
1990-92 Harvard College Scholarship for Academic Achievement of High Distinction
1988-92 Dean’s List, Harvard University
1992 Cum Laude in Biology
1999-2002 Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association
1999-Present Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics
2002-Present Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
2003-Present Diplomat in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine