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Richard Goldstein, MD; Program Director
Dr. Goldstein is a general pediatrician with specialized training in behavioral pediatrics, palliative care, and bereavement. He has a long history of work in palliative care, bereavement support and advocacy for families affected by sudden unexplained death. He brings considerable clinical expertise in the care of families dealing with the sudden and unexpected death of a child, including in bereavement. He is co-medical director of Massachusetts Center for SIDS - Dr. Goldstein's role is to oversee and direct the clinical arm of Robert's Program, serving as the direct interface to the families.
Hannah Kinney, MD; Director of Research
Dr. Kinney is a pediatric neuropathologist with additional training in pediatrics, anatomic pathology, and developmental neuroscience. She has pioneered research into brain mechanisms in the fields of SIDS and SUDC research. Her work identifying a connection between serotonin deficiencies and SIDS, and between temporal lobe anomalies and SUDC, has helped to elucidate neurobiological factors underlying sudden and unexpected death in early life. Dr. Kinney’s role is to integrate the clinical and research endeavors in SUDP.
Susan Dymecki, MD; Co-Director of Research
Dr. Dymecki is a neuroscientist and international leader in research of the brain mechanisms underlying vital functions such as breathing and temperature control that are critical to elucidating the basis of sudden and unexpected death in the pediatric age group. Her considerable experience in cutting- edge research, combined with the use of state-of-the-art tools that her laboratory has developed and pioneered, is critical to helping to lead the program to a comprehensive research program across disciplines. In conjunction with Dr. Paterson, Dr. Dymecki oversees the integration and overall direction of the research projects related to SUDP.
Director, Metabolism Program
Department: Genetics and Genomics
Assistant in Neurology
Associate Physician in Medicine; Member, Bone Health Program
Director, Cytopathology; Director, Fellowship Program; Staff Pathologist
Associate in Cardiology; Director, Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias Program
Principal Research Associate
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”