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Researcher | Research Overview

Hiu-fai Fong, MD, MSHP is a Staff Physician on the Child Protection Team in the Division of General Pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital and an Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. She is a general pediatrician with a subspecialty in child abuse pediatrics. Her research focuses on improving mental health outcomes for maltreated children and their caregivers. She has conducted research on the impact of child and caregiver mental health services after maltreatment, as well as barriers to mental health services linkage after child sexual abuse.

Researcher | Research Background

Dr. Fong received her MD from Harvard Medical School through the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program. She completed pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center in 2011. She then completed fellowship training in Child Abuse Pediatrics from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and received her Masters of Science in Health Policy through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania in 2014. She received her Board Certification in Pediatrics in 2011.


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