|September 27, 2012||
Charting a Course for Integrative Pediatrics: Interview with Lawrence Rosen, MD
An Interview with Lawrence D. Rosen, M.D. by Sheldon Lewis
Recently, Alternative and Complementary Therapies’ Editor, Sheldon Lewis spoke with Lawrence D. (Larry) Rosen, M.D., about integrative pediatrics.
Dr. Rosen, is a board-certified general pediatrician who practices primary care based on a holistic, family-centered model, at the Whole Child Center in Oradell, New Jersey, and consults at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center also in New Jersey, serving as chief of pediatric integrative medicine and as a medical advisor to the Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology, in Hackensack.
A nationally recognized expert in pediatric integrative medicine, Dr. Rosen also serves as the chair of the Integrative Pediatrics Council (IPC; www.integrativepeds.org), a non-profit multidisciplinary group dedicated to transforming children’s health care. He writes a blog, “The Whole Child,” at www. wholechild.us and is a founding member and vice-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section. Dr. Rosen is a clinical assistant professor at New Jersey Medical School, in Newark. He is a graduate of New York Medical College, in Valhalla, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, and he completed his residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.