Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Mariana  Glusman, MD

Mariana Glusman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

My main focus of interest is primary care pediatrics. I practice at the Lurie Children’s (formerly Children's Memorial) Hospital Uptown Clinic, an academic community health center. I am also very committed to teaching residents and medical students. One of my main areas of expertise is literacy promotion in pediatrics. I am the Medical Director and Board Chair of Reach Out and Read (ROR) Illinois, providing technical and financial support as well as education to 130 ROR clinics in the state. I...[Read full text]My main focus of interest is primary care pediatrics. I practice at the Lurie Children’s (formerly Children's Memorial) Hospital Uptown Clinic, an academic community health center. I am also very committed to teaching residents and medical students. One of my main areas of expertise is literacy promotion in pediatrics. I am the Medical Director and Board Chair of Reach Out and Read (ROR) Illinois, providing technical and financial support as well as education to 130 ROR clinics in the state. I am also working with the National Reach Out and Read Office to develop provider and educational materials about beginning language and literacy promotion at birth, and about promoting literacy to bilingual families through the Leyendo Juntos (Reading Together) Initiative. My other primary area of interest is health literacy. From 2006-9 I was a member of the AAP Pediatric Advisory Committee on Health Literacy (HL), and helped develop a Pediatric HL guide with plain language handouts, and a training module for pediatricians. My additional areas of interest include youth mentoring, health disparities in Latino families, monolingual and bilingual language development and improving links between pediatricians and schools.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Chicago (1993)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1996)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics

Contact

773-561-6640

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Pediatrics- Uptown
4867 North Broadway Ave.
Chicago IL 60640