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Glenn Flores, MD, FAAP

Director, Health Services Research
Practice Name Connecticut Children's Medical Center


AB, Harvard University, 1984
MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1989


Pediatrics, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1989-1992


Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 1993-1995

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Faculty Appointment

    Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
    Associate Chair of Research, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Flores is a member of the Council of the American Pediatric Society, and past Chair of the Research Committee of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA). He is a member of the editorial board of Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, and the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Amos Medical Faculty Development Program. He served on the US Preventive Services Task Force from 2010-2013. He is the PI for the NIDDK-funded APA Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative on Diversity (RAPID). Dr. Flores has provided two Congressional Briefings, testified in the US Senate, provided invited written testimony for the US House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee, and delivered a briefing to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Administration for Children and Families. He was an invited speaker at the National Summit on America’s Children convened by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. He has served as a consultant and national advisory committee member for the US Surgeon General, IOM, CDC, NICHD, American Medical Association, National Hispanic Medical Association, First Focus, and the Sesame Street Workshop.

    He received the 2006 American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Achievement Award in the Application of Epidemiologic Information to Child Health Advocacy, the 2008 Millie and Richard Brock Award for Distinguished Contributions to Pediatrics, the 2010 Helen Rodríguez-Trías Social Justice Award from the American Public Health Association, the 2012 APA Research Award, and 2017 APA Public Policy & Advocacy Award. He has received major grant funding from NICHD, NIDDK, AHRQ, CMS, the RWJ Foundation, and the Commonwealth Fund. He has published 226 articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including many papers that address underserved children and racial/ethnic and linguistic disparities in children’s health and healthcare.

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