School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Environmental and Occupational Health
Jerome A. Paulson is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
He created the American Academy of Pediatrics Program on Climate Change and Health. He is a consultant to the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health and is a founding member of Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action and is helping clinicians in other states create Clinicians for Climate Action groups. He is a past chair the executive committee of the Council on Environmental Health of the AAP and past Medical Director for the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units – East. He served on the Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee for the US EPA. Dr. Paulson co-created, and for a number of years lead, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health & the Environment.
Dr. Paulson received a bachelors degree in biochemistry with honors and with general honors from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD. He received an MD degree from Duke University in Durham, NC. He did his pediatric residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospitals and Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He also completed a fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics at Sinai Hospital.