A nonprofit founded in 1992

Dr. Smith served on BELL's board as director and Program Committe chair from 2004 through 2014.  She is a pediatric hospitalist and researcher whose clinical and academic work has focused on child health disparities and the impact of public policy on child well-being. Dr. Smith formerly served as the medical director and interim commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where she provided senior clinical leadership. Prior to joining DPH, she served as the medical director of Inpatient Pediatrics and the Medical-Legal Partnership at Boston Medical Center. She is on the boards of Crittenton Women's Union and Child Trends.

Lauren Smith, MD, MPH

Lauren Smith, MD, MPH

Boston University School of Medicine