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Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Social Sci Res Assoc, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
(650) 725-0923


Janine Bruce received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Occidental College. After graduation, she spent two years in Kyrgyzstan as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching ecology and English to secondary school students. Upon returning to the US, she received her MPH in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002. She returned to California and began working with the Pediatric Advocacy Program. Janine received her Doctorate of Public Health at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health in 2013. Her research interests included the reproductive health of foster care youth and vulnerable youth populations. With her background in public health, Janine’s role has been to bridge public health and medicine to better promote the health of underserved child populations through strong community partnerships and innovative community-based initiatives. She is the Director of the Scholarly Concentration in Community Health and supports medical students in community-engaged research and service. She also teaches courses across the undergraduate campus and medical school on community engagement and qualitative methods.
Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics
(650) 736-4423
Program Manager, Pediatrics - General Pediatrics
(650) 736-7251