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Articles by Laura K. Grubb, MD, MPH, FAAP

Laura K. Grubb, MD, MPH, FAAP
About Laura K. Grubb, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr. Grubb is an adolescent medicine specialist and general pediatrician with research interests in health care reform implementation, single payer model realization in Vermont, and cost effectiveness of health care interventions. Dr. Grubb graduated cum laude with a BS in Biology from Georgetown University and received her MD from George Washington University. She completed pediatrics residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and is Board Certified in Pediatrics. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She served seven years in the Navy as a pediatrician and general medical officer. She completed her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine and an MPH (focusing on Health Systems Organization in the Management, Community Health, and Policy tract) at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. She is currently an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Contact: Website | Facebook | More Posts

Suicides Account for Bulk of Firearm Deaths

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause of death among youth ages 16 to 25. Politicians have renewed interest in the gun control debate in the wake of several mass shootings; however, suicides [...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Delivery System Reforms: Delivering Value?

Restructuring health care delivery to reduce costs and improve quality is a fundamental part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and a response to the long history of high domestic healthcare spending with suboptimal outcomes. In fact, the ACA mandated [...]

December 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

ACA Contraception Mandate is a Success

One of the most impactful aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on public health is the mandate that insurers cover all contraceptive methods. The mandate predictably caused push-back from faith-based corporations, but there has been little [...]

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The kids may not be alright

As implementation of the Patient Protection and continues, an estimated 7 to 12 million children will benefit from Medicaid and CHIP expansions. However, the question of access still remains. Will the number of newly insured children outpace the [...]

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

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