Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Mariana  Glusman, MD

Mariana Glusman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Academic General Pediatrics and Primary Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

I am a primary care pediatrician at Lurie Children’s Uptown Clinic, an academic community health center, where I also teach Northwestern residents and medical students. I am also the President-Elect of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. One of my main areas of expertise is literacy promotion in pediatrics. I am the Medical Director and Board Chair of Reach Out and Read (ROR) Illinois, providing technical and financial support as well as education to 130 ROR clinics in ...[Read full text]I am a primary care pediatrician at Lurie Children’s Uptown Clinic, an academic community health center, where I also teach Northwestern residents and medical students. I am also the President-Elect of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. One of my main areas of expertise is literacy promotion in pediatrics. I am the Medical Director and Board Chair of Reach Out and Read (ROR) Illinois, providing technical and financial support as well as education to 130 ROR clinics in the state. I am also in the leadership of National Reach Out and Read, involved in research and curriculum development. My additional areas of interest include health literacy, youth mentoring, health disparities in Latino families, monolingual and bilingual language development and improving links between pediatricians and schools.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Chicago (1993)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1996)
  • Board Certification: Pediatrics

Contact

773-561-6640

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Pediatrics- Uptown
4867 North Broadway Ave.
Chicago IL 60640