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Alice Whittier (Alice) Newton, MD

Medical Director, Child Protection Program

  • Phone: 617-643-2168
Department of Pediatrics


  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Child Protection Team
Clinical Interests
Child abuse and neglect
Adolescent medicine
Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Residency, Boston Medical Center
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Child Abuse Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Patient Gateway
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Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Alice Newton is the Medical Director of the Child Protection Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, working with a team which evaluates children who may be victims of child maltreatment.   

Dr Newton is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.  She has been an invited speaker at local, national, and international locations.  Dr. Newton participates in research with local and national colleagues, and has written articles and chapters on many forms of child abuse.  

Dr. Newton sits on the Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Board, and is the medical director of the Massachusetts Pediatric SANE Program.  She also sits on the board of the Massachusetts Childre?s Alliance.  She is a member of the Suffolk County Child Fatality Review Committee, the Massachusetts Shaken Baby Prevention Coalition, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

Dr. Newton is also a partner in a small pediatric practice in Waltham, Beaver Brook Pediatrics, where she provides primary care to more than 1000 families.

Child Protection Consultation Team offers support, training

Training, supporting and closely collaborating with clinicians are key roles of the MGH Child Protection Consultation Team, which is available 24 hours, seven days a week to ensure staff always have a person to turn to when dealing with child abuse or suspected maltreatment cases.

4th Annual Common Pediatric Hurdles: Advice and Updates from the Experts

New approaches to diagnosis and treatment of a number of problems encountered routinely in the office, including: child abuse and neglect; food allergies; pediatric pulmonary; pediatric orthopaedics; autism spectrum disorders; eating disorders; pediatric GERD.

Child Protection Team
175 Cambridge St
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-643-2168
Fax: 617-724-7676

Child Protection Team
175 Cambridge St
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-643-2168
Fax: 617-724-7676


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