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Alice (Alice) Whittier Newton, MD

  • Medical Director, Child Protection Program


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Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Adolescent medicine
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Medical Education
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center|Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group

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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.

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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News & Events

  • 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.


Child Protection Team
175 Cambridge St
5th Floor
Boston MA, 02114
Phone: 617-643-2168
Fax: 617-724-7676

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