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Jonathan Philip Winickoff, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics


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Clinical Interests
  • Family health
  • Smoking cessation
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center|Residency, Children's Hospital Boston
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General West
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
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
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Jonathan P. Winickoff, MD, MPH, is a practicing general pediatrician and researcher. With over 80 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Winickoff's research focuses on strategies to address tobacco use and exposure in families; current work includes CEASE (Clinical and Community Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure), as well as projects related to thirdhand smoke,regulating smoking in multiunit housing, and raising the purchase age of tobacco to 21. As the past Chair of the AAP Tobacco Consortium, Dr. Winickoff works with pediatric tobacco control researchers across the country to develop the best tobacco practices for child healthcare settings. Dr. Winickoff is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Dr. Winickoff was educated at Yale University, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health and completed his pediatric residency at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center and fellowship in health services research at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Jonathan Winickoff conducts empirical research on family tobacco control, specifically within the child healthcare setting on the CEASE (Clinical and Community Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure) module. Dr. Winickoff and his team conceptualized and developed module to guide pediatricians in systematically changing their office systems to deliver the tobacco dependence treatment for parents of their patients. The module is currently undergoing research in a randomized control trial in pediatric practices in the United States. For more information on the module, visit or

Winickoff JP, Nabi-Burza E, Change Y,Finch S, Regan S, Wasserman M, Woo H, Ossip D, Klein J, Dempsey J, Drehmer J,Hipple B, Slora E, Weiley V, Murphy S, Rigotti N. Implementation of a Tobacco Control Intervention in Pediatric Practice.  Pediatrics. 2013. PMID:23147972

Hipple B, Nabi-Burza E, Hall N, Regan S, Winickoff JP. Distance-based training in two community health centers to address tobacco smoke exposure of children. BMC Pediatrics 2013. PMID: 23594832

Friebely J, Rigotti NA, Chang Y, Hall N, Weiley V,Dempsey J, Hipple B, Nabi-Burza E, Murphy S, Woo H, Winickoff JP. Parent smoker role conflict and planning to quit smoking: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2013 MS ID: 1111367879759843. PMID: 23433098

Winickoff JP, Hipple B, Drehmer J, Nabi E, Hall N, Ossip DJ, Friebely J. A Decade of Lessons Learned from the Development of the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure (CEASE) Intervention. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2012. September;19(9):414-419.

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