I am a primary care pediatrician who cares for low-income Latino families and others at the MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center. I am committed to providing optimal health care so that all children may have optimal health and well-being.
Jennifer Kasper, MD, MPH, is in the Division of Global Health in the Department of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children; Instructor and Chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee on Global Health at Harvard Medical School; Pediatrician at Chelsea HealthCare Center; and Board Member of Doctors for Global Health (DGH). DGH practices "liberation medicine, the conscious and conscientious use of health to promote human rights and social justice" and works in partnership with rural underserved communities in Central America, Mexico, and Africa. Her academic pursuits include the use of innovative technologies to address educational needs of health care providers overseas; the role of academic institutions in addressing human resource constraints in resource-limited settings; rural community development; and training health care providers in pediatric health and disease, including TB and HIV/AIDS. She has worked in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, Haiti, India, Mozambique and Uganda. She has published works on the human rights of children; immigrants and hunger; child labor; orphans and vulnerable children in the context of HIV; global health career development; malnutrition; health systems in resource limited settings; malnutrition; and care of the immigrant child. She is a co-editor of the MGHfC Handbook of Pediatric Global Health. She received a combined BA/MD with honors from Boston University and Boston University School of Medicine and an MPH from Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Kasper is committed to providing the highest level of health care to all of the patients she serves so that all children may have optimal health and well-being
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