Mark Schuster, MD, PhD

Dr. Schuster, MD is the William Berenberg Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Chief of General Pediatrics and Vice Chair for Health Policy in the Department of Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston.

He has a long history of conducting influential research on child, adolescent, and family health policy issues. An important focus of Dr. Schuster’s research interests is LGBT health. He was a core member of the team that wrote RAND’s report for the Clinton administration that demonstrated that gay men and lesbians could be successfully integrated into the military; and he recently served on the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Issues and Research Gaps and Opportunities.