Heather L. Brumberg, MD, MPH, is board certified in pediatrics and neonatology and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Public Health at New York Medical College. She is the Director of Neonatal Public Health Programs, Coordinator of the Regional Perinatal Center, and Medical Director of the Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Westchester Medical Center, and co-chair of the New York State Outcomes Committee.
Dr. Brumberg is a practicing neonatologist and researcher, and through her public health outreach she is working to improve practice and care of premature infants in the Lower Hudson Valley region.
Her research interests include neonatal nutrition, the regional epidemiology of congenital anomalies and prematurity, and preconception health. Dr. Brumberg has won the National Perinatal Association Research Award and has been selected as one of “America’s Top Pediatricians.” Additionally, she is dedicated toward working on regional and state initiatives to improve the use of information technology, such as the electronic birth certificate and the New York State Perinatal Data System to increase perinatal quality of care. Dr. Brumberg also works toward improving perinatal health in the region through outreach and education of local providers and consumers on key public health topics, such as preconception health and preventing obesity.