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Paula Braverman, MD, FSAHM

bravermanpaulaDepartment of Pediatrics
Division of Adolescent Medicine

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

  • Professor of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine (1985-1987)
  • Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    Residency, Pediatrics (1982-1985)
  • Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    M.D. (1978-1982)
  • Brown University, Providence, RI
    B.A., Biology (1974-1978)

Scholarly Foci

  • Adolescent Health
  • Reproductive Health

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Braverman's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5 Societies)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    • Member (1987-present)
    • BOD National Commission on Correctional Health Care
      • Representative (2019-present)
    • CATCH Facilitator for Ohio (2014-2018)
    • Committee on Adolescence
      • Member (2004-2015)
      • Chair (2011-2015)
    • ACOG Adolescent Committee
      • COA Representative (2009-2011)
    • Super CME Planning Group
      • Member (2002-2004)
    • AM-PREP workgroup, Representing AAP and SAHM
      • Chair (1998-1999)
    • Section of Adolescent Health
      • Executive Committee
        • Member (2014-2018)
      • Nominating Committee
        • Chair (2002-2003)
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)
    • Member (1987-present)
    • Program Committee
      • Member (1992-2005)
      • Chair (2001-2003)
      • Vice-Chair (1999-2001)
    • Clinical Services Committee
      • Member (2004-2010)
    • Nominating Committee
      • Member (1998-1999)
    • Advisory Group for APA/HRSA National Faculty Development Grant, representing SAHM
      • Member (1997-2001)
    • Board of Directors
      • Director of Publications (2017-present)
      • Executive Committee
        • Secretary/Treasurer (2010-2016)
    • National Advisory Committee, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Grant
      • Member (2013-2014)
    • SAHM Vaccine Grant Program
      • Governing Committee
        • Member (2011-2013)
  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC)
    • Member (2005-present)
    • Board of Directors representing AAP
      • Member (2019-present)
    • Juvenile Health Committee
      • Member (2005-present)
  • American Board of Pediatrics
    • Member (2002-2018)
    • Subboard in Adolescent Medicine
      • Member (2002-2008)
    • MOC Question Writing Subcommittee
      • Member (2009-2018)
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG)
    • Member (2000-present)
    • Board Member (2009-2012)
    • Bylaws Committee
      • Member (2013-2014)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Fellow, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) (2015-present)
  • Leonard P. Rome Award, Ohio Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • Founders of Adolescent Health Award, Section of Adolescent Health, American Academy of Pediatrics (2014)
  • Regional Chapter Award, Ohio Valley Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2011)
  • Adele D. Hofmann Visiting Professor in Adolescent Medicine, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (2009)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
50 Wason Avenue
Springfield, MA 01107
413-794-5437
Paula.BravermanMD@baystatehealth.org