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September 3, 2002

David Rubin, MD, Named Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

(Philadelphia, PA) - David Rubin, MD, has been named Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Rubin earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco in 1996 and is a 2002 Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency and fellowships (clinical, research and a National Research Service Award post-doctoral) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is joining the Health Services Research Group within the Department's Division of General Pediatrics.

Dr. Rubin's research interests are directed toward investigating the relationship between foster care placement and health care service utilization for children in foster care. His long-term research goals involve improving the health and overall well-being of children in the foster care system.

He has authored or co-authored several research papers and has been invited to present his research at various national meetings. This year, he was awarded a University Research Foundation Grant, from the University of Pennsylvania, for his work on children and foster care.

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