Meet the Child Protection Team

The Child Protection program represents a service focusing on children who are suffering from all forms of neglect and abuse. This comprehensive program includes research, teaching and patient care. 

Photo of Doctor Howard Dubowitz, M.D., M.S.Howard Dubowitz, MD, MS
Professor of Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Child Protection; Director, Center for Families
Special Interests: Child abuse and neglect, child advocacy, prevention, pediatrics
Medical Degree: University of Cape Town, South Africa, M.D.; Harvard School of Public Health, M.S. Residency: Boston City Hospital, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Boston, Child abuse and neglect
Certification: Pediatrics
410-706-1703 appointments, academic office

Photo of Doctor Charles I. Shubin, M.D. Charles I. Shubin, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Childrens Health Center, Mercy Family Care
Special Interests: Health care for the underserved, Child Maltreatment
Medical Degree: M.D. Temple University
Residency: St. Christopher's Children's Hospital
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Photo of Doctor Wendy G. Lane, M.D., M.P.H. Wendy G. Lane, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; Clinical Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health
Special Interests: Epidemiology and prevention of child abuse; identification and reporting of maltreatment
Medical Degree:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, M.D.; University of North Carolina School of Public Health, M.P.H.
Residency: University of North Carolina Hospitals, Pediatrics; University of Maryland School of Medicine, Preventive Medicine
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Child Abuse and Neglect; University of Maryland, National Research Service Award Primary Care Research Fellowship
Certification: Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine
410-706-5176; 410-706-5289/appointments
410-706-5289/academic office