John W. Kulig, MD, MPH
Dr. Kulig is director of Adolescent Medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center’s Floating Hospital for Children, and is Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.
He received his BA from Brown University, his MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and his MPH from Harvard School of Public Health.
fellowship training in Adolescent Medicine at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.
developed the Adolescent Medicine program at the Tufts-New England Medical Center
(NEMC) in Boston and started one of the first school-based clinics in that city.
The Student Health Center at Boston High School
has received numerous grants and awards, including support from the Kellogg Foundation, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Bureau of Primary Health Care
Dr. Kulig has served in many leadership positions in adolescent health at both local and national levels.
In 1981, he founded the New England Regional Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.
He has served on the Board of Directors of national SAM as Executive Secretary-Treasurer and currently serves as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Abuse and the American Board of Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine Subboard.
He also serves as a medical consultant for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Job Corps, a residential training program for disadvantaged youth.
has lectured and published extensively in the field of adolescent health, with a particular interest in at-risk youth.