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Mark X. Cicero, MD, FAAP

National Preparedness and Response Science Board Member

Mark X. Cicero MD, FAAP is an associate professor of pediatric emergency medicine (PEM) at the Yale School of Medicine, the director of the pediatric disaster preparedness program, and an Attending Physician at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. Prior to these appointments, he completed medical school at State University of New York at Buffalo, pediatrics residency and chief residency at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, and PEM fellowship at Yale. He holds board certifications in three disciplines: Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Emergency Medical Services.

Dr. Cicero has designed experiential and didactic curricula in pediatric disaster medicine, and has numerous publications about triage and prehospital response. He is a co-medical director of the Connecticut Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee, the immediate past-chair of the program committee of the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, and chair of the Pediatrics Committee        
Photograph of Mark X. Cicero, MD, FAAP
of the National Association of EMS Physicians. Dr. Cicero is the principal investigator for the Pediatric Research In Disaster Education (PRIDE) network, which has received funding from an Emergency Medical Services for Children Targeted Issues Grant and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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  • This page last reviewed: December 26, 2019