Arvin Garg, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

MD, Boston University School of Medicine
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health



Dr. Arvin Garg is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at BUSM. He is also Associate Director of Medical Student Education for Pediatrics. He focuses his research and advocacy on community pediatrics and addressing the social determinants of health within the medical home.

Dr. Garg joined BUSM in 2010 after receiving his training at both Johns Hopkins University and Boston University Schools of Medicine (SOM), as well as the University of Connecticut SOM. He also worked in private practice for two years. He has been recognized by a diverse body of institutions for his outstanding service and commitment to teaching, research, and empowering families to live their healthiest possible lives. Dr. Garg lives in the Boston area with his wife and two daughters and is a self-professed Boston sports nut.

Assistant Dean
Boston University School of Medicine
Student Affairs



2011 Senior Class of Tufts University School of Medicine: Excellence in Teaching Award
2010 Tufts Medical Center: Pediatric Clinical Research Center Travel Award
2007 Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Francis F. Schwentker Award Winner for Excellence in Research by House Staff and Fellows



Implementing an Intervention to Address Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Practices
07/20/2017 - 04/30/2022 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
1R01HD090191-01

Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits
07/10/2014 - 03/31/2019 (PI)
NIH-NIMHD
1R01MD007793-01A1

ASCEND: ApproacheS to CHC ImplEmeNtation of SDH Data Collection and Action
08/25/2017 - 07/31/2018 (PI)
Kaiser Foundation Research Inst NIH-NIDDK

Do Basic Unmet Material Needs & Social Safety Nets Influence Child Maltreatment Risk?
10/01/2012 - 05/31/2015 (PI)
Charles H Hood Foundation

Addressing Low-Income Families' Basic Social Needs at Pediatric Visits
07/19/2010 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
5R00HD056160-04



Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Implementing an Intervention to Address Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Practices 5R01HD090191-02
2018 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 5R01MD007793-05
2017 Implementing an Intervention to Address Social Determinants of Health in Pediatric Practices 1R01HD090191-01
2017 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 5R01MD007793-04
2016 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 5R01MD007793-03
2015 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 5R01MD007793-02
2014 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 1R01MD007793-01A1
2014 Reducing Socioeconomic Disparities in Health at Pediatric Visits 1R01MD007793-01A1
2012 Addressing Low-Income Families'Basic Social Needs at Pediatric Visits 5R00HD056160-04 1
2011 Addressing Low-Income Families'Basic Social Needs at Pediatric Visits 5R00HD056160-03 1
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  1. Beck AF, Cohen AJ, Colvin JD, Fichtenberg CM, Fleegler EW, Garg A, Gottlieb LM, Pantell MS, Sandel MT, Schickedanz A, Kahn RS. Perspectives from the Society for Pediatric Research: interventions targeting social needs in pediatric clinical care. Pediatr Res. 2018 Jul; 84(1):10-21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29795202.
     
  2. Federico SG, Cull W, Olson L, Garg A, Racine AD, Fisher A, Dreyer B. United States Pediatricians' Attitudes Regarding Public Policies for Low-Income Children and Their Profession's Advocacy Priorities. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Sep - Oct; 18(7):783-788. PMID: 29654906.
     
  3. Garg A, Sheldrick RC, Dworkin PH. The Inherent Fallibility of Validated Screening Tools for Social Determinants of Health. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Mar; 18(2):123-124.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29274399.
     
  4. Byhoff E, Freund KM, Garg A. Accelerating the Implementation of Social Determinants of Health Interventions in Internal Medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Feb; 33(2):223-225. PMID: 29188543.
     
  5. Anker B, Tripodis Y, Long WE, Garg A. Income Disparities in the Association of the Medical Home With Child Health. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Jun; 57(7):827-834.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29017366; DOI: 10.1177/0009922817733697;.
     
  6. Garg A, Boynton-Jarrett R, Dworkin PH. Screening for Social Determinants of Health-Reply. JAMA. 2016 12 20; 316(23):2552-2553.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27997650; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.16925;.
     
  7. Gottlieb L, Colvin JD, Fleegler E, Hessler D, Garg A, Adler N. Evaluating the Accountable Health Communities Demonstration Project. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Mar; 32(3):345-349. PMID: 27844261.
     
  8. Garg A, Toy S, Tripodis Y, Cook J, Cordella N. Ameliorating Maternal Depression and Its Harmful Consequences for Low-Income Families: Primary Care to the Rescue? Acad Pediatr. 2016 Nov - Dec; 16(8):714-715.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27772696; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.08.003;.
     
  9. Garg A, Boynton-Jarrett R, Dworkin PH. Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Screening for Social Determinants of Health. JAMA. 2016 Aug 23-30; 316(8):813-4.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27367226; DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.9282;.
     
  10. Diao K, Tripodis Y, Long WE, Garg A. Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Parental Perception and Experience of Having a Medical Home, 2007 to 2011-2012. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Jan - Feb; 17(1):95-103.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27457406; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.07.006;.
     
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