Michael Silverstein, MD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

MD, Harvard University
MPH, University of Washington



Dr. Michael Silverstein is the Director of the Division of General Pediatrics and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at BUSM, as well as the Vice Chairman for Research for the Department of Pediatrics. He attended Harvard University and Harvard Medical School and completed his medical training at the University of Washington, where he also did his fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. He joined the Boston University faculty in 2004.

Dr. Silverstein's work focuses on family-based mental health, specifically maternal depression, traumatic stress, and addiction in newborns and infants, among other topics that allow him to exercise his commitment to working with low-income and under-served children. This passion is something Dr. Silverstein pursues here at BMC as well as outside the hospital, having served as the medical Director at Action for Boston Community Development Head Start for more than seven years. He also sits on several committees whose objectives are concerned with improving access to and quality of care for disadvantaged populations. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and two children.

Director (Section)
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
General Pediatrics

Associate Chief Medical Officer for Research and Population Health
Boston Medical Center


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Pediatrics




Maternal Depression and Early Head Start and Healthy Families
07/01/2006 - 12/31/2009 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Primary Care Training and Enhancement
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2021 (PI)
HRSA
1T0BHP29986-02-00

Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Mothers with Depression: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial
05/01/2017 - 04/30/2021 (PI)
PCORI

Moving Research to Practice for Child Health
08/20/2014 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
5K24HD081057-05

Early Life Determinants of Obesity in U.S. Urban Low Income Minority Birth Cohort
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2018 (PI)
Johns Hopkins University NIH-NICHD

Integrating Behavioral Health into Pediatric Medical Homes for low income Children: Evaluation of…
12/15/2015 - 12/14/2018 (Activity-level PI)
PI: Megan H. Bair-Merritt, MD, MSCE
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Improving Preterm Outcomes by Safeguarding Maternal Mental Health
09/05/2012 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
1R01 HD072069-01

Improving Preterm Outcomes by Safeguarding Maternal Mental Health
09/05/2012 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
NIH-NICHD
4R01 HD072069-05

A Prospective Birth Cohort Study on Pre and Peri-Natal Determinants of Autism Spectrum Disorders…
09/01/2014 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
Johns Hopkins University HRSA

Improving Outcome in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
09/01/2012 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
Tufts Medical Center NIH-NIDA

Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start
06/02/2014 - 02/29/2016 (PI)
NIH-NIMH
3R01MH091871-05S1

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Moving Research to Practice for Child Health 5K24HD081057-05 1
2016 Moving Research to Practice for Child Health 5K24HD081057-03 1
2016 Improving Preterm Outcomes by Safeguarding Maternal Mental Health 4R01HD072069-05
2014 Moving Research to Practice for Child Health 1K24HD081057-01 1
2014 Improving Preterm Outcomes by Safeguarding Maternal Mental Health 5R01HD072069-03
2014 Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start 5R01MH091871-05 1
2014 Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start 3R01MH091871-05S1 1
2013 Improving Preterm Outcomes by Safeguarding Maternal Mental Health 5R01HD072069-02
2013 Patient Navigation for Depressed Mothers in Head Start - An Engagement Strategy 5R21MH097925-02
2013 Preventing Maternal Depression in Head Start 5R01MH091871-04 1
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  1. Hadland SE, Bagley SM, Rodean J, Silverstein M, Levy S, Larochelle MR, Samet JH, Zima BT. Receipt of Timely Addiction Treatment and Association of Early Medication Treatment With Retention in Care Among Youths With Opioid Use Disorder. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Nov 01; 172(11):1029-1037.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30208470.
     
  2. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Kurth A, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 10 23; 320(16):1678-1687. PMID: 30357305.
     
  3. Silverstein M, Diaz-Linhart Y, Cabral H, Beardslee W, Broder-Fingert S, Kistin CJ, Patts G, Feinberg E. Engaging Mothers With Depressive Symptoms in Care: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Head Start. Psychiatr Serv. 2018 Sep 26; appips201800173.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30256184.
     
  4. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Grossman DC, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 09 18; 320(11):1163-1171. PMID: 30326502.
     
  5. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Kurth AE, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Syphilis Infection in Pregnant Women: US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirmation Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 09 04; 320(9):911-917. PMID: 30193283.
     
  6. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Cervical Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 08 21; 320(7):674-686. PMID: 30140884.
     
  7. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Atrial Fibrillation With Electrocardiography: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 08 07; 320(5):478-484. PMID: 30088016.
     
  8. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Risk Assessment for Cardiovascular Disease With Nontraditional Risk Factors: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 07 17; 320(3):272-280. PMID: 29998297.
     
  9. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Peripheral Artery Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment With the Ankle-Brachial Index: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 07 10; 320(2):177-183. PMID: 29998344.
     
  10. Curry SJ, Krist AH, Owens DK, Barry MJ, Caughey AB, Davidson KW, Doubeni CA, Epling JW, Kemper AR, Kubik M, Landefeld CS, Mangione CM, Phipps MG, Pignone M, Silverstein M, Simon MA, Tseng CW, Wong JB. Screening for Osteoporosis to Prevent Fractures: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. JAMA. 2018 06 26; 319(24):2521-2531. PMID: 29946735.
     
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Bar chart showing 105 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2018

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Pediatrics
Public health
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