Benard Dreyer, M.D.

AAP Leadership & More

Leadership Roles in the AAP

  • President, AAP New York Chapter 3
  • Leadership Workgroup on Poverty and Child Health
  • Executive Committee, Council on Communication & Media
  • Executive Committee, Section on LGBT Health & Wellness
  • Co-Chair, AAP Project Advisory Committee on Health Literacy 

Other National Leadership Roles

  • President, Academic Pediatric Association (APA)
  • Chair, APA Task Force on Childhood Poverty 
  • Director, APA Research Scholars Program 
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Roundtable on Health Literacy  

Clinical Practice, Research, Education

Clinical Practice

  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician
  • Pediatric Hospitalist 
  • Child Abuse Pediatrics: The Frances L. Loeb Center for Child Protection and Development

Research Interests

  • Cognitive & Language Development of Poor Children 
  • Reach Out and Read (ROR)
  • Health Literacy & Child Health Outcomes
  • Impact of Media on Child Development

Education & Mentorship 

  • Curriculum Development
  • Teaching & Mentoring 
  • 2010 Master Educator & Mentor
  • APA Research Scholars Program
  • Reach Out and Read (ROR) Young Investigator Award Program