Megan Kazi, M.D.

Dr. Megan Kazi, Gwinnett Pediatrician 

Education and Training: Residency in Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center
Community Health and Advocacy Resident Education (CARE) Track
Primary Care Track

Rochester, NY (2014-2017)

M.D., Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Grand Rapids, MI
(2010-2014)

A.B. magna cum laude in Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard College
Senior Thesis: "Factors associated with menstrual regularity in female runners"
Cambridge, MA
(2006-2010)

 

Certifications and Licensure:

Neonatal Resuscitation Program, Certified Provider
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Certified Provider

 

Honors and Awards:

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Ingham County Medical Society Clinical Excellence Award

 

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics

 

Quality Improvement Project: National Immunization Partnership with the Academic Pediatric Association
Rochester, NY
  • Participated in a national practice-based quality improvement program to increase HPV immunization rates through evidence-based strategies
  • Involved in the implementation and analysis of our practice intervention: a provider prompt placed into the electronic medical record after review by nursing staff

 

Community Involvement:

CARE Track
Rochester, NY

  • Participated in a two-week "mini-MPH" rotation, acquiring knowledge and skills related to community health engagement
  • Longitudinal advocacy project: a local student newspaper aimed at promoting authentic literacy skills and empowering adolescents within their school and community

FitKids360
Grand Rapids, MI

  • Volunteered with FitKids360, a local healthy lifestyle program for children and their families; used motivational interviewing techniques to assist families in goal setting related to nutrition, physical activity, and behavior
  • Organized a complementary intervention that partnered medical students with families for improved support and exploration of long-term results of the program

 

Publications and  Presentations:

Roberts M. FitKids360 Buddy Program: A Design for Enhanced and Extended Support for
Families in a Community-Based Pediatric Weight Management Program. Poster Presentation:
Pediatric Research Day. Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI. March 23, 2012.

Tucker JM, Eisenmann JC, Howard K, Guseman EH, Yee KE, DelaFuente K, Graybill J, Roberts M,
Murphy M, Saturley H, Peterson T. FitKids360: design, conduct, and outcomes of a stage 2
pediatric obesity program. Journal of Obesity 2014: Article ID 370403.

(http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/370403)



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