Dr. David Rubin

Military Family Organization Representative: Children’s Hospital Association

Term of Service: 3 Years — Beginning in June 2016

Dr. David Rubin is the founding Co-Director of Policy Lab at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia which does extensive work in support of military children across the nation. He is a professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. Previously, Dr. Rubin was a presidential appointee to the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse & Neglect Fatalities. He was also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Task Force on Foster Care and their Committee for Early Education, Adoption & Dependent Care.

As an emerging leader in developing high-risk population health systems and public program innovations, Dr. Rubin is working hard to ensure that the needs of military children are identified and addressed.

Dr. Rubin is an active pediatric primary care clinician, educator, and mentor for fellows and junior faculty interested in children’s health policy and public health.