Bios

Tripp Underwood is the editor and blogger-in-residence for Thriving. He wrote about music for the Boston Globe before receiving his graduate degree in Journalism from Emerson College, but shortly after graduation he entered the world of pediatric blogging and hasn’t looked back since. He currently lives in a Brighton apartment once occupied by Ted Williams – one of the world’s greatest fisherman, a decent pilot and apparently some kind of ballplayer as well…

Take a look at his blog archive.

Claire McCarthyClaire McCarthy, MD, has been both a primary care pediatrician and a writer for 20 years. Along with her writing for Thriving, she also blogs for the Huffington Post and Boston.com. She and her husband, who is a respiratory therapist at Boston Children’s, are raising five children. She speaks Spanish, devours books and loves to swim in her spare time. Follow her on Twitter @DrClaire.

Take a look at her blog archive.

Tom Ulrich is a senior science writer at Boston Children’s Hospital, covering laboratory and clinical research innovations across the hospital. A former microbiologist, he decided a long time ago that he was better at talking and writing about science than actually doing science. He’s a father of two, an amateur photographer, and tweets about science and technology under the handle @scribbler_tom.

Lois LeeLois Lee, MD, MPH specializes in pediatric emergency medicine and is Thriving’s injury prevention expert. She and her husband, an orthopedic surgeon at Children’s, have two young children who have made Lee more invested in sharing injury prevention information with other parents. She enjoys singing, playing the piano and collecting art.

Take a look at her blog archive.

David LudwigDavid S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, a pediatric endocrinologist, developed Children’s Optimal Weight for Life Program. Described as an “obesity warrior” by Time magazine, he has fought to restrict food advertising aimed at children, improve school food and increase insurance reimbursement for obesity prevention and treatment programs.

Take a look at his blog archive.

Michael RichMichael Rich, MD, MPH is Children’s media expert. He is the director of Children’s Center on Media and Child Health. Dr. Rich is a former Hollywood filmmaker whose goal is to provide science-based answers and practical solutions that can help the children in your life use media in ways that can enrich their development.

Take a look at his blog archive.

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