Pediatrician and Author


Father of four and practicing pediatrician, Dr. Alan Greene graduated from Princeton University in 1981 and received his MD degree from the University of California at San Francisco in 1987. He completed his pediatric residency program at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Northern California and served there as Chief Resident. In 1995, while at ABC Pediatrics in San Mateo, California, he launched DrGreene.com, cited by the Americal Medical Association (AMA) as “the pioneer physician website.”

Dr. Greene is the author of Feeding Baby Green (Wiley, 2009), Raising Baby Green (Wiley, 2007), From First Kicks to First Steps (McGraw-Hill, 2004), and is the Deputy Editor of the Journal of Participatory Medicine (2010 to present).

He appears frequently in the media, including the Today Show, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time magazine, Parade, Glamour magazine, Parenting, Parent, Child, Baby Talk, American Baby, and Working Mother.

Dr. Greene is the Founding President of the Board of the Society of Participatory Medicine and serves on the board of Healthy Child Healthy World and The Lunchbox Project.

In 2010, Dr. Greene founded the WhiteOut Now movement aimed at changing how babies are fed starting with their first bite of solid food. In 2012, he launched a worldwide campaign aimed at Transitioning Immediate Cord Clamping to Optimal Cord Clamping, or TICC TOCC.

Dr. Greene received the Healthy Child award for prevention and was named the Children's Health Hero of the Internet by Intel.

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