Exploring the Intersection of Community Development and Health
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Martin Building, July 13, 2010
Douglas Jutte, M.D., M.P.H., is a physician and population health researcher. He is an assistant professor in the Division of Community Health and Human Development in UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. He teaches in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program and is Associate Director of the Health and Medical Sciences Masters degree program. His research interests focus on health resilience and vulnerability in children, and the biological links through which social-contextual factors contribute to children’s long-term medical, psychosocial and cognitive outcomes. He has a long-standing collaboration with the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and utilizes their unique longitudinal population health database for child health research. He has published in Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Epidemiology and Academic Pediatrics. Jutte received his MD from Harvard Medical School; he also has a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley and a BA from Cornell University. His post-doctoral research training was through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program. He continues his clinical work as a neonatal hospitalist attending high-risk deliveries and caring for healthy and ill newborns at a local community hospital.