Dr. Neal Halfon is the founding director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities and the Director of the Life Course Intervention Research Network. Dr. Halfon has a long and distinguished career in child health with expertise in health measurement, health services delivery, health policy, and community interventions. Dr. Halfon has played an instrumental role in the development of the life course health sciences, with a particular focus on theory development and translation of research findings into clinical, programmatic, and policy interventions. In 2017, he received the C. Anderson Aldrich award by the American Academy of Pediatrics for his contributions to the field of child development with specific reference to his work on life course health development.

  • MD
  • MPH
  • Professor
    • Health Policy and Management, Fielding School of Public Health
    • Public Policy, Luskin School of Public Affairs, and Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)