Ruth Rose-Jacobs Sc.D.
Tel: (617) 414-5480
Dr. Rose-Jacobs is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, Research Scientist at Boston Medical Center, and a Child Development Researcher with Children’s HealthWatch. Currently, Dr. Rose-Jacobs is also Director of the Infant and Child Development Laboratory at Boston Medical Center. In addition to research, she has extensive clinical experience with children with developmental disabilities and their families, including working in the Grow Clinic at Boston Medical Center. She also serves on the State Mental Health Planning Council of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.
She received her Sc.D. from Boston University in Developmental Therapeutic Sciences and her B.S. from Washington University School of Medicine in Physical Therapy. Prior to joining Boston University, she was faculty at Northeastern University and director of a clinical training program at the Eunice Shriver Center, University Affiliated Program, Waltham, MA.
Areas of Expertise:
- Maternal and child health and development
- Biological and social issues associated with at-risk child development
In 2002, she was recognized by the Casey Family Programs and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), in Recognition of Outstanding Work with Children and Families. In 2010, she was recognized by the Massachusetts Bay Community College, Framingham, MA, for her servce on the school’s Professional Advisory Board.
Early Adolescent Executive Functioning, Intrauterine Exposures, and Own Drug Use Neurotoxicology and Teratology
May 1, 2011
Housing Insecurity and the Health of Very Young Children,
Am J of Public Health
August 1, 2011
Development and Validity of a 2-Item Screen to Identify Families at Risk for Food Insecurity
July 1, 2011
The Starting Early Starting Smart Integrated Services Model: Improving Access to Behavioral Health Services in the Pediatric Health Care Setting for At-Risk Families with Young Children.
J Child Fam Stud
February 1, 2010
Intrauterine cocaine exposure and executive functioning in middle childhood.
Neurotoxicology and Teratology
May 1, 2009