Jim Carpenter, MD, MPH, FAAP

Boarded in Pediatrics & Child Abuse Pediatrics
Member, CIPN-BA

County: Contra Costa Health Services
Additional Affiliations: Chair, Contra Costa County Child Death Review Team since 1987; Associate Clinical Professor of Family Practice, UC-Davis Network
Area(s) of Interest: Injury Prevention is part of all pediatrician’s training but is a special focus for child abuse pediatricians and for anyone on a child death review team where 70-80% of the deaths reviewed are preventable injuries.

Dr. Carpenter completed MD training at University of Chicago 1976; Pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital in Oakland 1976-1979; MPH in Maternal and Child Health at UC-Berkeley 1980.


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