Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP

New York Academy of Medicine, Scholar in Residence, New York, USA; Departments of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Public Health & Preventive Medicine (SUNY, Upstate Medical University), Syracuse, New York, USA

Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP is currently the tenured Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Public Health & Preventive Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Scholar in Residence at the New York Academy of Medicine with the focus of health equity and health disparities, especially relevant to rates of injuries in the United States and globally. She is the Former President of SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Her national and international work has focused on education and research addressing the needs of underserved populations. In addition to her research in injury prevention, she helped define systems’ changes that facilitate the integration of the identification, diagnosis and treatment of children’s mental health problems in primary care settings and has founded 3 child protection teams. She has presented over 150 invited presentation and authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and numerous other review articles, chapters, educational materials. Her most recent publication is the book entitled Principles of Global Child Health: Education and Research. She has received numerous awards including the BEAR Award (2014) for Leadership from the Brady Center and the Job Lewis Smith Award (2010) a national award given for outstanding work in community pediatrics.  

Terms of Appointment: Aug 2019 - Jul 2021