Faculty Profile

Kirsten  Roberts, MDKirsten Roberts, MD
Associate Director, Residency Training Program
Phone: 718-918-4084
E-mail: Kirsten.Roberts@nbhn.net

Dr. Roberts an Attending in the Division of Ambulatory Care. She is the creator and coordinator of the Community Pediatrics curriculum for residents and medical students and is the Director of the Home Visiting Program. Dr. Roberts is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she teaches in the Bioethics, Introduction to Clinical Medicine and ‘Patients, Doctors and Community’ courses. She also conducts workshops in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University and teaches Medical Humanities at Sophie Davis School of Biomedicine.

Undergraduate School:

Michigan State University

Graduate School:

Columbia University, MS Narrative Medicine

Medical School:

University of Michigan

Training:

  • Pediatric Residency: Columbia University, Babies and Children’s Hospital
  • Thesis: “The use of brief narrative interventions to preserve student empathy and humanism during early clinical experiences.”
  • Research Fellowship: Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP), New York State Department of Health
  • Research Fellowship: Program in Narrative Medicine, Columbia University

Bibliography:

  • Roberts KL, Silver EJ, Diamantis PM, Groisman AE: Serum Triglyceride Level Improvement in an Open Access Family Weight Management Program (FWMP) for Inner City Youth. Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Boston, April 28, 2012.
  • Roberts K: Failure to Thrive, in Crain EF, Gershel, JC (eds.): Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics (5th ed). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2010, pp 764-7.
  • McEvoy M, Lee C, O'Neill A, Groisman A, Roberts-Butelman K, Dinghra K, Porder K: Are there universal parenting concepts among culturally diverse families in an inner-city pediatric clinic? J Pediatr Health Care 2005;19:142-50.
  • Roberts K: Failure to Thrive, in Crain EF, Gershel, JC (eds.): Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics (4th ed). McGraw-Hill, New York, 2003, pp 694-697.
  • Roberts K: The Cross-Cultural Encounter, in Crain EF, Gershel, JC (eds.): Clinical Manual of Emergency Pediatrics (4th ed). McGraw-Hill, New York, 2003, pp 697-9.