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Newsmaker: Dr. Rachel Berger

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Dr. Rachel Berger
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 10:40 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: Berger was appointed chief of the Child Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital in Lawrenceville.

Age: 42

Residence: Squirrel Hill

Family: Husband, Adam; sons, Jonah and Aaron; daughter, Gabriela

Occupation: Pediatrician and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is the director of Child Abuse Research at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research at Pitt.

Background: Berger joined the Child Advocacy Center in 2001. The center evaluates children and adolescents who may be victims of physical or sexual abuse or neglect.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Harvard University; she completed her medical training at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and has a master's degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.

Quote: “People are in this field because we want to change the lives of children.”

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