NOW:53208:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
50°
H 68° L 50°
Clear | 7MPH

Pediatrician Alexander Okun joins Medical College faculty, Children’s Hospital staff

May 12, 2012

Alexander L. Okun, M.D., has been appointed associate professor of pediatrics (special needs) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He sees patients at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Dr. Okun is board certified in general pediatrics, developmental-behavioral pediatrics and hospice and palliative medicine. His clinical interests include providing team-based multidisciplinary care for children with complex chronic conditions.

Prior to joining the Medical College, Dr. Okun was associate professor of clinical pediatrics at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine at Yeshiva University in New York. He worked in the Bronx for 24 years, where he developed and led multidisciplinary hospital-based primary care practices for children with medical complexity. He taught over 300 pediatrics residents how to make house calls to their patients throughout the Bronx.

Dr. Okun earned his M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in 1983, and completed a residency in pediatrics at Babies Hospital and the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York in 1986. He completed a fellowship in mental health research in primary care at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in 1990. Dr. Okun earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biophysics and biochemistry from Yale University in New Haven, Conn., in 1979.

For more than a decade, Dr. Okun has served as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ sections on bioethics and home care, including membership on the section on home care’s executive committee since 2008.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Suburban roundup: Week one of the WIAA football postseason 02:04 PM

» New Mayfair parking structure to open tonight 10/24

» The Malt Shoppe opens Friday in Wauwatosa 10/23

» Poll: Which area team will win a state football title? 10/22

» Wauwatosa negotiating financial aid for Underwood apartments 10/22

» T.J. Maxx opening Oct. 30 in Wauwatosa 10/20

» Across Wisconsin, uneven property assessments fly in the face of fairness Updated:  10/19

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 9 10/17

» 500 free winter emergency kits given away at Mayfair tomorrow 10/17

» Camp Bar Tosa opens Saturday 10/17

» The Malt Shoppe grand opening party is Oct. 24-26 10/15

» JCPenney Furniture Outlet receives bomb threat 10/15

» Former Maharaja partner plans Indian restaurant for Wauwatosa 10/13

» New antique shop could replace Twirly Birds in Wauwatosa Village 10/13

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 8 10/10

» ID not required for voting 10/10

» Corner Bakery announces Oct. 20 opening 10/9

» Pizza Man to open second location at The Mayfair Collection 10/9

» Submit election letters now: deadline is Oct. 20 10/9

» No injuries in Wauwatosa house fire Sunday night 10/6

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 7 10/3

» Motorcyclist killed in East Tosa crash identified 10/3

» Police respond to two bomb threats at Kmart in Wauwatosa 10/3

» Man killed in Hwy. 45 crash identified, other driver arrested 10/1

» 'Rollover ejection crash' kills one, closes Hwy. 45 lanes for 5 hours Updated:  9/30

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where reporter Rory Linnane explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

Local Business Directory

CONNECT