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Alan Greene, MD, FAAP

Dr. Greene is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine, an Attending Physician at Packard Children's Hospital, and the Founding President of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He is on the board of directors of Healthy Child Healthy World, The Lunchbox Project, and the Organic Center. He is the author of many popular health and parenting books including Raising Baby Green and Feeding Baby Green.

In 2010 Dr. Greene founded the WhiteOut Movement to change how babies in the United States are fed.

He has been featured in the New York Times and has appeared on CNN, The TODAY Show, Good Morning America - Health, NBC Evening News, World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, and The Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Greene was honored as one of “the 100 most creative and influential innovators working in health care today” and was named the Children’s Health Hero of the Internet by Intel.

Website: www.drgreene.com


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