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Raquel Gomez Hernandez,  M.D.

Pediatric Medicine

Work Address
601 5th St S, Ste 504, Dept 6580070425
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone
(727)767-8917
Fax
(727)767-8482

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Raquel G. Hernandez MD, MPHRaquel G. Hernandez MD, MPH is assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her medical school, residency and fellowship training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She additionally completed a Master in Public Health with an emphasis on nutrition at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health during her fellowship in general academic pediatrics.

Her research currently focuses on identifying factors that enhance obesity prevention and treatment efforts in within the pediatric primary care setting with a focus on the role of parental perceptions of child weight and provider communication strategies as modifiable factors to reduce obesity risk in preschool age children. Dr. Hernandez is also currently working on a grant-funded project to delineate socio-ecologic factors that may promote return to healthy weight in a national sample of school age children. She is additionally associate director of medical education All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Pediatric Residency Program in St. Petersburg. Dr. Hernandez is also an ongoing contributor to the Johns Hopkins Internet Learning Curriculum, an electronic pediatric focused training curriculum used in over 30 pediatric residency programs across the country.More about Dr. Hernandez

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601 5th St S, Ste 504, Dept 6580070425
St Petersburg, FL 33701
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Phone: (727)767-8917 Fax: (727)767-8482
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