Louise Greenspan

Pediatric Endocrinologist, Kaiser Permanente; Clinical Professor, Pediatrics Department, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine; Co-Author, The New Puberty

Louise Greenspan is a clinician at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco and a clinical professor of pediatrics at University of California San Francisco. A pediatric endocrinologist, she conducts research with colleagues in the research division of Kaiser Permanente, where she has been since 2001, and at UCSF, with a focus on puberty and pediatric obesity. Greenspan is the co-author, with Julianna Deardorff, of The New Puberty: How to Navigate Early Development in Today’s Girls. The book is based on a long-term study the co-investigators conducted, following more than 400 girls in the Bay Area since 2005, when the girls were six to eight years old.

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