directs the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) at Rhode Island Hospital/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and serves as program director for fellowship and residency training in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. In addition she serves as the medical director of the Brown Center’s Infant Cry, Behavior and Sleep Program at Women & Infants Hospital.
Dr. High’s interests are medical education in developmental and behavioral pediatrics and interdisciplinary collaboration. She has organized pediatric grand rounds for the Department of Pediatrics at Rhode Island Hospital since 1995.
She is the current president of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics as well as chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Early Childhood, Adoption and Foster Care.
Her clinical and research interests include infant behavioral issues such as colic, sleep problems and feeding problems, anticipatory guidance including literacy promotion in primary care, and the interrelationship of medical and psychological problems in childhood.