Co-Principal Investigator, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Atlanta
Dr. McFadden is a General Pediatrician and a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics of the Emory University School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of Primary Care at the Hughes Spalding campus of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where she sees patients and teaches medical students, pediatric residents and allied health students. She is also the Director of primary care initiatives with the Emory Department of Pediatrics PARTNERS for Equity in Child and Adolescent Health program. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics where she serves on the Executive Committee of the Council on Injury, Violence and Poison Prevention. She currently serves as the Immediate Past President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. McFadden is the Co- Medical Director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids (IFCK)-Atlanta childhood injury prevention program and she has served in this role for almost 25 years. She also serves as Medical Director of the Georgia Coalition of Reach Out and Read. Her academic and professional interests include comprehensive care for the underserved, breastfeeding promotion, childhood injury prevention, preschool literacy promotion, and medical education. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Spelman College and a medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.