Lucy Marcil, MD MPH
Born in Columbia, SC
Lives & works in Boston, MA
Dr. Marcil creates innovative solutions buffering kids from the adversity faced growing up in poverty. Domestically, she co-founded StreetCred, a non-profit providing anti-poverty financial services in pediatric waiting rooms. Internationally, she has worked on pediatric health-systems innovation and strengthening in Namibia, Bangladesh, and Kenya.
She is a pediatrician and a Fellow in the Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University.
2002 - 2006 BA, Davidson College
2009 - 2014 MD, University of Pennsylvania
2012 - 2013 MPH, Johns Hopkins University
2014 - 2017 Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital & Boston Medical Center
Selected Grants & Awards
2018 - TED Fellow
2017 - Quinn Prize, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
2016 - Anne E. Dyson Child Advocacy Award, American Academy of Pediatrics
2013 - Sommer Scholar, Johns Hopkins University
Selected Recent Lectures & Presentations
2018 - TEDx Beacon Street. Boston, MA.
2018 - Ernst & Young Academic Resource Center Colloquium. Atlanta, GA
2018 - TED. Vancouver, Canada.
2018 - Sick Kids Hospital. Toronto, Canada.
2017 - Boston Children's Hospital. Boston, MA.
2018 - Unhealthy tax changes for families in need. RealClear Policy.
2016 - What’s the best way to give tax refunds to the working poor? The Atlantic.
2016 - First steps in initiating an effective maternal, neonatal and child health program in urban slums. Journal of Urban Health