Debra Lynn Best
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Best's scholarly interests include the following:

Pediatric Resident Education - developing, implementing and evaluating strategies to teach community engagement and advocacy skills.

Early Childhood Development - developing, implementing and evaluating clinic and community-partnered interventions focused on supporting early childhood development and early relational health

Home Visiting - Dr Best serves as the Medical Director for Family Connects International and in this role oversees Family Connects clinical protocols and directs training and implementation for the model across the U.S. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • DUMC Box 3675, Durham, NC 27710
  • Dept of Pediatrics, Durham, NC 27710

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