- Primary Hospital Affiliation:
- Hasbro Children's Hospital
- Also Associated With:
- Rhode Island Hospital
- Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
- Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Area of Expertise:
- Child protection
Carole Jenny, MD, is director of the Child Protection Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital and an internationally known expert in child abuse prevention and treatment. Since joining the hospital in 1996, Jenny has developed a comprehensive child protection program. ChildSafe includes examinations, consultation, referrals for inpatient care and round-the-clock on-call services for children with suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse, failure to thrive, psychological abuse, neglect, medical neglect or factitious illness.
Jenny is nationally known for her work in child protection and lectures around the globe. She was the recipient of the 2002 Ray Helfer Award, an annual award presented to a pediatrician who has made a significant contribution to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The award is sponsored jointly by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds. Jenny has repeatedly been listed in "Best Doctors in America" since 1992.
Jenny is a professor of pediatrics at Brown Medical School and is a member of the expert faculty of the International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. She is past chair of the Section on Child Abuse and Neglect of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the president of the Rhode Island chapter of the AAP. She currently serves on the Academy's Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect. She has served on the FBI working group on the Online Investigation of Children. Her research interests include fatal neglect, abusive head trauma and factitious disorders by proxy.
Jenny earned her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth Medical School, a doctor of medicine degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, and a master's degree in business administration from Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania.
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