Binny Chokshi, MD, MEd
Dr. Binny Chokshi is a general pediatrician, with a focus on adolescent and young adults. Dr. Chokshi's research and education interests are focused on understanding the impact of early life stressors on health across the life course. To mitigate the effects of trauma and stress on children, Dr. Chokshi advocates for a trauma-informed approach to healthcare. She has developed web-based e-modules to train outpatient pediatricians in responding to childhood adversity with a trauma informed care approach and has also trained medical students and residents at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (GWSMHS). In a prior role at Children's National Hospital, she also worked with hospital leadership to develop hospital wide trauma-informed practices. In her current role at USUHS, Dr. Chokshi will be examining how military specific factors may impact child and family health. Dr. Chokshi has a vested interest in medical education and completed Masters in Education at the George Washington University School of Education and Human Development.
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