John Mishel Leventhal, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and Clinical Professor of Nursing; Medical Director, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital Child Abuse Program

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: General Pediatrics: Family Advocacy and Child Abuse Program | Pediatric Faculty Development Group

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Education & Training

MD Tufts University (1973)
Fellow Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital

Honors & Recognition

  • 2014 Champions of Children Award Center for Children's Advocacy (2014)

  • Miller-Sarkin Mentoring Award (For work as an outstanding educator and mentor)Academic Pediatric Association (2011)

  • Ray E. Helfer Society Award for distinguished achievement in the field of Child Abuse and NeglectHelfer Society (2010)

  • Norman J. Siegel Award, 2007-2008 (To that member of the Yale Pediatric Faculty who consistently surpasses the highest standards of patient care, generous collegiality and leadership by example)Department of Pediatrics (2008)

  • George Armstrong Award (Lifetime Achievement Award)Academic Pediatric Association (2008)

  • The Eleventh Millie and Richard Brock Award (In Recognition of Distinguished Contributions to Pediatrics) New York Academy of Medicine (2006)

  • Keren Foundation Lectureship at Eighth Annual Danbury Child Abuse Prevention ConferenceDanbury Hospital (2006)

  • Departmental Award of Special AchievementNew Haven Police Department (2006)

Professional Service

  • Ray E Helfer Society (2015 - 2016) President

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