You may never have heard of him, but in the digital health world Neil Izenberg, MD is widely-known as a pioneer and innovator. A pediatrician and nonprofit entrepreneur, Dr. Izenberg founded and is the chief executive of the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media – based at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE.
The Center’s family-friendly website, KidsHealth.org, is a 4 time Webby Award winner and receives about 1 million visits per day. Dr. Izenberg served on the advisory board for Sesame Workshop’s Healthy Habits for Life, and a recipient of the American Academy of Pediatrics prestigious Education Award. He is editor-in-chief of Human Diseases and Conditions (Charles Scribner’s Sons); co-author of Fit Kids (DK Publishing) and KidsHealth Guide for Parents: Pregnancy to Age 5 (McGraw-Hill); and co-creator of Not So Scary Thing,” a board game for children ages 4 to 8 years.
Dr Izenberg received his BA from Columbia University, his MD from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Izenberg’s interests span game-making, film production, writing, bike riding, and, of course, like any good pediatrician, story-telling.