Jonathan B Kotch, MD


Research Professor 
Maternal and Child Health

Curriculum Vitae 
REACH NC (Collexis) Research Profile


428 Rosenau Hall , Department of Maternal and Child Health 
135 Dauer Drive 
Campus Box 7445 
Chapel Hill 27599-7445 
T: 919-966-5976 
F: 919-966-0458


1968  Columbia College  BA, Anthropology

1973  Stanford University  MD, Medicine

1974  King’s College, Cambridge University  BA, Social Anthropology

1977  University of North Carolina School of Public Health  MPH, Maternal and Child Health

1978  Kings College, Cambridge University  MA, Social Anthropology


MHCH 702  Foundations of Maternal and Child Health II  Syllabus

 Research Interests

Child health services, child health policy, injury prevention, child abuse and neglect, health and safety in child care.

Key Publications

Isbell P, Kotch JB, Savage E, Gunn E, Lu LS, Weber DJ. 
Improvement of child care programs’ policies, practices, and children’s access to health care linked to child care health consultation. In press.
NHSA Dialog: A Research to Practice Journal: vol.In Press  

Lewis T, Kotch J, Thompson R, Litrownik AJ, English DJ, Proctor LJ, et al. (2010) 
Witnessed violence and youth behavior problems: A multi-informant study
Am J Orthopsychiatr: vol.80, p.443-51.

Grant JS, Kotch JB, Quinonez RB, Kerr J, Roberts MW. (2010) 
Evaluation of knowledge, attitudes, and self-reported behaviors among 3 – 5 year old school children using an oral health and nutrition intervention
J Clin Pediatr Dent: vol.35, p.59-64.

Leiss J, Kotch. (2010) 
The importance of children’s environmental health for the field of maternal and child health: A wake-up call
Matern Child Health: vol.14, p.307-17.

Kotch JB, Lewis T, Hussey JM, English D, Thompson R, Litrownik A, et al. (2008) 
The importance of early neglect for childhood aggression
Pediatrics: vol.121, p.725-31.