Robert Sege, M.D, PhD is a practicing pediatrician and the Chief Medical Officer at Health Resources in Action. He serves as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Knowledge to Action think tank on child maltreatment prevention. He led the development of Connected Kids: Safe, Strong Secure program for the American Academy of Pediatrics, and received the American Academy of Pediatrics’ 2008 Fellow Achievement Award for his work on youth violence prevention. Robert teaches about evidence-based approaches to child maltreatment and violence prevention that use new scientific knowledge to support parents, children and teens in realizing their hopes and dreams. He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale College, his doctorate from MIT and his MD from Harvard Medical School.