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Laura Edwards

Laura Edwards, MD, PhD Pediatrician

1801 W. Windsor
Champaign, Il 61822
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I want my patients to feel like they are listened to, well-cared for, and that we are all on a team to keep them healthy. I strive to be down to earth and approachable to patients and their families. With a PhD in Community Health, I have the privilege of looking at health as multi-dimensional. My goal is to help children and adolescents develop into healthy, well-functioning adults within the context of their families, schools, and communities at large.

Residency

Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children, Methodist, and Eskenazi Hospitals and clinics. 

Medical School

MD/PhD from the Medical Scholars Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign PhD in Community Health

Education

BA in Psychology, University of Virginia

Certification

Board Certified in Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics 

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, American Physician Scientists Association, and the American College of Preventive Medicine

Get to know Laura Edwards

Why I Became a Medical Provider

I am from a large extended family and have always loved children. While working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after college, I also became interested in health and wellness. Pediatrics was a natural fit for me! I can’t think of a better job than helping children through the difficult times or illnesses in their lives, while also encouraging their physical, mental, social, and emotional health.

Additional Locations
Champaign, IL

Christie Clinic on Windsor

1801 West Windsor Road

Champaign, IL 61822

(217) 366-1200--Main Phone Number

(217) 366-8130--Convenient Care

(217) 366-5434--Internal Medicine

(217) 366-1257--Pediatrics 

(217) 366-6104--Family Medicine

(217) 366-1372--Rheumatology

(217) 366-7460--Transformations

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