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Dr. Peter C. Raffalli

2017 Speaker

DR. PETER C. RAFFALLI is the founder and director of the Bullying and Cyberbullying Prevention and Advocacy Collaborative (BACPAC) at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is also the pediatric associate to the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC) at Bridgewater State University, which conducts research in the area of peer victimization and provides information and training to schools on the topic of bullying and cyber bullying detection, prevention and intervention. As a full-time attending child neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, Raffalli’s current primary focus is on outpatient pediatric neurological clinical care. Raffalli also teaches as faculty attending for a weekly general child neurology clinic at the main campus of Children’s, supervising and teaching the pediatric neurology residents, general pediatric residents, and medical students seeing patients. Since 2004, he has also contributed his clinical knowledge and expertise to nine publications by participating in clinical investigations of autism and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Raffalli’s clinical experience informs his work in developing innovative programs to provide the best possible care for children. His overarching goal is to continue building relationships with schools and parents through the BACPAC program to address the bullying issue by creating awareness, providing tools and resources, and promoting understanding of the role of behavioral disorders in bullying situations. @bostonchildrens