Dr. Falusi currently serves as President of the DC Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (DC AAP) and as a member of national AAP’s Diversity and Inclusion committee. Dr. Falusi has spoken at past AAP annual National Conference and Exhibitions on the topics of urban poverty and social determinants of health, and she regularly provides testimony on local and national levels to promote child health and well-being.
Dr. Falusi attended medical school at the University of Virginia and completed residency and chief residency at Children’s National Medical Center. During her training at Children’s National, and currently in her daily role as a pediatrician, she has often focused practices to reduce disparities: promoting positive parenting, screening for developmental delays, and forming community linkages with agencies that work to address school readiness and mitigate the effects of poverty.
Dr. Falusi’s professional interests and activities include early childhood development, obesity and nutrition education, minority and immigrant health, and precepting trainees in the office setting. Her greatest passion is spending quality time with her husband Yemi and their infant daughter.