Dr. Nusheen Ameenuddin

Mayo Clinic

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Ameenuddin is the chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media. She is also a pediatrician with extensive clinical experience in how communications and media impact children. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in the Division of Community Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. During routine well-child visits, Dr. Ameenuddin invests significant time in conversations with children, teens, and their parents about the safe and appropriate use of digital media. She answers their questions and counsels them as they make difficult decisions about how to set boundaries with their devices. She is also passionate about advocating for underserved populations and immigrant populations who face systemic barriers to realizing optimal health and achieving their full potential.