Children’s Book Author, Song Writer and Ukulele Player
Dr. Meg Marino writes books and songs that promote the development of emotional intelligence and empathy in children. She is currently writing her first album of children’s songs inspired by Chepecho. She is also working on her next book about Chepecho which will be available at the end of 2019. She is a pediatric emergency medicine specialist which means she cares for children in the pediatric emergency department. She teaches paramedics, EMTs, and the community how to improve the care kids receive outside of the hospital. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed Pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital Colorado and fellowship training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Texas Children’s Hospital where she served as chief fellow. When she isn’t writing or taking care of children in the Pediatric Emergency Department, she enjoys traveling, swing dancing and playing the Ukulele. She was born and raised in New Orleans where she currently lives with her family. Learn more about Dr. Meg Marino on her website.