Kristelle Lavallee Collins is the Senior Content Strategist at the Digital Wellness Lab (DWL) at Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as the child development expert at Mediatrics Inc., and the second half of the Ask the Mediatrician podcast. Ms. Lavallee Collins has co-authored numerous journal articles, book chapters and academic papers and her work has been presented at psychological, communications, and education conferences around the world. She is an adjunct professor of psychology at Gordon College and an instructor of health communications at Tufts University. Ms. Lavallee Collins speaks locally and internationally to clinician, parent, educator, tech, and community groups about the influence and importance of media and media literacy on family and child health.
Prior to joining the Digital Wellness Lab, Ms. Lavallee Collins worked as a private school teacher at the Park Street School in Boston, and later as an Associate Producer at KidsCOOK Productions. Ms. Lavallee holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communication Arts from Gordon College and an M.A. in Child Study and Human Development from Tufts University.