Alice Caldwell


Alice Caldwell


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Hospitalist


I graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Zoology, graduated from MCG School of Medicine, completed a pediatric residency at MCG and now I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Newborn Nursery at AUMC.

  • (706) 721-2456
  • BG 2130


  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 1981

  • BS, Zoology/Animal Biology Duke University, 1976


  • PHY State of GA, 1983

  • ABPEDS American Brd of Pediatrics, 1989

Awards & Honors

  • AAP CME/CPD Award 2013

  • Nominated for Breastfeeding Friendly Physician of the Year 2013

  • AAP CME/CPD Award 2012

  • AAP CME/CPD Award 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5000

    Basic Clkshp in PEDS
  • PEDS 5014

    Newborn Nursery Sub-I

Teaching Interests

Newborn hospital medicine, well child care, newborn medical conditions, breast feeding, public health and legislation, prevention of child and adolescent use of e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of the Sleep SAAF Responsive Parenting Intervention on Rapid Weight Gain: A Randomized Clinical Trial of African American Families, 2022
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Electronic Cigarettes: Concerns, Unknowns Remain, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Smoking Cessation: The Pediatrician’s Role, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Pilot Study to Assess the Impact of a Newborn Safety Intervention, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Prevention of traumatic brain injury in youth and adolescents, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Publishing 3 articles in Pediatrics in May 2023: Protecting Children and Adolescents From Tobacco and NIcotine: Clinical Report, Policy Statement, and Technical Report

Research study in conjunction with UGA on feeding and child care in first time African American mothers

Department Service

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Newborn Nursery 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Perinatal Quality Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Georgia Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Georgia Public Health Association - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Immunizations and Breastfeeding, Georgia Chapter, AAP 2009 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Nominating Committee, Georgia Chapter, AAP 2010 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member