Thomas L. Young, MD

Clinical interests

  • Community Health
  • Community Pediatrics
  • General Pediatrics
  • School-Linked Health Care

Thomas L. Young, MD


My name is Thomas Young; I received my medical degree from the University of Louisville, School of Medicine. I completed a pediatric residency at Riley Children’s Hospital at the University of Indiana. I completed a fellowship in community pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. I serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Council on School Health and lead the UK Pediatric Global Health Program.

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics


University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis

Community Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

Kentucky Clinic
Second Floor, Wing D
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Perman JA, Young TL, Stines E, Hamon J, Turner LM, Rowe MG.
    A community-driven obesity prevention and intervention in an elementary school.
    J Ky Med Assoc. 2008 Mar;106(3):104-8.
  2. Young TL, Ireson C.
    Effectiveness of school-based telehealth care in urban and rural elementary schools.
    Pediatrics. 2003 Nov;112(5):1088-94.
  3. Young TL, D'angelo SL, Davis J.
    Impact of a school-based health center on emergency department use by elementary school students.
    J Sch Health. 2001 May;71(5):196-8.
  4. Young TL, Zimmerman R.
    Clueless: parental knowledge of risk behaviors of middle school students.
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998 Nov;152(11):1137-9.
  5. Simpson KJ, Young TL.
    The Harrison Healthy Kids Center: a comprehensive elementary school-based health program.
    J Sch Health. 1998 Mar;68(3):116-9.

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