Dr. Janice Pride-Boone is a Board-Certified, Harvard-trained Pediatrician and
Certified Marriage and Family Therapist with additional training in Christian
Counseling. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in
Boston, MA and completed her residency at Johns Hopkins University Hospital
in Baltimore, MD and Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where she was
recognized as "Most Outstanding Teaching Resident". She received her
undergraduate degree in Biology with Honors from Barnard College of
Columbia University in New York City.
Dr. Pride-Boone is a specialist in pediatric obesity whose career spans over 30 years, having practiced, taught, managed and lead pediatric medicine in various settings from private practices, hospitals, public health clinics, public schools and universities, to correctional institutions for youth. Dr. Pride-Boone was recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for her leadership in obesity, being appointed a Member of the AAP Subcommittee on Obesity and designated as an AAP coach in 2011.
Dr. Pride-Boone, has worked in the the Capital Region of upstate New York for a number of years and was awarded Physician of the Year Award in 2015. Dr. Pride-Boone has also practiced in New Orleans, LA and Memphis, TN where she was an early provider in the area of pediatric obesity. In 2003 while operating her own practice in New Orleans and seeing increasingly high rates of pediatric obesity and obesity-related diseases among teens and pre-teens, Dr. Pride-Boone founded Strong Me!, Inc., a Family-Focused Weight Management Program which continues to provide counseling to families.
Married to a business executive, Dr. Pride-Boone has also practiced in Las Vegas, Nevada, California, New Mexico and Atlantic City, New Jersey. She currently practices at CHP Berkshire Pediatrics and is a member of their Social Justice and Health Equities Sub-Committee.
Dr. Pride-Boone has been married for 42 years to Jerry Boone, the former Commissioner of the NYS Tax Department and Department of Civil Service. They are the proud parents of three successful children and now a grandmother. She enjoys reading, walking dogs, gardening and the study of Comparative Religions.