Beth E. Harvey, MD, FAAP

Beth E. Harvey, MD, FAAP, joined the Board of BestStart Washington in 2012 and is a pediatrician with South Sound Pediatrics in her hometown of Olympia. She earned her bachelor’s and medical degrees from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and completed her residency at Primary Children’s at the University of Utah, where she ran an Americorps project focusing on healthcare access for the Hispanic community. After serving as Chief Resident at Primary Children’s, she returned home in 1997 to join the practice that cared for her as a child. A former President of the Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Dr. Harvey serves on the Boards of the Washington Vaccine Association and Seattle Children’s Care Network. Her interests are in improving the quality of children’s healthcare through system improvements and focusing on mental health, structured screening and connecting families to the services that they need.