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Dr. Jennifer ShuDR. JENNIFER SHU Dr. Jennifer Shu is a pediatrician in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also a mom and practices part time at Children's Medical Group. She's passionate about working with families to help them build healthy habits. She says continuing good habits is much easier than breaking bad habits.

Shu earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. She specialized in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco.

Her experience includes working in private practice, as well as working in an academic medical center. She served as director of the normal newborn nursery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire.

Shu is also an author, consultant and frequent media guest. She is a co-author of "Food Fights" and "Heading Home with Your Newborn" and was editor for the American Academy of Pediatrics' "Baby and Child Health."

Shu enjoys music, skiing, reading, sudoku and eating out. Her Web site is


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