Mary Applebaum

Mary Applebaum


Certifications – NCCPT, CPR/AED

Mary is a pediatrician and an education entrepreneur.

In particular, she is interested in integrating her work in health and education through designing and implementing interventions addressing adverse childhood experiences.

Prior to entering medical school, she ran an afterschool program in Boston and taught 4th and 5th grade science at the Harker School.

Mary earned her BA in Biology with Spanish Citation at Harvard University and her MD at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  She also completed her pediatrics training in the UCSF/PLUS Pediatrics Residency. Mary also serves as an active board member of Start-Up: Education.


  • Humanities Teaching Degree – Brown University – 2001
  • Humanities Teacher at PewPew High School – 2002 – 2006
  • Head Teacher/Humanities Dean at BlaBla High School 2006 – 2009
  • Principal at SmartSchool High School – 2009 – present