Dr. Trumbull

IMG_5884Den A. Trumbull, MD, FCP
Den Trumbull is board certified in pediatrics and a Fellow of the American College of Pediatricians. Dr. Trumbull was born and raised in Panama City, Florida.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Chemistry at the University of Florida and then attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine for his medical degree.

After serving in the U. S. Air Force as a pediatrician for four years, Dr. Trumbull entered private practice in Montgomery in 1988. He and his wife, Nancy, have five adult children (four daughters and a son) and seven grandchildren. Dr. Trumbull has served on several short-term medical mission trips, taking one of his children along each time, to Honduras, Peru, Belize, Uganda, and Haiti. Den and Nancy attend Eastwood Presbyterian Church, where he is an elder.

Dr. Trumbull has a special interest in behavioral pediatrics and has written and spoken nationally on the topic of parenting. He is the author of the parenting book, Loving by Leading: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy and Responsible Children, in which he encourages parents to lead their children to healthy living and character development. Dr. Trumbull is also creator of the research-based parenting website, GoodParent.org. [clear-line]

University of Florida, 1977, B.S.
University of Miami, School of Medicine, 1981, M.D.

Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Alabama 1981-1982
University of Alabama – Birmingham, Al

Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Alabama 1982-1984
University of Alabama – Birmingham, Al

Alabama Board of Medical Examiners 1982 – 1984

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatrics 1985

Medical Practice
1984-1986 Pediatrician, Whiteman AFB, Missouri
1986-1988 Pediatrician, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
1988-present Pediatrician, Pediatric Healthcare, Montgomery, AL

Military Service:
U.S. Air Force, Major 1984-1988
Whiteman AFB, Missouri
Maxwell AFB, Alabama

Professional Societies:
Fellow, American College of Pediatricians
Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Christian Medical & Dental Associations

Positions Held:
– Chief, Department of Pediatrics 1985-1986
Whiteman AFB Hospital, Whiteman AFB, Missouri
– Chief, Department of Pediatrics 1987-1988
Air University Regional Hospital, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
– Chairman, Pediatric Section 1992-1994
Baptist Medical Center, Montgomery, Alabama
-Chairman of the Board 1997-2009
Montgomery Medical & Dental Fellowship
– School Board member 1998-2001
Trinity Presbyterian School, Montgomery, Alabama
– Vice President 2006-2010
– President 2011-2014
– Past President 2015-present
American College of Pediatricians

Presentations & Writings:
American Academy of Pediatrics News, August 1992
Pediatrics journal, “Corporal Punishment”, October 1994
American Academy of Pediatrics, District IV Meeting, November 1995
American Academy of Pediatrics News, April 1996
Pediatrics journal, Effects of Corporal Punishment, October 1996
“Spare the Rod?”, Family Policy, Family Research Council, October 1996
Disciplinary Spanking by Parents,” American Academy of Pediatrics, Annual Spring Meeting, San Diego, May 1997
Discipline of the Child,” American College of Pediatricians, 2007
Benefits of the Family Table,” American College of Pediatricians, 2014
Marriage and the Family,” American College of Pediatricians, 2014
Promoting the Myth of Safe Sex,” Letter to Editor, Pediatrics, September 2014
Loving by Leading: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy and Responsible Children, published October 2018

Interviews & Appearances:
Wisconsin Public Radio, Sept. 1992 & August 1997
Pediatric Management Journal, September 1993
Jerry Springer Show, January 1993
Parade Magazine, April 1994
Bob Grant Talk Show, ABC Radio, April 1994
KVI Seattle Talk Radio, May 1994
CBS “48 Hours” TV, January 1995
WSFA-TV Montgomery, June 1995
Pediatric News, September 1995 & September 1997
American Baby Magazine, November 1995
“Working Mom on the Run”, Syndicated Radio, Jan. 1996
Parenting Magazine, September 1996
TIME Magazine, “Spare the Rod? Maybe”, August 25, 1997
Fox News Network, Hannity & Colmes, August 1997
CNN News, June 2002
National Public Radio, Tavis Smiley Show, June 2004
Fox News Network, Fox & Friends, March 2005
MSNBC, Connected Coast to Coast, April 2005
Montel Williams Show, March 2007
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 2013
Washington Times, June 2013
American Family News, January 2014
World Magazine, April 2014
Medscape, August 2014
Al Jazeera, September, 2014
Family Life Today, October 2015

Dr. Trumbull’s Parenting Website: GoodParent.org