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Elizabeth Childs, Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress in Mass. Fourth District

Elizabeth Childs, a Brookline resident and former Commissioner of Mental Health under Gov. Mitt Romney, is hoping to win the Republican nomination for the Fourth Congressional District in tomorrow's primary.

As we gear up for Thursday's primary, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Republican candidate Elizabeth Childs:

General Information

Name : Dr. Elizabeth Childs
Also known as : Beth
Age : 51
Place of residence : Brookline, MA



Attended college : Yes
College : Mount Holyoke College
Degree : A.B. [Editor's note: This is a Bachelor of Arts Degree]
Year of graduation : 1982

Grad school

University : Harvard Kennedy School
Degree : M.P.A. [Master in Public Administration]
Year of graduation : 2008

Ph D.

University : University of Cincinnati Medical School
Area of research : M.D.
Year of graduation : 1986

Employment Information

Job titles held : Commissioner of Mental Health, Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist; Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Chief of Psychiatry, Carney Hospital; National Institute of Mental Health Advisory Council; Psychiatric Consultant, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Employers : Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Self-Employed; Carney Hospital; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Political Information

Party affiliation : Republican
Running for a: Federal office
Running for position: Congress - Fourth District
Chamber/district: Fourth
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : Brookline School Committee, Brookline Town Meeting
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : N/A

Party HQ

Address 157 Walnut Street
Brookline, MA

Campaign Manager

Name : Aaron D'Elia
Title : Campaign Manager


Website : childsforcongress.com
Twitter : @childs4congress
Facebook : Elizabeth Childs; Elizabeth Childs for Congress
Youtube : Elizabeth Childs for Congress

Other facts

Committed to comprehensive tax reform; working in a bi-partisan manner to find solutions to America's fiscal and economic crisis.

Newton Patch is running profiles on all six Fourth District candidates running in this Thursday's primary:


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