Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics

Looking for a Fellowship Program in Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics?

The Division of Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics & Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville is a unique tertiary center that provides center-based and outreach diagnostic evaluations and treatment to infants and children with, or at risk for, developmental disabilities, congenital anomalies, genetic disorders, autism, organic behavior disorders (ADHD) and learning disabilities, as well as genetic counseling to adults.

State-of-the-art treatment programs serve children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and/or feeding disorders. Comprehensive care of children with inborn errors of metabolism is provided through medical and dietary management and enzyme infusion.

The staff actively participate in training the next generation of professionals involved in the care of these individuals and is involved in clinical research in both developmental-behavioral pediatrics and genetics at the Norton Children's Medical Group - Weisskopf Center in downtown Louisville, Kentucky.  They maintain national, state and local prominence through their many unique programs.

Funding

The Division of Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics is supported by a variety of public and private sources.  We would like to say thank you to:

Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services: Division for Adult & Child Health

Kosair Charities

WHAS Crusade for Children

Division of Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics & Genetics

Administrative Assistant:Fellowship Coordinator:
Patricia FadelWendy Hilton
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Fax: 502-852-9206

Academic Office:
Kosair Charities Pediatrics Center
571 S. Floyd Street, Suite 200, Louisville, KY  40202

Clinical Outpatient Office:
Norton Children's Medical Group - Weisskopf Center
Novak Center for Children's Health
411 E. Chestnut Street, Level 2, Louisville, KY 40202


Faculty

Alexander Asamoah, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director - Genetics

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Margaret Calvery, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Joseph Hersh, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief, Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics
Medical Director, Cytogenetics Lab

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Maria P. Mendoza, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Lonnie L. Sears, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics

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Scott Tomchek, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Division Chief, Division of Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics and Genetics
Medical Director, Developmental Services
Medical Director, UofL Autism Center

 


P. Gail Williams, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics Pediatrics Program

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Developmental - Behavioral Specialty Service Lines and Programs

Feeding Disorders Program

 

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Clinic

 

Fragile X Clinic

 

Nutrition Services

Developmental - Behavioral Fellowship Program

The Developmental - Behavioral Fellowship Program at the University of Louisville is a three-year program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).  The fellowship program focuses on preparing fellows for patient care, teaching, research and scholarship, leadership and advocacy in the field of Developmental - Behavioral Pediatrics.

Our program is located in the Norton Children's Medical Group - Weisskopf Center which was established in 1966 and provides state-of-the-art interdisciplinary diagnostic and treatment services for children with developmental and genetic disorders.  Our faculty and clinicians include developmental-behavioral pediatricians, psychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and social workers.

Fellows receive exceptional clinical training in our rich interdisciplinary environment.  They will provide evaluation and care for children with a range of developmental and behavioral conditions such as autism, developmental delay, feeding disorders, learning disability, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Fragile X syndrome, Tourette’s disorder, behavior and mood disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Visit the Developmental - Behavioral Fellowship Program section of our website for more information about the application process, benefits, and more.