Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology

The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology is a multidisciplinary division that includes developmental-behavioral pediatricians who provide evaluation and medical management of a variety of developmental/behavioral problems such as autism, ADHD, and anxiety; clinical psychologists who provide psychological evaluation and treatment for behavioral and emotional problems related to sleep, trauma, pain, anxiety, and chronic conditions; and pediatric neuropsychologists who assess children with learning and school-related problems resulting from learning disabilities, head injuries, neurological problems and chronic physical conditions. 

The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology has strong research interests including:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • anxiety
  • Down syndrome
  • chronic health conditions such as cancer, sickle cell disease, epilepsy, and diabetes
  • sequelae of traumatic brain injury
  • extreme preterm birth 

There are two fellowship programs in the division: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship and Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship.