Marie A. Clark, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a pediatric Developmental and Behavioral specialist in the Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology. She is the Assistant Residency Program Director for Advocacy Education for the Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program and an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Dr. Clark’s special interests include follow-up care of premature infants, advocacy and community health, global health, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder, school difficulties and developmental delay. She is board certified in pediatrics.
Dr. Clark completed her undergraduate studies at Kent State University, Kent, OH, and earned her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC. She completed a residency in pediatrics and was a chief resident at the Boston Combined Program in Pediatrics – Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA. She has previously worked in the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA, and at a federally qualified health center, Eisner Pediatric and Family Medical Center, in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Inspired by the great need for developmental and behavioral services for the patients she saw in primary care, Dr. Clark then returned to training and completed a fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY.
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Academic Pediatric Association and the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Dr. Clark was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society in 2003 and selected as a member of the Educational Scholars Program of the Academic Pediatric Association in 2009. She was inducted into the Leo Davidoff Educational Society at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2014. She is a 2013 – 2014 recipient of a CaseCAN grant to develop a Medical-Legal Partnership to help address the unmet health-harming legal needs of patients.