Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
The Child Development program provides diagnostic, medical and therapeutic services to children with developmental and/or behavioral disturbances and children at risk for such disturbances. In cooperation with other clinicians within the University setting, services are coordinated to offer specialized interventions from a multidisciplinary perspective. Collaborating clinicians including pediatric subspecialists, mental health professionals, social workers, nutritionists, and therapists specializing in speech/language, audiology and rehabilitation. The Division also works closely with community agencies and local school districts and provides advocacy to families negotiating needed services and accommodations.
Janice Prontnicki, MD, Division Director
Walter Zahorodny, MD