GUEST FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD AT 7:30PM – DR. NANCY ROIZEN
Nancy Roizen, M.D., has recently joined the staff of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital as a Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology. She most recently comes from the Cleveland Clinic where she was the Chief of Developmental Pediatrics and Pediatric Rehabilitation and the Chief of the Medical Staff at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation. Prior to coming to Cleveland in 2005, she has been faculty/staff at SUNY Upstate Medical University (3.5 years), University of Chicago (16 years), and Oakland Children’s Hospital (8 years) where she has always been the director of the residency rotation in developmental-behavioral pediatrics, directed the Down Syndrome Clinic and attended in the Child Development Clinic as well as clinics that have focused on specific populations (Zero to Three Clinic, Autism Clinic, ADHD Clinic, Congenital Toxoplasmosis Clinic, Spina Bifida Clinic, Medication Monitoring Clinic, Clinic for Children with Hearing Loss, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Neonatal Follow-up Clinic). She completed an internship in Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, a residency in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at the Kennedy-Krieger Institute (Johns Hopkins), and a fellowship in Behavioral Pediatrics at University of California, San Francisco. Academically, she has published 54 peer-reviewed articles and 40 more chapters, non-peer review articles, and books. Her research has been mainly in the clinical aspects of Down syndrome, congenital toxoplasmosis, velocardiofacial syndrome, and ADHD. Presently, she is a co-investigator on a study of autism in Down syndrome. She is an editor of the recently published, Children with Disabilities, 6th edition by Batshaw, Pellegrino, and Roizen (2007). She is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics and board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.