Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

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Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Richard Stevenson, MDOur division provides diagnostic services and therapeutic recommendations for a broad range of developmental and behavioral problems, from mild to severe, for children of all ages and young adults.

The Division operates within an interdisciplinary team setting at the UVA Children's Hospital and the new Battle Building. Various clinics are held daily, Monday to Friday, including: Acquired Brain Injury Clinic, ADHD Evaluation, Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinic, Cerebral Palsy Clinic, Children's Fitness Clinic, Developmental Consults, Down Syndrome, Feeding Program, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, and the Myelomeningocele Clinic.

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Faculty

Richard Stevenson, MD, Division Chief
Susan Anderson, MD
Alisa Bahl, PhD, BCBA-D
Miriam Halpern, MD
Valentina Intagliata, MD
Kenneth Norwood, MD
Rebecca Scharf, MD, MPH

Developmental Pediatrics Fellows

Katheryn Frazier, MD

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Lisa Cantore Letzkus, MSN, CPNP-AC, CCRN
Stephanie McNerney, MSN, PNP, RN

Administration

Department of Pediatrics
P.O. Box 800232
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0232
Phone: 434-924-8184
Fax: 434-924-2780

Division Chief
Richard Stevenson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Assistants
Carole Abel | Joanie Jernigan

Research Activities

  • Growth, bone health, and endocrine function in cerebral palsy
  • Genetic determinants of recovery from brain injury in infants
  • Endocrine dysfunction in children after traumatic brain injury
  • Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder
  • Health disparities, chronic illness, and developmental/behavioral co-morbidities
  • Constraint induced therapy in young children with hemiplegia

Fellowship Program

Explore our 3-year Fellowship Program in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics »

Director: Susan M. Anderson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Contact: Carole Abel, BSW
Phone: 434-924-5411