Faculty

Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Marlene Miller, MD

Marlene Miller, MD

Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Miller's Bio

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Faculty

Nancy Roizen, MD

Nancy Roizen, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Division of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology, Chair of Pediatric Promotions
Academic interests: Workforce issues, Down syndrome and other syndromes, hearing loss, ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders
Fellowship role: Fellowship Director, attending in Fellows' Continuity Clinics, Down Syndrome Clinic, DBP Clinics, Rainbow Autism Diagnostic Clinic, and main mentor for fellows

Dr. Roizen's Bio

 Christine Barry, PhD

Christine Barry, PhD

Neuropsychologist, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Autism spectrum disorders, genetic disorders, neurological/medical disorders, as well as complicated ADHD, and learning and language disorders
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching, mentoring of fellows, and case consultation

Dr. Barry's Bio

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Erin Babbit, PsyD

Neuropsychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Cognitive outcomes of traumatic brain injury/stroke, assessment of complex concussion, cognitive effects of tumor/cancer treatments, and autism in older kids and adults
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching, mentoring of fellows, and case consultation

Dr. Babbit's Bio

Susan Bowen, PhD

Susan Bowen, PhD

Neuropsychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Impact of medical and neurological conditions on children's cognitive functioning; Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with congenital heart disorders (CHD); sickle cell disease, other medical/neurological diagnoses like epilepsy, cancer and genetic/chromosomal anomalies
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching, mentoring of fellows, and case consultation

Dr. Bowen's Bio

Denise Bothe, MD

Denise Bothe, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology, Director of Global Health Track for Pediatric Residency
Academic interests: Developmental and/or behavioral problems; anxiety problems/stress management, school issues/ADHD, fetal alcohol spectrum syndrome
Fellowship role: Attending in DBP clinics, Adoption Clinic, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Clinic

Dr. Bothe's Bio

Kimberly Burkhart, PhD

Kimberly Burkhart, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic Interests: Autism spectrum disorder, integrated care, parent training, stress management, violence prevention and intervention
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and clinical and research mentoring of fellows; supervision of fellows in behavioral/cognitive-behavioral and parent training psychology clinics

Dr. Burkhart's Bio

Marie Clark, MD, MPH

Marie Clark, MD, MPH

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology, Director of Advocacy Track for Pediatric Residency
Academic interests: NICU follow-up; medical-legal partnerships, advocacy
Fellowship role: Supervising in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics clinic

Dr. Clark's Bio

Elizabeth Diekroger, MD

Elizabeth Diekroger, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: ADHD in low SES populations, school concerns
Fellowship role: Supervising fellows in DBP Clinics and ABC Clinic, research mentor for fellows

Dr. Diekroger's Bio

Rebecca Hazen, PhD

Rebecca Hazen, PhD

Psychologist, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology, Chair of Pediatric IRB
Academic interests: Pediatric Psychology; chronic illness, toileting, ethics
Fellowship role: Supervising fellows in Toileting Clinic, Research mentor for fellows

Dr. Hazen's Bio

Howard Hall, PhD, PsyD

Howard Hall, PhD, PsyD

Psychologist, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic Interests: Pediatric Psychology, Biofeedback, Hypnosis
Fellowship role: Supervising fellows in inpatient psychophysiologic consults

Dr. Hall's Bio

 Jane Holan, MD

Jane Holan, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Developmental delay, autistic spectrum disorders, Down syndrome
Fellowship role: Attending in Cranio-Facial clinics and Myelomeningocele clinics

Dr. Holan's Bio

Alissa Huth-Bocks, PhD

Alissa Huth-Bocks, PhD

Psychologist, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Infant and early childhood mental health including the early signs and symptoms of emotional, social and behavioral problems; parent-child relationship problems
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and mentoring of fellows

Dr. Huth-Bocks's Bio

 Carolyn Ievers-Landis, PhD

Carolyn Ievers-Landis, PhD

Psychologist, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Pediatric sleep, pediatric obesity treatment using Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), sociocultural attitudes towards appearance and depressed mood in adolescent females with obesity, bullying in children with chronic medical conditions, food allergies, and psychological flexibility/bullying
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and mentoring of fellows. Supervision of fellows in sleep clinic and Pathways Towards Wellness program.

Dr. Ievers-Landis's Bio

Shanna Kralovic, DO

Shanna Kralovic, DO

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology, Director of Mental Health Track for Pediatric Residency
Academic interests: Autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, anxiety and resident education
Fellowship role: Attending in Continuity clinics, Rainbow Autism Diagnostic Clinic, and Fellows' Continuity Clinic

Dr. Kralovic's Bio

Katherine Myers, DO

Katherine Myers, DO, MPH

Developmental-behavioral Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Transition to adulthood for children with special needs; Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders
Fellowship role: Assistant Fellowship Director, Attending in DBP clinics/Transition clinic

Dr. Myers's Bio

Robert Needlman, MD

Robert Needlman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
Academic interests: Reach out and Read, The Dr. Spock Company
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and mentoring of fellows

Karen Olness, MD

Karen Olness, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Professor Emerita of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University
Academic interests: Developmental and/or behavioral problems; children's special needs in complex humanitarian disasters; international adoption
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching; mentoring

Catherine Scherer, DO

Catherine Scherer, DO

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic Interests: Language Delays, Academic Achievement, ADHD, ASD, Improving systems between specialists and DBP
Fellowship role: Attending in DBP Clinics, mentor for fellows, board review

Dr. Scherer's Bio

Sarah Cain Spannagel, PhD

Sarah Cain Spannagel, PhD

Psychologist, Clinical Instructor, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic Interests: Autism
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and mentoring of fellows, supervision in Rainbow Autism Diagnostic Clinic.

Dr. Spannagel's Bio

 Rachel Tangen, PhD

Rachel Tangen, PhD

Neuropsychologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic Interests: Pediatric Neuropsychology; epilepsy, cochlear implants
Fellowship role: Didactic teaching and mentoring of fellows

Dr. Tangen's Bio

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Hudson G. Taylor, PhD

Neuropsychologist, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Academic interests: Pediatric Neuropsychology
Fellowship role: Research mentor

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