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Developmental Pediatrics


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Lisa Herzig, MD
lisa.herzig@uw.edu

Responsibilities: Dr. Herzig is a developmental pediatrician and assistant professor at University of Washington School of Medicine and an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She is the clinical director of the Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic and the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic, both located at the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD). She also serves as the medical director at Kindering and provides clinical care in the Neurodevelopmental Clinic at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Her research interests focus on children with Down syndrome, congenital heart disease or other medically complex/genetic conditions and associated access to appropriate developmental surveillance and health supervision.

     
Anne Leavitt  

Anne Leavitt, MD
anneleav@uw.edu
206.598.7889

Responsibilities: Dr. Leavitt sees patients in several settings. At the Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) at the University of Washington, Dr. Leavitt is the co-director of the Cristine M. Trahms Program for Phenylketonuria (PKU). She also evaluates children in the Congenital Hypothyroidism Follow-up Clinic, and the Child Development Clinic, with a special interest in Prader-Willi Syndrome. Dr. Leavitt provides clinical care at the Seattle Children's Autism Center and serves as medical director at Boyer Children's Clinic. She also writes and edits Child Health Notes.

     
Sue Livingstone  

Sue Livingstone, MD
sliving@uw.edu
206-598-7889

Responsibilities: Dr. Livingstone is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician (DBP) and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics who currently sees children for diagnostic evaluations at the interdisciplinary Child Development Clinic at the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington. She also sees children for diagnostic evaluations and clinical care management at the Autism Center, Seattle Children's Hospital.

     
Emily Myers  

Emily Myers, MD
Emily.Myers@seattlechildrens.org

Responsibilities: Dr. Myers is a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician and assistant professor at University of Washington School of Medicine and an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She is the Clinical Director of the Infant Developmental Follow Up Clinic at the Center on Human Development and Disability. She also serves as Medical Director at Boyer Children’s Clinic Early Intervention Center, and provides clinical care at Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Neurodevelopmental Clinic. Dr. Myers is the Associate Fellowship Program Director for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her research interests include the education of medical trainees in the field of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

     
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Katherine TeKolste, MD
kat423@uw.edu
206.598.6804

Responsibilities: Dr. TeKolste is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician. She is retired, but on a part-time, emeritus status continues to contribute as co-director of the Medical Home Partnerships Project. In that capacity, she works on Universal Developmental Screening and connection to needed supports and services through collaborative efforts to implement ‘Help Me Grow Washington’, a National Help Me Grow affiliate. She participates in the WCAAP Pediatric Transformation Team; Essentials for Childhood Workgroup on Services, Systems and Implementation; Frontiers of Innovation First 1000 Days; and the Central Washington Developmental Screening Workgroup. She continues to review, edit and occasionally author the quarterly Child Health Notes. She remains interested in efforts to improve children’s and families’ health through the Medical Home Neighborhood Team of the Pediatric – Transforming Care in Practice Initiative (P-TCPI), targeting work statewide with primary care providers, health departments, community providers and Accountable Communities of Health.

     
William O. Walker, Jr.  

William O. Walker, Jr. MD
wotisw@uw.edu
206.987.2590

Responsibilities: William O. Walker, Jr., is the Robert A. Aldrich Endowed Professor in Birth Defects and Mental Retardation (Pediatrics), University of Washington School of Medicine. He is the Chief, Division of Developmental Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) and the Co-Interim Director, Clinical Training Unit and the UW LEND training grant.

His clinical activities include patient care at Seattle Children’s Hospital and throughout the WWAMI region, including Alaska.

A major focus of his professional work has been on the training of pediatric specialists and subspecialists. He has been an invited speaker at national and international meetings related to the clinical, academic and programmatic aspects of developmental disability care and research.

Dr. Walker has worked to emphasize the importance of identification and collaboration across agencies utilizing multidisciplinary models to successfully deliver ambulatory and community based health care support and to improve the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. His previous experience as a research PI includes single and multisite research collaborations that have emphasized the application of the ICF (WHO) concepts of activity and participation in the provision of health care to this population.

     
 
       

 
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