Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities

Kathryn Ellerbeck, M.D., MPH, FAAP

Director, LEND
Primary office:
Center for Child Health and Development
University of Kansas Medical Center



University of Missouri-Kansas City: Bachelor of arts/doctor of medicine
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health: Master of public health
Consortium for Health Education and Children's Mercy Hospital: Internal medicine/pediatrics residency
Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health: Preventive medicine residency
University of Maryland Medical System: Academic fellowship in developmental-behavioral pediatrics

Clinical interests

Diagnosis and management of autism and other developmental disabilities • Improving systems for children with autism • Teaching behavior and development.

Research interests

Drug trials for individuals with Fragile X syndrome • Collaboration across systems to improve the medical home for children with autism • Sex differences in autism spectrum disorder.

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