FACULTY

UMMS-SHRIVER Center Leadership Education In Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program

Administration

Kathleen Braden, MD
Director, UMMS-Shriver LEND Program; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School(UMMS); Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University Medical School; Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Management, Suffolk University. Faculty page

Carol Curtin, MSW
Associate Director & Training Director, UMMS-Shriver LEND; Associate Director, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Programs; Research Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health, UMMS; Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Management, Suffolk University. Faculty page

UMMS Faculty & Staff

Mary Ahn, MD
Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Residency Program, UMMS.

Linda G. Bandini, PhD
Director of Nutrition, LEND Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMMS; Clinical Professor, Sargent College of Allied Health Professions, Boston University. Link to faculty page

Alexander Blount, EdD
Director of Behavioral Science; Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, UMMS. Faculty page

Jean Frazier, MD
Vice Chair of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Robert M. & Shirley S. Siff Chair in Autism; Professor of Psychiatry, UMMS. Faculty page

Elaine Gabovitch, MPA
Director of Family Centered Initiatives, LEND and UCEDD programs; Instructor, Family Medicine & Community Health, UMMS. Faculty page

James Gleason, MS, PT
Director of Physical Therapy LEND Program; Associate Director, Shriver UCEDD; Instructor in Pediatrics, UMMS; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University; Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Management, Suffolk University. Faculty page

Carol Imposimato
Administrative Assistant, Shriver LEND and UCEDD programs.

David Levoy, MD
Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry, UMMS

Linda Long-Bellil, PhD, JD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine & Community Health; Project Director, Disability Health and Employment Policy Group, UMMS

Margaret Manning, PhD
Psychologist; Instructor in Psychiatry, UMMS

John Rochford, MS
Director, New England INDEX; Director of Technology, UMMS Shriver Center

Susan Swanson. MS, CCC-SLP
Speech/Language Pathologist, Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, UMMS

Lee Vorderer, MA
Director of Special Education, LEND Program; Instructor in Pediatrics and Psychiatry, UMMS; Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Management, Suffolk University; Adjunct Faculty, Psychology Department, University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Faculty page

Partners at the Moakley Center for Public Management, Suffolk University

Marie M. (Sandy) Matava, MPA
Director of the Moakley Center for Public Management; Clinical Professor of Public Management, Department of Public Management

Mark Andrews, MPA
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Public Management

Richard H. Beinecke, DPA, ACSW
Associate Professor of Public Administration; Department of Public Management

Les Cavicchi, MPA
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Public Management

Nicole Rivers, MPA
Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Management

Partners at the Center for Children with Special Needs, Tufts Medical Center

Monica Ultmann, MD
Medical Director, Center for Children with Special Needs; Chief, Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Ellen C. Perrin, MD
Director of Research, Center for Children with Special Needs; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Karen Miller, MD
Director of Training, Center for Children with Special Needs; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Bernadette Bentley, MA
Autism Specialist, Autism Consortium

Karen Bresnahan, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Roula Choueiri, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Catherine Davis, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Laurie Demmer, MD
Director of Genetics; Pediatrician

Adam Geyer, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker

Laurel Leslie, MD, MPH
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Catherine Mason, MEd
Educational Specialist

Kathleen Reilly, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

Sue Ponte, MS, RN
Nurse Practitioner

R. C. Sheldrick, PhD
Developmental Psychologist; Research Associate

Naomi Steiner, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Ludwig Erik von Hahn, MD
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Other Collaborators

Marilyn Augustyn, MD
Director of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA

John P. Morgan, DDS, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of General Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Director, Tufts Dental Facility for People with Disabilities

Mary Beth Kadlec, ScD, OTR-L
Occupational Therapist; Program Director, Mass General Hospital YouthCare Program; Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Tufts University

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