Division Highlights - Developmental Pediatrics

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics has over 25 different clinical programs for children who have, or are at risk for, developmental disorders or delays.

Our research, much of which is based at the Waisman Center, advances knowledge about human development.

Our faculty also provide training in neurodevelopmental disabilities through graduate and postgraduate programs at the University of Wisconsin.

2009 Highlights

  • Clinic visits increased 40% over last year's volume.
  • Christina Iyama-Kurtycz, MD, collaborated with a multidisciplinary team at the Waisman Center to establish the Fragile X Syndrome Clinic.
  • The division received additional funding for autism services from the Health Resource Service Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
  • Two new clinical psychologists joined the division.


Lawrence C. Kaplan, MD, ScM


Christina M. Iyama-Kurtycz, MD

Associate Professor