Laura Houser, MD
Position title: Professor
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Division of Global Pediatrics
600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792-4108
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 265-5835
BA, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin
MD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Faculty Development Program, Primary Care, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Capstone, Global Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Dr. Laura Houser is a clinical professor in the Divisions of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and the Division of Global Pediatrics. Her advocacy work focuses on advocacy education, anti-racism, and dyslexia support. She targets her education efforts to residents, fellows, and clinical faculty. She is a member of the department’s IDEAA (inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and anti-racism) Committee and the Health Equity Rounds Planning Committee. Additionally, Houser is an active participant Docs For Dyslexia, where she advocates for better educational support for children with dyslexia and teaches medical providers about resources for patients with concerns for dyslexia.
Houser is a pediatrician who cares for children from birth to college, including patients with medical complexity. She has special interests in breastfeeding, international adoption, and mental health.