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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide excellence in patient care, research, education and service especially as related to developmental and behavioral problems in children and to child health disparities. We strive to accomplish our mission while embracing the core values of community, family, respect, responsibility, and diversity. Find out more about our division!

Our Division Chief

Sheila Gahagan MD/MPH

Sheila Gahagan is a subspecialty board certified, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and an epidemiologist whose research is aimed at understanding health disparities in child growth and development.

Remembering                     Dr. Nader

Our beloved founder, colleague and friend, Phil Nader, MD, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2017. His passing is a great loss to our University and to our community as a whole. Dr. Nader will be profoundly missed by everyone whose lives he touched.