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    Kathleen Braden MD

    TitleProfessor Emeritus
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentPediatrics
    AddressEunice Kennedy Shriver Center
    465 Medford Street, Suite 500
    Charlestown MA 02129
    Phone774-455-6523
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      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentLEND Program

      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentShriver Center

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        Academic Background

        Education

        B.A., Barnard College of Columbia University, 1971
        M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1978

        Current appointments:

        Director,Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental & Related Disabilities (LEND), University of Massachusetts Medical School Shriver Center

        Clinical Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, UMass Medical School

        Kathleen Braden, Ph.D.Research Interests:

        • Work internationally with children with or at risk for developmental disabilities
          • Mpilonhle Project, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Development of Health Education Curriculum and in-school health support system for students in 12 rural high schools at risk for HIV, pregnancy.
          • Asenze Project, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Measure the incidence and prevalence of developmental disabilities and the status of HIV in 2000 preschool children.

        Professional Interests:

        • Curriculum development
          • Distance learning curriculum for medical residents on autism
          • Interdisciplinary curriculum and evaluation clinic for children with developmental disabilities and mental health concerns
          • Curriculum on developmental disabilities for Family Medicine residents
        • Disability related legislative issues at the federal level
        • Early identification of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder


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        1. Roberts SD, Kerth CR, Braden KW, Rankins DL, Kriese-Anderson L, Prevatt JW. Finishing steers on winter annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.) with varied levels of corn supplementation I: effects on animal performance, carcass traits, and forage quality. J Anim Sci. 2009 Aug; 87(8):2690-9.
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        2. Braden KW, Blanton JR, Montgomery JL, van Santen E, Allen VG, Miller MF. Tasco supplementation: effects on carcass characteristics, sensory attributes, and retail display shelf-life. J Anim Sci. 2007 Mar; 85(3):754-68.
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        3. Kerth CR, Braden KW, Cox R, Kerth LK, Rankins DL. Carcass, sensory, fat color, and consumer acceptance characteristics of Angus-cross steers finished on ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) forage or on a high-concentrate diet. Meat Sci. 2007 Feb; 75(2):324-31.
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        4. Braden KW, Blanton JR, Allen VG, Pond KR, Miller MF. Ascophyllum nodosum supplementation: a preharvest intervention for reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in feedlot steers. J Food Prot. 2004 Sep; 67(9):1824-8.
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        5. Braden K, Swanson S, Di Scala C. Injuries to children who had preinjury cognitive impairment: a 10-year retrospective review. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Apr; 157(4):336-40.
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