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Kathleen Braden MD

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DivisionDevelopment & Behavioral Pediatrics

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    Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, United StatesBALiberal Arts
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, United StatesMD

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    Academic Background


    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. 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. PMID: 12695228.
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