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The Apraxia Clinic is home to specialists with a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for your child's unique needs.
Susan E. Wiley, MD Co-Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Medicine
Co-Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Medicine
Pediatrician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Adjunct Associate Professor
Sensory loss (deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision)
Deafness associated with an additional disability
MD: University of Cincinnati, OH, 1994.
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati, OH.
Fellowship: Developmental Pediatrics, Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, Cincinnati, OH.
Certification: Pediatrics, 1997.
Certification: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 2002.
Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Grether S, Choo DI. Children with cochlear implants and developmental disabilities: A language skills study with developmentally matched hearing peers. Res Dev Disabil. 2010 Dec 1.
Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Grether S, Choo DI. Language performance in children with cochlear implants and additional disabilities. Laryngoscope. 2010 Feb;120(2):405-13. Wiley S, Meinzen-Derr J. Access to cochlear implant candidacy evaluations: who is not making it to the team evaluations? Int J Audiol. 2009 Feb;48(2):74-9. Wiley S, Meinzen-Derr J, Choo D. Auditory skills development among children with developmental delays and cochlear implants. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2008 Oct;117(10):711-8.
Meinzen-Derr J, Lim LH, Choo DI, Buyniski S, Wiley S. Pediatric hearing impairment caregiver experience: impact of duration of hearing loss on parental stress. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008 Nov;72(11):1693-703. Meinzen-Derr J, Wiley S, Creighton J, Choo D. Auditory Skills Checklist: clinical tool for monitoring functional auditory skill development in young children with cochlear implants. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007 Nov;116(11):812-8. Wiley S, Choo D, Meinzen-Derr J, Hilbert L, Greinwald J. GJB2 mutations and additional disabilities in a pediatric cochlear implant population. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006 Mar;70(3):493-500.
Karen W. Burkett, PhD, APRN, PPCNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Core Faculty, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)
UC College of Nursing
Autism spectrum disorders; health care disparities in developmental disabilities
Karen W. Burkett, PhD, APRN, PPCNP, was a pediatric nurse practitioner in pediatric neurosurgery at Cincinnati Children's for 16 years before taking the role of evidence-based practice mentor in the Center for Professional Excellence-Research/EBP for two years. She is currently in the role of developmental nurse practitioner in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and has completed her dissertation research on the cultural care of urban African American families caring for their child with autism.
BSN: College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, 1977.
MS/PNP: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1982.
PhD: Nursing Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2013.
Burkett KW. Culture Care Meanings, Expressions and Cultural Lifeways of Urban African American Family Members Caring for their child with Autism. Dissertation. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2013.
Morris EJ, Burkett KW. Mixed methodologies: A new research paradigm or enhanced quantitative paradigm. Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare. 2011;1(1):27-36.
Long LE, Burkett KW, McGee S. Promotion of Safe Outcomes: Incorporating Evidence into Policies and Procedures. Nursing Clinics of North America. 2009 Mar;44(1):57-70.
Clark, E., Burkett KW, Stanko-Lopp D. Let Evidence Guide Every New Decision (LEGEND): An evidence evaluation system for point-of-care clinicians and guideline development teams. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2009;16(6):1054-1060.
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