Apraxia Clinic

  • 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.

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    Faculty

    A photo of Susan Wiley.

    Susan E. Wiley, MD
    Co-Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

    513-636-4611

    susan.wiley@cchmc.org

    Susan E. Wiley, MD

    Co-Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Medicine

    Pediatrician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

    Fellowship Director

    Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

    UC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

    Phone: 513-636-4611

    Fax: 513-636-3800

    Email: susan.wiley@cchmc.org

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    Specialties

    Clinical

    Pediatric hearing loss; dual sensory impairment; deaf/hard of hearing plus; children with neurodevelopmental disabilities

    Research

    Dual sensory impairment; deaf/hard of hearing plus; more than hearing loss

    Biography

    Dr. Wiley has served on state and national organizations to improve the early hearing detection and intervention activities across the United States. She served as the faculty chair on Improving Hearing Screening and Information Systems Initiative for the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (2011-2013) and is a taskforce member with the American Academy of Pediatrics to identify strategies to improve linkage of Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) to the medical home.

    Education and Training

    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.

    Publications

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    Grants

    Network of 12 academic sites to promote collaborative research in the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics Funding Source: Maternal and Child Health Research Program. Site Principal Investigator. Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network (DBPNet). 2013–2016. UA3MC20218.

    Collaboration between WIC and EHDI to Improve Follow-up of Newborn Hearing Screen. Co-Investigator. National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Disability Research and Dissemination.  2013–2014.

    Partnerships that Promote Integrated, Multidisciplinary Training Models and Increase Healthcare Access for the Ohio Medicaid Population in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Family Medicine, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Division of Child Psychiatry. Co-Investigator. 2013–2014.

    Early Language and Functional Expectations (LIFE) Study of Infants and Toddlers with Hearing Loss. Co-Investigator. March of Dimes. Ohio Department of Medicaid/Ohio Medicaid Technical Assistance Policy Program (MEDTAPP) Healthcare Access Initiative. 2014–2015.

    Staff

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    Karen W. Burkett, PhD, APRN, PPCNP
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

    513-636-4611

    karen.burkett@cchmc.org

    Karen W. Burkett, PhD, APRN, PPCNP

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

    Core Faculty, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)

    Assistant Professor

    UC College of Nursing

    Phone: 513-636-4611

    Fax: 513-636-2837

    Email: karen.burkett@cchmc.org

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    Specialties

    Clinical

    Neurodevelopmental disorders

    Research

    Autism spectrum disorders; health care disparities in developmental disabilities

    Biography

    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.

    Education and Training

    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.

    Publications

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