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Chief of Staff

Attending Physician, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research


Dr. Manning-Courtney is the founder of The Kelly O'Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TKOC), a multidisciplinary diagnostic, treatment and research program for children with autism spectrum disorders. Since its inception in 1999, TKOC has become a nationally recognized center of excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

Clinical Interests

Development pediatrics; autism/pervasive developmental disorder; fragile X syndrome

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Autism, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

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Patty Manning-Courtney Named Chief-of-Staff at Cincinnati Children’s

Patricia M. Manning-Courtney, MD2/6/2020

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1991.

Residency: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1991-1994.

Fellowship: Developmental Pediatrics, University Affiliated Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders, 1994-1997.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1994; Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, 2002.

My Publications

Parenting African American Children With Autism: The Influence of Respect and Faith in Mother, Father, Single-, and Two-Parent Care. Burkett, K; Morris, E; Anthony, J; Shambley-Ebron, D; Manning-Courtney, P. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 2017; 28:496-504.

Electronic Health Record Based Algorithm to Identify Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Lingren, T; Chen, P; Bochenek, J; Doshi-Velez, F; Manning-Courtney, P; Bickel, J; Welchons, LW; Reinhold, J; Bing, N; Ni, Y; et al. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11:e0159621-e0159621.

Improving Access to Care at Autism Treatment Centers: A System Analysis Approach. Austin, J; Manning-Courtney, P; Johnson, ML; Weber, R; Johnson, H; Murray, D; Ratliff-Schaub, K; Tadlock, AM; Murray, M. Pediatrics. 2016; 137 Suppl 2:S149-S157.

African American Families on Autism Diagnosis and Treatment: The Influence of Culture. Burkett, K; Morris, E; Manning-Courtney, P; Anthony, J; Shambley-Ebron, D. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2015; 45:3244-3254.

Dietary Supplementation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Common, Insufficient, and Excessive. Stewart, PA; Hyman, SL; Schmidt, BL; Macklin, EA; Reynolds, A; Johnson, CR; James, SJ; Manning-Courtney, P. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2015; 115:1237-1248.