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Research Opportunities

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Current projects of our pediatric faculty include:

  • Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorders in SC
  • Predictors of Neurodevelopmental Outcome in High-risk Neonates
  • Comparison of Developmental Screening Instruments in a High-Risk Population
  • Prevention of Secondary Disabilities in Children and Adolescents with Myelomeningocele
  • Long-term Outcomes of International Adoptees
  • Comorbidities of ADHD in Primary Care

Fellow research projects have recently included:

  • Polypharmacology in ADHD and comparison of clinic populations
  • Psychosocial Effects of Bullying in Pediatric Clinic Populations
  • Predictors of Social-Emotional Functioning in High Risk Neonates
  • the Effect of an Intensive Day Treatment Program on the Language and Learning skills of Behavior Disordered Children Ages 3-6 Years
  • Developmental Screening Using Parent Questionnaires in the Neuromotor Assessment of Former Preterm Infants

Furthermore, there are support services available to assist in the pursuit research. These include:

  1. Coursework – option of traditional classes or online coursework, including courses related to research design, epidemiology, biostatistics, and grant writing
  2. South Carolina Translational Research Center (SCTR)- a NIH funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Awards program that encourages inter-disciplinary research initiatives across institutions in South Carolina https://sctr.musc.edu/