Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics in Low and Middle Income World (LAMI)
Presenter: Brad D. Berman, MD
When: November 6, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 12:30 - 2 p.m.
The prevalence rate of children with Neurodevelopmental Disorders is much higher in Low and Middle Income Countries compared with Industrialized-Westernized Nations. There will be a brief presentation about this, along with a discussion of several factors associated with these elevated rates and the types of interventions, or lack thereof available for children and families in LAMI country settings. The role of culture and beliefs will also be explored.
Brad D. Berman, MD is a Board Certified sub-specialist in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been practicing in a small private setting at Progressions for the past 21 years. Dr. Berman is also on Clinical Teaching Faculty with both UCSF Dept. of Pediatrics and Children's Hospital, Oakland. For the past few years he has been a medical consultant in Bhutan and a member of the Pediatric Steering Committee for Health Volunteers Overseas.
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