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Reshma Shah, MD, MPH

Associate Director of Global Pediatrics, Center for Global Health

Associate Professor, Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

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Reshma Shah, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Fellow in the Institute for Health Research and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also the Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. As a developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Dr. Shah cares for young children with developmental disabilities, speech and language delays, and learning challenges.

Dr. Shah’s research aims to reduce poverty-related developmental and educational inequities by developing, evaluating and disseminating accessible and sustainable primary care-based strategies that improve early child development both locally and globally. She is the principal investigator of a career development award from the National Institutes of Health and has also received funding from Maternal Child Health Bureau, the Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science to support her work.