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Richard D. Stevenson

Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Office location and address
101 Hospital Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
University of Virginia, 1984, MD
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Virginia
Fellowship, Developmental Pediatrics, University of Iowa
Biography

Richard Stevenson, MD, is a developmental pediatrician and head of the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at UVA. He sees children who have slow or different development, including patients with conditions like autism, intellectual disability and ADHD. A native of Colombia, Dr. Stevenson is bilingual and welcomes Spanish-speaking patients and families. He is particularly interested in cerebral palsy, and has been part of UVA’s cerebral palsy clinic for over 25 years.

Dr. Stevenson attended the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate education. He came to UVA for medical school and stayed on for his pediatrics residency. After completing a fellowship in developmental disabilities at the University of Iowa, he returned to UVA in 1989, joining the faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics. He was promoted to full professor in 2003.  

Dr. Stevenson has been a fellow of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine since 1988, and served as its president in 2013. He also serves on the board of directors for the Virginia Institute of Autism.

Autism Learning Health Network
Source: Autism Speaks, Inc.
April 01, 2021 – March 31, 2023
An Individualized Multimodal Intervention for Bone and Muscle Health in Pre-Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: Promoting Healthy Transitions into Adulthood
Source: Chapman University
January 01, 2020 – December 31, 2022
Motivating Occupational Virtual Experiences In Therapy (MOVE-IT) Phase II
Source: Barron Associates, Inc.
November 02, 2020 – August 31, 2022
Autism Learning Health Network
Source: Autism Speaks, Inc.
February 01, 2020 – March 31, 2021
MD-PEDT Multi-Site RCT of 3 Neurorehabilitation Therapies for Infants with Asymmetrical CP
Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit
March 01, 2014 – February 28, 2020
Motivating Occupational Virtual Experiences In Therapy (MOVE-IT)
Source: Barron Associates, Inc.
July 20, 2018 – August 31, 2019
MD-PEDT Multi-Site RCT of Pediatric CI Therapy
Source: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit
January 01, 2013 – July 30, 2019
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