Mark Wolraich, M.D.

Oklahoma Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND)
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
PO Box 26901, TC 342
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405-271-5700 45123
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: May 11, 2017


Leadership: LEND Director
Primary Activity Coordinators: Pediatric Services
Discipline Coordinators: Pediatrics
Discipline(s): Medicine-Pediatrics
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Dr. Wolraich's research interests have focused on attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, the relationship between sugar and behavior, communication skills training, and spina bifida. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and Mental Health, the Maternal and Child Health Research Program, the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research, Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation.
Education: Dr. Wolraich was Coeditor of Advances in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (1982-92). He has written or edited 19 books and authored or co-authored more than 135 journal articles and chapters., including articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatrics, and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He has edited a number of books, including the textbook Disorders in Development and Learning (Mosby and now BC Decker), now in its third edition. He is currently completing a new textbook in developmental-behavioral pediatrics and co-authoring a book for parents of children with developmental disabilities.
Service: Dr. Wolraich is chief of the Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and directs the OU Child Study Center. He ran the statewide program for children with Spina Bifida when he was at the University of Iowa. He has worked clinically with families of children with ADHD for the past 30 years. Dr. Wolraich is also an inductee in the CHADD Hall of Fame and served on their Professional Advisory Board.
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