Karen Edwards, MD, MPH

University of Cincinnati University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Phone: 513-803-3619

Karen  Edwards, MD, MPH


Dr. Karen Edwards has been a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program Director for ten years, first in New York and, since July 2010, at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.  She was recently named the Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Cincinnati.  Dr. Edwards was a coordinating member of Ohio's Region 5 Act Early Summit Team and continues to provide leadership in the Team's ongoing activities.  She also served on the New York Act Early Team.   Dr. Edwards also serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.  Dr. Edwards describes her Ambassadorship as "a wonderful opportunity to further demonstrate ongoing commitment to the goals of "Learn the Signs. Act Early."  by training early intervention professionals and disseminating information and training for professionals and families. "