Jodi Lindsey, MD

West Virginia University

Jodi A. Lindsey joined the faculty at the WVU School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, in 2012, where she practices clinically as a child neurologist and a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist.  Prior to completing her Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Child Neurology residency in 2012 at the University of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, she completed her pediatric residency at WVU Children’s Hospital, in Morgantown, WV in 2008. She attended the WVU School of Medicine where she received her M.D. in 2006 and the University of Notre Dame where she received her B.S. in Biology in 2002. She is the Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology and Child Development as well as the Medical Director of WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital Neurodevelopmental Center. Her clinical work focuses on the diagnosis and medical management of children with a wide variety of neurodevelopmental disorders but with a large focus on Autism Spectrum Disorder and Early Developmental Delays. Her current research efforts include a translational approach to the evaluation of underlying genetic etiologies of Autism Spectrum Disorder, particularly in the state of WV as well as a collaboration evaluating subtypes within Autism Spectrum Disorder related to sensory profiles and neuronal functioning. She was a prior co-investigator on the WV LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) Grant, which is an interdisciplinary leadership training program federally funded through HRSA's Maternal Child Health Bureau. She previously participated as a trainee in the University of Pittsburgh LEND Program as well. She is actively involved in efforts in the state to improve services for children and their families, particularly with neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is working to expand WVU Medicine Children’s Neurodevelopmental Services throughout the state as well as building the first in the state Children’s Neuroscience Center of Excellence. She is serving on the WVU CED’s Country Roads Program Advisory Committee. She has also served as a board member on the Advisory Board for the West Virginia Infant/Toddler Mental Health Association and currently is an executive board member for the Mountaineer Autism Project. As a native West Virginian, born and raised in Wheeling, WV, she is proud to return to her home state to reside and serve the children and families of West Virginia.


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