- Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UIC
- reshmamd [at] uic.edu
Dr. Shah is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UIC. She received her M.D. at Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at University of Chicago and pediatric residency at Lurie Children's Hospital. She is currently the Director of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at University of Illinois at Chicago where she conducts diagnostic evaluations and provides medical treatment for children with developmental, behavioral, and learning challenges including children with autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disability, and learning disorders. Her research aims to reduce poverty-related developmental and educational disparities by developing, testing and disseminating primary care-based strategies that improve early child development. 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.