Kate E. Wallis, MD, MPH

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Kate E. Wallis, MD, MPH, is a fellow in the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY

Fellowship

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - SUNY Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Wallis K.E., Blum, N.J., Waryasz, S.A., Augustyn, M. (February 2018) Bilateral Cochlear Implants: Maximizing Expected Outcomes. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 39:177–179.

Abstracts

2018

Wallis, K.E., Guthrie, W., Miller, J., Bennett, A., Gerdes, M., Fleming, K., Pandey, J., Levy, S.E., Mandell, D. (Accepted, 2018) Referral Rates after Failed Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers in a Large Primary Care Network. Pediatric Academic Society 2018 Meeting: Toronto, Canada.

Wallis, K.E., Guthrie, W., Miller, J., Bennett, A., Gerdes, M., Fleming, K., Pandey, J., Levy, S.E., Mandell, D. (Accepted, 2018) Referral Rates after Failed Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Toddlers in a Large Primary Care Network. Academic Pediatric Association Regional Meeting: Philadelphia, PA.

Books

Chapters

2016

Brennan, M., Wallis, K.E., Pinto-Martin, J. (2016). The Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Prevalence and Risk Factors. In E. Giarelli and K. Fisher (Eds.). Integrated Health Care for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interdisciplinary Planning and Delivery of Care, Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd, pp. 23-44. 

2014

Fischel, J.E., Wallis, K.E. (2014). Enuresis and Encopresis: The Elimination Disorders. In M. Lewis and K.D. Rudolph (Eds.). Handbook of Developmental Psychopathology (3rd Edition), New York: Springer Science+Business Media, pp. 631-648.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Mathieu, I., Wallis, K.E., LaMonte, A., Japa, I., Cordero, R., Lowenthal, E., Steenhoff, A. (October 6, 2017)  The risk of early childhood developmental delay in Consuelo, Dominican Republic: A literature review and project proposal. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Global Health Conference: Philadelphia, PA.  

Invited Lectures

2018

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Child Development and Common Developmental Disorders. Philadelphia Community Health Workers. February 21, 2018.

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Immigrant Health and Health Care: Challenges and Local Solutions. University of Pennsylvania undergraduates, urban health networks course. February 21, 2018.

2017

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics for Primary Care Providers: A Primer. CHOP resident lecture. Monthly (May 2017- present).

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Toddler Development. Philadelphia WIC Program. April 11, 2017.

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Toddlers: Development and Behaviors. Parent-Child Home Program. January 13, 2017.

2016

Wallis KE. Presenter, Quality Improvement Lecture Series, Works-in-Progress: Identifying and Addressing Overweight/Obesity in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. November 15, 2016.

Wallis KE. Presenter, Journal Club: Anti-depressants and Pediatric Anxiety. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. November 7, 2016.

Wallis KE. Presenter, Case Conference: Overweight and Obesity in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. August 1, 2016

Wallis KE. Lecturer, Developmental Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc. December 7, 2015 and March 4, 2016.

Wallis KE. Participant, Interdisciplinary Case Conference: LEND. February 8, 2016.

Wallis KE. Presenter, Journal Club: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Gender Dysphoria. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. February 1, 2016.

Wallis KE. Presenter, Case Conference: Guiding Families after a Terrorist Event. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. January 4, 2016.

Awards and Honors

2017, Scholar, National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), Health Disparities Research Institute

2017, Academic Pediatrics Association Bright Futures Young Investigator Awardee

2016-present, Academic Pediatrics Association Research Scholars Program

2012, Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine Honor Society

2012, NV Kurup Memorial Altruism Award

2012, MD with Recognition in the Humanities

2007, Rose Award

2007, Society of the College Prize

2007, Health and Societies Thesis Prize

2007, Distinction in Health and Societies, University of Pennsylvania

2007, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

2006-2007, Dean’s List, University of Pennsylvania

2005, Association of Alumnae Scholars, Rosemary D. Mazzatenta Award

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, Academic Pediatrics Association

2012-present, American Academy of Pediatrics