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Lynn Richman

Professor Emeritus,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 356 4381
Email: lynn-richman@uiowa.edu
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Education


Appointments

Primary: Pediatrics

Centers and Program Affiliations


Research Interests

Turner's Syndrome, pediatrics, diabetes, learning, language acquisition and development, seizure disorder, communication, cleft lip, reading disability, birth defect, cleft palate, dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, language disorder, congential defect, birth or congenital defect

MeSH Terms from Publications

Cleft Palate, Cleft Lip, Child, Dyslexia, Humans, Adolescent, Male, Intelligence, Female, Child Behavior, Learning Disorders, Wechsler Scales, Achievement, Social Adjustment, Personality, Language Disorders, Cognition, Verbal Learning, Reading, Inhibition (Psychology), MMPI, Memory, Short-Term, Self Concept, Interpersonal Relations, Child Behavior Disorders

Research Summary

My research includes the study of causes of reading disability (dyslexia) and the effects of congenital (birth defects) conditions on communication and learning. Children studied include those with a reading disability, cleft lip and palate, diabetes, Turner's syndrome, language disorders, seizure disorders, and attention deficit disorders.

Other Expertise I have expertise in the following subject areas: developmental dyslexia; reading disabilities; learning disabilities; language disorders; facial disfigurement. research on facial disfigurement and oral facial onomolies; Board of Directors, American Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Association



Recent Publications


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  1. Neuropsychological, behavioral, and academic sequelae of cleft: early developmental, school age, and adolescent/young adult outcomes. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 49(4):387-96, 2012. [PubMed]
  2. Height, BMI, and pituitary volume in individuals with and without isolated cleft lip and/or palate. Pediatr Res 71(5):612-8, 2012. [PubMed]
  3. Long-term outcome of brain structure in premature infants: effects of liberal vs restricted red blood cell transfusions. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165(5):443-50, 2011. [PubMed]
  4. Neurocognitive profiles of preterm infants randomly assigned to lower or higher hematocrit thresholds for transfusion. Child Neuropsychol 17(4):347-67, 2011. [PubMed]
  5. Spontaneous verbal labeling: visual memory and reading ability in children with cleft. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42(5):565-9, 2005. [PubMed]
  6. Overdiagnosis and medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with cleft: diagnostic examination and follow-up. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 41(4):351-4, 2004. [PubMed]
  7. Do the reading disabilities of children with cleft fit into current models of developmental dyslexia? Cleft Palate Craniofac J 40(2):154-7, 2003. [PubMed]
  8. Learning disability subtypes: classification of high functioning hyperlexia. Brain Lang 82(1):10-21, 2002. [PubMed]
  9. Psychological screening of children for participation in nontherapeutic invasive research. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155(11):1197-203, 2001. [PubMed]
  10. Different cleft conditions, facial appearance, and speech: relationship to psychological variables. Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38(1):68-75, 2001. [PubMed]