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Patrick H. Casey, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
  • Professor, College of Public Health
  • Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs
  • Harvey and Bernice Jones Endowed Chair in Developmental Pediatrics


  • Center for Applied Research and Evaluation


  • General Pediatrics

Contact Information

  • Email:
    Phone: 501-364-6591
    Fax: 501-364-1552
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202


  • M.D., Louisiana State Univ, 1971
  • B.A. in Pre-Med, University Of Notre Dame, 1967


  • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1976-1978
  • Intern, Pediatrics and Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital Emory University, 1971-1972
  • Resident, Pediatrics, University of Texas, 1974-1976

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Outcomes Research, Child Development broadly defined; Survey research; Food Insecurity; Failure to Thrive; Medically Complex Children; Obesity

Recent Honors

  • Betty A. Lowe Award, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2008
  • CHCA RACE For Results Award Third Place for Medical Home Clinic for Special Needs Children, Child Health Corporation of America, 2009
  • Invited Speaker, NIH Mini-Symposium, 2010
  • Master Pediatrician, Arkansas and Louisiana Chapters of American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011
  • Distinguished Faculty Service Award, UAMS, 2012
  • Testimony: Hunger and Children, Invited Testimony to U.S. Congress National Hunger Commission, 2015
  • Nominated Senior Section Child Advocacy Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015
  • Everyday Hero in Fight Against Food Insecurity, Texas Hunger Initiative, 2015
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Bovell AR., Ettinger de Cuba S., Casey PH., et al. Trends in household food insecurity among families with yourn children from 2007 to 2013. J Applied Research in Children 2016
  • Journal Article, Andres A., Hull HR., Shankar K., Casey, PH., et al. Longitudinal Body composition of children born to normal weight, oveweight, and obese mothers. Obesity 2015 May ;
  • Journal Article, Andres A., Moore MB., Linam LE., Casey, PH., et al. Compared with feeding infants breast milk or cow-milk formula, soy formula feeding does not affect subsequent reproductive organ size at 5 years of age. J Nutrition 2015 March;
  • Journal Article, Wy PA., Casey P., Rettiganti M., Li J., Yap V., Whiteside-Mansell L., Barrett K. Impact of intraventricular hemorrhage on cognitive and behavioral outcomes at 18 years of age in low birth weight pretrm infants. J of Perinatology 2015 February ;
  • Journal Article, Saunders BS., Tilford JM., Fussell JJ., Schulz EG., Casey, PH., Kuo DZ. The financial and employment impact of intellectual disability on families of childen with autism. Families, Systems, and Health 2015 January ;
  • Journal Article, Kuo DZ., Melguizo-Castro M., Goudie A., Nic TG., Robbins JM., Casey, PH. Variation in child health care utilization by medical complexity. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2015 April; :40-48.
  • Journal Article, McKelvey LM., Conners-Burrow NA., Mesman GR., Pemberton JR., Casey, PH. Promoting adolescent behavioral adjustment in violent neighborhoods: Supportive families can make a difference!. J of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 2014 April;
  • Journal Article, Cutts DB., Coleman S., Blackman M., Chilton MM., Cook JT., Ettinger de Cuba S., Heeren TC., Meyers A., Sandel M., Casey, PH. Homelessness during pregnancy: A unique, time-dependent risk factor of birth outcomes. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2014 November;
  • Journal Article, Belfort MB., Gillman MW., Buka SL., Casey, PH., McCormick MC. Preterm infant linear growth and adiposity gain: tradeoffs for later weight status and IQ. J of Peds 2013 163:1564-1569.
  • Journal Article, Andres A., Casey, PH., Bellando J., Cleves M., Badger TM. Greater fat mass lowers motor development index scores but does not induce motor development delays during the first two years of life. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition 2013 May; (5):248-254.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Children's HealthWatch EHRR- Julie Nick, Boston Medical, 2016-11-01 00:00:00-2017-04-30 00:00:00
  • FY17 Children's HealthWatch, Boston Medical, 2017-01-01 00:00:00-2017-12-31 00:00:00

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