Pediatrics Research

PED Contacts

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Department of Pediatrics

Room C1069

4301 Jones Bridge Road

Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Department Chair

COL Patrick Hickey, MD, MC, USA

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Secretary: Ms. Daphne Thomas


Phone: (301) 295-3130

Fax: (301) 295-3898


National Capital Area Pediatrics Research

The NCA Pediatrics Departments conducts a variety of research in the National Capital Area, including USUHS, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and National Naval Medical Center. This site serves as the clearing-house for information, resources and opportunities related to pediatrics research.

Electronic forms for submitting protocols and obtaining publication clearance

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Resources and Opportunities

  • Medical Students: Opportunities for on-going research projects and 4th-year research elective rotations at USU are available. HPSP students may apply for an active-duty research rotation in the NCA through their service.
  • Pediatric Residents: Browse the directory for research opportunities with a faculty member who shares your interests. Contact information is listed in the directory, or alternatively residents and students can contact Major Roberts, the Research Coordinator. Local residents can arrange a 1-month elective; TDY funding is available for visiting residents.

LTC Kenneth Lieuw, MD
NCA Pediatric Research Coordinator
Office 301-295-2396