What Are Important Research Questions in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: The DBPNet Perspective

This study used a modified Delphi procedure to identify the research questions that developmental-behavioral pediatricians, pediatric psychologists (working in the field of DBP), and parents of children with disabilities agreed were the most important research questions to investigate.

Participating Sites: Boston Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Boston, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Standford University School of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, University of California at Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Children's Hospital of Colorado



Blum NJ, Heidi M Feldman HM. Barbaresi WJ, Schonfeld, DJ, Hansen, RL, Forrest, CB. Consensus Research Priorities for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: A DBPNet Delphi Study. Pediatric Academic Societies, Boston, MA, April 30, 2012 (poster presentation).


The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network: Another Step in the Development of the Field
Research Priorities for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: A DBPNet Consensus Study