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Stephen J. Lauer, Ph.D. , M.D.

Associate Professor, Associate Chair

• Vice chairman for clinical affairs

Clinical Interests

Preventive care • Atherosclerosis in children • ADHD •
Children and adolescents with special health-care needs • Inpatient pediatric care

Education and Training

University of Kansas: Bachelor of arts in biochemistry
University of Texas, Austin: Ph.D. in biochemistry
University of California, Irvine: Doctor of medicine
University of California, San Francisco, Gladstone Foundation Laboratories: Postdoctoral fellowship
University of California, San Francisco: Pediatric residency


Licensed to practice in Kansas and Missouri
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics Advance Life Savings Support Instructor
Neonatal Resuscitation Program


  • Best Doctor Kansas City Business Journal
  • Student Voice Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Chairman's Award for Departmental Services, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Neosozzi Award, Pediatric Residency University of California, San Francisco
  • Election to AOA, University of California, Irvine
  • Evangeline Percival Award for Excellence in Pediatrics
  • Family Practice Department Summer Research Fellowship
  • Grace B. Bell Prize for Achievement in Biological Chemistry


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Kansas Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
Last modified: Sep 28, 2018

Stephen J. Lauer, M.D., Ph.D.


Stephen J. Lauer, Ph.D. , M.D.
Associate Professor, Associate Chair

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