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Sarah Risen

Sarah Risen

MD

Dr. Risen is a faculty member in both the Department of Pediatric Neurology and the Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. After completing training in neurodevelopmental disabilities at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, she pursued a two-year clinical and research fellowship focusing on children with traumatic brain injury. Dr. Risen is board certified in pediatrics and neurology with special certification in child neurology. She believes in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the evaluation and management of neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Photo: Allen S. Kramer, Texas Children’s Hospital

Articles by Sarah Risen

The first three years of child’s life are key for brain development.
Toddlers

Helping Your Toddler’s Brain Development

The first three years of child’s life are key for brain development.

A baby’s brain begins to develop in the womb.
Babies

Help Your Unborn Baby’s Brain Development

A baby’s brain begins to develop in the womb.

Tools to help your teen’s brain best develop
Tweens & Teens

How You Can Help Your Teen's Brain Development

Tools to help your teen’s brain best develop.

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