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Scott Hunter
, PhD
Associate Professor
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics

Contact Information

(773) 702-2227 — Phone
(773) 702-9929 — Fax
shunter@yoda.bsd.uchicago.edu

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Scott Hunter’s publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database

Research Interests

Dr. Scott Hunter specializes in pediatric neuropsychology. In the clinic and in his research, Dr. Hunter focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of learning and neurobehavioral disorders, with particular interests in the neuropsychological complications of medical illness and its treatment in pediatric patients, executive function development, subcortically-based neurodevelopmental disorders, and the identification of neurological risk factors that contribute to developmental disabilities.

Dr. Hunter is an expert in the neuropsychological and psychosocial aspects of many childhood-onset conditions, including learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), epilepsy, childhood cancers, hydrocephalus, neurofibromatosis and autism. He has written articles and book chapters on his research and clinical interests, and has given presentations based on his research findings at conferences around the world.

Dr. Hunter is featured in a story on the link between advanced maternal age and instances of autism. »Read the story