Washington University in St. Louis
New York Medical College
BRIEF BIO / PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS
As Medical Director of WIHD, Dr. Litt oversees medical care in what is the nation’s first patient-centered medical home for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Under Dr. Litt’s leadership, WIHD has grown to include 17 medical specialties, with the number of patient visits rising to 30,000 last year.
Dr. Litt is committed to establishing and implementing preventive health screening recommendations as part of overall health care plans for individuals with disabilities. She is also committed to managing chronic conditions so her patients can live healthy and productive lives.
DESCRIPTION OF RESEARCH INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES
Dr. Litt is interested in population health and preventive medicine research of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Current projects include the following:
Adherence to Adhesive Patch Electrocardiographic Monitoring among Adults with Disabilities
Disability Type and Severity as a Predictor for Comorbidities
Health Outcomes Among Adults with Disabilities after the Implementation
of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Model
RESEARCH INTERESTS/ACTIVITIES CATEGORIES
- Chronic Disease Management Among Individuals with I/DD
- Patient-Centered Outcomes