AnneBeth Litt, MD

Medical Director, Adult Health Service, Westchester Institute for Human Development

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

914-493-8170

EDUCATION

Washington University in St. Louis

BS, 1991

Anthropology/Biology

New York Medical College

MD, 1995

Medicine

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

CLINICAL RESEARCH

  • Chronic Disease Management Among Individuals with I/DD
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes