Adriana R. Verwey, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Verwey completed fellowship training in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) at the URMC Golisano Children’s Hospital. During her fellowship, she completed Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND), and also earned a Masters of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Her scholarly work explored the impact of neighborhood deprivation on pediatric health outcomes and she engaged in QI work regarding prescribing practices in the DBP clinic.
Her passions include advocacy around creating inclusive and equitable neighborhoods with a focus on inclusive and accessible recreation, leisure, and play. She has academic interests in health disparities and data driven advocacy to support community level interventions to improve the health of all members of the community.
Dr. Verwey joined the URMC Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics team as Assistant Professor in September 2023. She sees patients with a variety of developmental diagnoses through the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics clinic at East River Road. She serves as Director of Inclusive Recreation through the Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, where she leads efforts related to systems-level approach to enhancing inclusive and accessible recreation efforts. She is engaged within the community as a member of Common Ground Healthi Kids coalition, PlayROCs Advocacy Committee, and the Community Advisory Council. In addition, Dr. Verwey is the Division Co-Director for Resident Education, serving as core faculty for trainee education and curriculum development in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2020 - 2023
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2019
Internship, Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2016 - 2017
MD | SUNY Upstate College of Health Professions. 2016
MPH | University of Rochester. 0
Research Symposium Scholar. 2022
Department of Pediatrics Chair's Fellow Research Award. 2021 - 2023
Partners for Children Grant. 2019
Inclusive Health Grants: Supporting Healthy Weight for Children with Intellectual Disabilities. 2018