Robin H. Adair, M.D., M.M.H.S.

Robin H. Adair, M.D., M.M.H.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Research Bio

~ Early childhood screening practices within primary care pediatrics for development, autism and behavioral health (mental health, social-emotional well-being)
~ Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) follow-up
~ Early childhood behavioral (mental) health: Promotion of a healthy start in the newborn, infant, toddler and preschool years
~ Early childhood behavioral (mental) health: Addressing emerging issues in the newborn, infant, toddler and preschool years

Awards & Honors (Local)

Autism Up. Autism Opportunity Award. 2016 - Present
Zero to Three 1987 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 1979 - Present

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 10 available »

Nutt, R.C.; Adair, R.H. "Care of the newborn with Down syndrome." perFACTS OB/GYN Academy. 2016; .
Adair R, Perrin E, Hubbard C, Savageau JA. "Practice parameters and financial factors impacting developmental-behavioral pediatrics." Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP. 2010 31(6):477-84.
2009 Aug
Laughon M, O'Shea MT, Allred EN, Bose C, Kuban K, Van Marter LJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Leviton A, . "Chronic lung disease and developmental delay at 2 years of age in children born before 28 weeks' gestation." Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):637-48. Epub 2009 Jul 20.
2008 Oct
Kuban KC, Allred EN, O'Shea M, Paneth N, Pagano M, Leviton A, . "An algorithm for identifying and classifying cerebral palsy in young children." The Journal of pediatrics. 2008 Oct; 153(4):466-72. Epub 2008 Jun 02.
2005 Oct
Kuban KC, O'Shea M, Allred E, Leviton A, Gilmore H, DuPlessis A, Krishnamoorthy K, Hahn C, Soul J, O'Connor SE, Miller K, Church PT, Keller C, Bream R, Adair R, Miller A, Romano E, Bassan H, Kerkering K, Engelke S, Marshall D, Milowic K, Wereszczak J, Hubbard C, Washburn L, Dillard R, Heller C, Burdo-Hartman W, Fagerman L, Sutton D, Karna P, Olomu N, Caldarelli L, Oca M, Lohr K, Scheiner A. "Video and CD-ROM as a training tool for performing neurologic examinations of 1-year-old children in a multicenter epidemiologic study." Journal of child neurology. 2005 Oct; 20(10):829-31.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


Developmental – Behavioral Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MMHS | Human Services | Brandeis University1995
MD | Medicine | University at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences1979
BA | Zoology | University of Vermont1975

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at Boston University Medical Center07/01/1986 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Pediatrics at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore01/07/1980 - 06/30/1982
Internship in Pediatrics at Fletcher Allen Health Care07/01/1979 - 06/30/1980