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Mary L. O'Connor Leppert, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O.
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-3240
Mary L. O'Connor Leppert, MB, BCh, BAO, is a member of the medical staff at Kennedy Krieger Institute in the Division of Neurology and Developmental Medicine. She is also a consultant staff member in the Department of Pediatrics at St. Agnes Healthcare, as well as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Leppert received her undergraduate degree in biology from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC She continued her medical training by attending University College Cork, part of the National Universities of Ireland in Cork, Ireland, where she earned her MB, BCh, and BAO degrees. She completed a residency in pediatrics with St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and joined Kennedy Krieger in 1992 with a fellowship in developmental pediatrics through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She has been an active medical staff member at Kennedy Krieger Institute since 1995 in the Division of Neurology and Developmental Medicine. Dr. Leppert is also currently a pediatrician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital as well as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also works as a consultant staff member of the Department of Pediatrics at St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore.
Dr. Leppert's clinical research interests have included the treatment and interventions of in-utero drug exposure and its behavioral and physical effects on infants and young children. Most recently, she has focused on standardized Capute scales, including training, administration and development.
Dr. Leppert has received several grants and sponsorships to perform her research, including a nursing grant, a grant for standardization of CAT/CLAMS and an unsponsored NICU outcome study.