Karin Vander Ploeg Booth is a board-certified developmental and behavioral pediatrician and an experienced member of the medical diagnostic team at Erikson’s Center for Children & Families.

She is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she also supervises for the fellowship program in developmental and behavioral pediatrics.

Both her clinical practice and her research focus on enhancing resilience in children with behavioral and developmental issues and in providing parent support, particularly for child attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Karin is a member of the Enhancing Developmentally Oriented Primary Care Project (EDOPC), a resource for health care providers in Illinois, and a member of the State of Illinois Early Intervention Task Force. She received her M.D. from the University of Iowa.