Rujuta B. Wilson, MD
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Pediatrics
UC-LEND Training Director
- 2010 The George Washington University School of Medicine; Washington, D.C., M.D.
- 2010-2012 Resident in Pediatrics, UCLA Medical Center
- 2012-2015 Fellow in Child Neurology, UCLA
- 2015-2017 Savant Behavioral Child Neurology Fellow, UCLA
- 2017-2020 Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) Graduate Program,
Research & clinical interests
Dr. Wilson leads the motor phenotyping core at UCLA CART. Dr. Wilson’s NIH funded research is focused on developing quantitative methods of motor phenotyping in order to improve characterization of motor development, better understand how specific motor impairments can impact cognition and language, and develop more targeted interventions for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Wilson’s work also extends to measuring the physical and behavioral benefits of organized physical activity for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Wilson is an invited member of the United States Tennis Association Sports Science Committee.
Roles within the division/Fellowship
- Faculty, Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental Clinic
- Lectures on topics related to neurological co-morbidities, neurology board review, and research seminars.
- Clinical and research mentor