Mark A Sloane, DO
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Mark A. Sloane, DO, has been a board-certified practicing pediatrician for more than 36 years and is considered a local, regional, and statewide expert in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric disorders of mood, behavior, learning, and attention. He has evaluated and treated over 10,000 children with these disorders. He provides trauma-informed and FASD-informed training and consultation for a variety of child welfare agencies, community mental health groups, schools, courts, and primary care practices throughout Michigan and across the United States. Dr. Sloane is a founding member and current Medical Director of the Children's Trauma Assessment Center (CTAC) at Western Michigan University. At CTAC, Sloane has evaluated nearly 4000 children and adolescents for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and is a recognized expert witness regarding FASD and traumatic stress impact in probate, family, and district courts across Michigan. Dr. Sloane's current research interests include an interdisciplinary collaborative translational neurobiological research approach to complex childhood neurobehavioral disorders. This approach involves the neurobehavioral interface of neurodevelopment, mood, attention, and behavior in traumatized and prenatally-exposed children and adolescents. He has co-authored numerous publications and has delivered more than 900 presentations to more than 50,000 interdisciplinary professionals across Michigan, the United States, and Canada.
- American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics
Education and Training
- Residency 1982, Pediatrics, Normandy Osteopathic Hospitals
- DO 1979, Michigan State University
- MS 1976, Biochemistry, The University of Montana
- BS 1975, Chemistry, Grand Valley State University
- Trauma Systems
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Hagan J.F., Balachova T., Bertrand J., Chasnoff I., Dang E., Fernandez-Baca D., Kable J., Kosofsky B., Senturias Y.N., Singh N., Sloane M., Weitzman C., Zubler J. Neurobehavioral disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure Pediatrics. 2016;138 doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-1553.
Hyter Y., Atchison B., Henry J., Sloane M., Black-Pond C. A response to traumatized children: Developing a best practices model Interprofessional Collaboration in Occupational Therapy. 2012:113-140.
Henry J., Richardson M., Black-Pond C., Sloane M., Atchinson B., Hyter Y. A grassroots prototype for trauma-informed child welfare system change Child Welfare. 2011;90:169-186.
Henry J., Sloane M., Black-Pond C. Neurobiology and neurodevelopmental impact of childhood traumatic stress and prenatal alcohol exposure Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. 2007;38:99-108. doi: 10.1044/0161-1461(2007/010).
Greydanus D.E., Greydanus D.E., Greydanus D.E., Pratt H.D., Sloane M.A., Sloane M.A., Rappley M.D. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: Interventions for a complex costly clinical conundrum Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2003;50:1049-1092. doi: 10.1016/S0031-3955(03)00081-6.
Greydanus D., Sloane M., Rappley M. Psychopharmacology of ADHD in adolescents. Adolescent medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.). 2002;13:599-624.
Hyter Y., Atchison B., Henry J., Sloane M., Black-Pond C. A response to traumatized children: Developing a best practices model Occupational Therapy in Health Care. 2001;15:113-140. doi: 10.1300/J003v15n03_07.
Pratt H., Patel D., Greydanus D., Dannison L., Walcott D., Sloane M. Adolescent sexual offenders: Issues for pediatricians International Pediatrics. 2001;16:73-80.
Liepman M., Keller D., Botelho R., Monroe A., Sloane M. Understanding and preventing substance abuse by adolescents a guide for primary care clinicians Primary Care - Clinics in Office Practice. 1998;25(1):137-162. doi: 10.1016/S0095-4543(05)70329-8.
Greydanus D., Pratt H., Patel D., Sloane M. The rebellious adolescent: Evaluation and management of oppositional and conduct disorders Pediatric Clinics of North America. 1997;44:1457-1485. doi: 10.1016/S0031-3955(05)70569-1.