University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Leah Burke, M.D.
Leah Burke, M.D.

Leah Burke, M.D.

Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Leah.Burke@uvmhealth.org
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center, Clinical Genetics Program, 112 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401

Education

Fellowship, Dysmorphology/Clinical Genetics, University of California at San Diego and Children's Hospital (1992)
Residency, Pediatrics, University of California at San Diego (1990)
M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine (1987)
Graduate school, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, Anatomy, Bowman Gray School of Medicine (1980-1981)
M.A.T. Biology Education, Duke University, Durham, NC (1978)
B.A. Zoology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (1975)

Academic Appointments

Professor, Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2006-present)

Clinical Appointments

Chief, Division of Clinical Genetics, The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT (2000-present)
Director, Clinical Genetics Program, The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT (2000-present)
Medical Staff, The University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT (2000-present)

Other Professional Appointments

Medical Director, Vermont Department of Health Metabolic Clinic (2000-present)

Awards and Honors

Fellow, American College of Medical Genetics (1995)
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1994)
The Western Society for Pediatric Research Travel Award by Ross Laboratories and Geneteck (1993)
UCSD Resident Teaching Award in Ambulatory Pediatrics (1990)

Book Chapters

Burke LW (2015): Female Genital System, in the 3rd Edition of Human Malformations and Related Anomalies, Oxford University Press, Roger E. Steven

Burke LW, Laub DR Jr. (eBook 2014, Hardcover, 2015) “Incidence and Syndromes Associated with Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Limb” in Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity: Etiology and Treatment, Laub, DR Jr. ed. (Springer: Heidelberg).

Burke LW.;(2013) Genetic testing in children: the need for caution. ;In: American Academy of Pediatrics. Medical Genetics in Pediatric Practice. Saul RA, ed. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 1-20

Burke L (2012): Neurofibromatosis, in the 6th Edition of The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, M. William Schwartz, Ed., 588-589.

Burke L (2008): Neurofibromatosis, in the 5th Edition of The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, M. William Schwartz, Ed., 570-571.

Burke L (2004): Neurofibromatosis, in the 4rd Edition of The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, M. William Schwartz, Ed., 586-587.

Burke LW (2006): Female Genital System, in the 2nd Edition of Human Malformations and Related Anomalies, Oxford University Press, Roger E. Stevenson and Judith G. Hall, Ed., Pages 1279-1306.

Burke L (2003): Neurofibromatosis, in the 3rd Edition of The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, M. William Schwartz, Ed., Pp. 572-573.

Burke LW, Pyeritz RE (1998):  Prenatal Diagnosis of Connective Tissue Disorders, in the 4th Edition of Genetic Orders and the Fetus:  Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, Aubrey Millunsky, Ed., Pp. 612-635.

Publications

Link to Publications:  LW Burke
Link to Publications:  L Burke
Link to Publications Under Dr. Burke's Maiden Name (Weyerts LK)