Laura Sices, M.D., is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She received a mentored career development award (2004–2009) from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development to study the identification of developmental delays in early childhood. She is Board-certified in pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics. She received an M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania; completed residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; fellowship training in developmental-behavioral pediatrics at the University of Washington/Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center in Seattle; and received an M.S. degree in epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health.