David E. Bard

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David E. Bard


Bard, David E. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Peds - Developmental Pediatric -Assistant Professor

Center of:


Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS   BA (Psychology)   1998
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   MS (Pscyhology)   2001
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   PhD (Psychology)   2007

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Bard holds expertise in quantitative psychology, psychometrics, and biostatistics. He is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, a position that has led to numerous Investigator positions on NIH, CDC, State-Government, and other DHHS funded longitudinal studies of children and families. His research interests include prevention science, medical decision-making, behavior genetics, clinical trials methodology, longitudinal analyses, and testing and measurement in the behavioral sciences. He is actively involved in funded research studying developmental childhood disorders of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism, Home Visiting programs designed to promote family well-being and health and prevent incidence of child abuse and neglect, behavior genetics methodology, parenting interventions for addressing child behavior problems, and, more broadly, implementation science for developmental and behavior pediatrics interventions and systems of care. He is a founder of the REDCap Governance Body, and his team has contributed to the development of REDCapR, a package of utilities integrating REDCap with R statistical computing software.


Department of Pediatrics

Research Projects:

OUHSC CCAN Independent Evaluation of the State of Oklahoma Competitive MIECHV Evidence-Based Home Visitation Project
Evaluating a Model for Community-Based Intervention for Toddlers with Autism
Evidence-Based Child Maltreatment Prevention for High Risk Families: Expanding to Latino Communities, Enhancing Family Violence Prevention and Sustaining Prevention Programs
Title IV-E Waiver ISS Demonstration Implementation Evaluation Project

Selected Publications:

A statewide trial of the SafeCare home-based model with parents in child protective services.
2012    Chaffin, M, Hecht, D, Bard, DE, Silovsky, JF, and Beasley, WH
doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-1840
Women¿s alcohol consumption and risk for alcohol exposed pregnancies in Russia.
2012    Balachova, T., Bonner, B, Chaffin, M, Bard, DE, Isurina, G, Tsvetkova, L, & Volkova, E
doi: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03569.x
Changes in parental depression during family preservation services.
2011    Chaffin, M, & Bard, DE
Child Abuse and Neglect
doi: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2011.02.005
Pediatricians¿ attitudes and practices on ADHD before and after the development of ADHD pediatric practice guidelines.
2010    Wolraich, ML, Bard, DE, Stein, MT, Rushton, JL, & O¿Connor, KG
Journal of Attention Disorders
doi: 10.1177/1087054709344194
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