Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Professor (Clinical)
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

University Developmental Assessment Clinic
Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services
81 North Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
contact address


Dr. Winter is a Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She sees patients at the University Developmental Assessment Clinics. Dr. Winter is board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and has special interests in children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, complex medical conditions, issues related to neonatal follow-up, and early identification of motor disabilities. Dr. Winter trained at the University of Minnesota and completed her fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1998. She worked for the Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a consultant and published a paper on the prevalence of cerebral palsy. She is the co-director of the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities with Dr. Gretchen Peacock.

No conflicts of interest (09/29/2022)

Selected Bibliography:

Tanner K, Noritz G, Ayala L, Byrne R, Fehlings D, Gehred A, Letzkus L, Novak I, Rosenberg N, Vargus-Adams J, Winter S, Maitre NL.
Assessments and Interventions for Sleep Disorders in Infants With or at High Risk for Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.
Pediatr Neurol. 2021;118:57-71. PubMed abstract

Ayala L, Winter S, Byrne R, Fehlings D, Gehred A, Letzkus L, Noritz G, Paton MCB, Pietruszewski L, Rosenberg N, Tanner K, Vargus-Adams J, Novak I, Maitre NL.
Assessments and Interventions for Spasticity in Infants With or at High Risk for Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.
Pediatr Neurol. 2021;118:72-90. PubMed abstract

Shah P, Cannon DC, Lowe JR, Phillips J, Christensen RD, Kamath-Rayne B, Rosenberg A, Wiedmeier S, Patel S, Winter S, Baker S, Ohls RK.
Effect of blood transfusions on cognitive development in very low birth weight infants.
J Perinatol. 2021;41(6):1412-1418. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Maitre NL, Burton VJ, Duncan AF, Iyer S, Ostrander B, Winter S, Ayala L, Burkhardt S, Gerner G, Getachew R, Jiang K, Lesher L, Perez CM, Moore-Clingenpeel M, Lam R, Lewandowski DJ, Byrne R.
Network Implementation of Guideline for Early Detection Decreases Age at Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis.
Pediatrics. 2020;145(5). PubMed abstract / Full Text

Glotzbach KL, Ward JJ, Marietta J, Eckhauser AW, Winter S, Puchalski MD, Miller TA.
The Benefits and Bias in Neurodevelopmental Evaluation for Children with Congenital Heart Disease.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2020;41(2):327-333. PubMed abstract