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Laura Markley, MD

Medical Director, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry; President-Elect, Medical Staff; Community Pediatrics Liaison; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; General Pediatrician - Adolescent Medicine

Markley, Laura MD
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Dr. Markley is a child and adolescent psychiatrist and medical director of consultation-liaison psychiatry and community pediatrics liaison at Akron Children’s. She’s also a pediatrician in the hospital’s Adolescent Medicine Clinic. She is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been practicing at Akron Children’s since 2009. She completed a triple board residency in pediatrics, psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Utah Medical Center. Dr. Markley has a special interest in psychopharmacology of the medically ill, substance abuse (particularly the novel designer drugs of abuse) and collaborative/integrated care. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She is a fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as a member of several other professional organizations. Dr. Markley has authored nearly a dozen publications and is an associate professor of psychiatry and an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University.  

Pediatric Psychiatry & Psychology
Adolescent Medicine
Inpatient Psychiatry
Medical School:
Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
Pediatrics/Psychiatry/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics: General Pediatrics; American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: General Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Academic Appointments:
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics: Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Fellow, Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry 
    • Co-Leader of the Pediatric Consultation/ Liaison Medicine Subspecialty Interest Group 
    • Member, Addiction and Toxicology Subspecialty Interest Group, Founded 
    • Member, Interdisciplinary Education Subcommittee (National) 
    • Member, Pre-Conference Courses Subcommittee (National) 
    • Voluntary Mentor for ACLP Mentorship Program 
  • Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Fellow of the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association 
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow of the Ohio Branch of the American Academy of Pediatrics 
  • General Member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Member, Physically Ill Child Committee 
  • Member, Cleveland Consultation/ Liaison Society 
  • Board of Directors, Autism Society of Greater Akron
Special Interests:
Psychopharmacology of the medically ill, substance abuse (particularly the novel designer drugs of abuse) and collaborative/integrated care

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