18688-Hicks, Ralph

Ralph A. Hicks, MD

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

RI XE040
575 Riley Hospital Drive

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Hicks has been a member of the IU Child Protection Programs since July 2007. Since July 2012 he has also served as program director for the IU Child Abuse Pediatrics fellowship training program. Dr. Hicks is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his pediatrics residency and fellowship training at The Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to joining the IU faculty, he also had faculty appointments at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and at Wright State University School of Medicine. He has worked in general pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics, as well as serving as director of medical student education in the pediatrics department for 10 years while at Wright State.

Titles & Appointments

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Fellowship Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Professional Organizations
    Academic Pediatric Association
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    Ray Helfer Society
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Child Abuse Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Child physical abuse and child sexual abuse. At Riley Hospital for Children.

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2024-04-01

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