Professor of Pediatrics, Developmental Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Nicole Tartaglia, MD, MS is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Professor of Pediatrics at University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado. She completed her medical education and graduate studies in Clinical Investigation at University of Colorado, Pediatric training at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and fellowship training in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of California Davis MIND Institute. Since 2007, she has been Director of the Denver Fragile X Clinic for children and adults affected by mutations in the FMR1 gene. She is a leader of the Steering Committee and Co-PI on the Fragile X FORWARD-MARCH project funded by the CDC (with Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD and Craig Erickson, MD) which is a national collaboration of 26 Fragile X Clinics and the National Fragile X Foundation studying the natural history of Fragile X syndrome. She is also Founder and Director of the eXtraordinarY Kids Clinic for individuals with sex chromosome aneuploidy serving patients from the prenatal period to adulthood, an interdisciplinary clinic model that has been replicated at academic medical centers internationally, and collaborates as part of the AXYS Clinics and Research Consortium to advance medical and neurodevelopmental care and research for sex chromosome disorders. She also leads clinical trials for investigational medications and other treatments in Fragile X, autism, and sex chromosome disorders. Her clinical practice also focuses on neurodevelopmental care and psychopharmacologic medication management for autism, ADHD, intellectual disability, 22q deletion syndrome and other neurogenetic disorders. She lives in Colorado with her husband and 2 children, and enjoys hiking, snowboarding, backpacking, red wine, and social engagements with friends, colleagues, and family.