Stephen Lazoritz, MD, CPEis the medical director for Arbor Health Plan and the former Vice President of Medical Affairs of Children’s Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Lazoritz has appointments as Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is the co-author of three books: Out of the Darkness-the story of Mary Ellen Wilson, The Mary Ellen Wilson Child Abuse Case and the Beginning of Children’s Rights in Nineteenth Century America, and The Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Dr Lazoritz is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, a Certified Physician Executive, a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, a certified Birkman Method consultant, and a member of the National Speakers Association.
Dr. Martin Lazoritz attended the Medical College of Virginia (MCV). He completed medical school in 1971 as an AOA graduate. At the University of Florida, he completed his residency in general psychiatry in 1974, followed by a two-year fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Lazoritz is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, and in Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry. After completing his training, Dr. Lazoritz joined the faculty at the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry. His interests in business and program development led Dr. Lazoritz into the private sector where, over the next 20 years, he developed a variety of clinical enterprises while continuing to actively practice psychiatry in both the private sector and community agencies.