Mary R. Leder, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Mary R. Leder, MD

Mary R. Leder, MD

Center for Family Safety and Healing
Physician Team

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Contact Information

The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 E Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3279
FX: (614) 722-3196


M. Ranee Leder, MD, is an attending physician for The Center for Family Safety and Healing at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is a member of the Division of Child and Family Advocacy. Her clinical interests include child sexual and physical abuse, particularly the education of professionals, medical and otherwise, on these topics. Her professional interests include resident education and primary care competency of the anogenital examination, as well as use of newer, more sensitive methods for detecting sexually transmitted infections in abuse survivors.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Wright State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/13/1992


  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993


  • Ohio State University Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1995


  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998


  • Pediatrics


  • Child and Family Advocacy


  • Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 12/09/1998


  • Leder, M.R., Leber, A.L., Marcon, M.J., Scribano, PV. 2013. Use of APTIMA® Combo 2: The Experience of a Child Advocacy Center.  Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. Vol. 22, no. July: 297-311.
  • Leder MR. 2012. Acute sexual assault and evidence collection in the DNA era.  Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Vol. 13, no. 3. (November): 194-201.
  • Leder MR, Emans SJ. 2011. Sexual abuse in the child and adolescent. In Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, ed 6. Edited by Emans SJ, Laufer MR. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  • Leder MR. 2008. Children & Adolescents with Special Healthcare Needs. In Ohio Pediatric Sexual Abuse Protocol. Columbus: Ohio Chapter of the AAP Committee on Children Abuse and Neglect.
  • Leder, M. R., French, G. M. 2006. The sexualization of children in media.  Contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 23(12), no. December.
  • Leder, M. R. 2006. Screening for sexually transmitted infections with urine nucleic acid amplification testing:potential application for sexual abuse evaluation.  Critical Measures. Vol. 7(3), no. January.
  • Leder, M. R., French, G. M. 2005. Precepting genital exams: challenges in implementing a complex educational intervention in continuity clinic.  Ambulatory Pediatrics. Vol. 5(2), no. March.
  • Leder, M.R., Emans, S.J. 2005. Sexual Abuse in the Child and adolescent in Emans, S.J., Laufer, M. R. (eds). In Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  • Leder, M. R., Knight J. R. Emans, S. J. 2001. Sexual abuse: management strategies and legal issues.  contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 18(5), no. May: 77-92.
  • Leder, M. R., Knight J. R., Emans, S. J. 2001. Sexual abuse: When to suspect it, how to assess for it.  Contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 18(5), no. May: 59-74.
  • Leder, R. Vandeven, A. 2001. Margaret's Secret (Standardized teaching case and guide on child sexual abuse). In Knight J. R., Frazer, C.,Emans, S. J. (eds) Bright Futures Case Studies for Primary Care Clinicians: Child Development and Behavior. Boston: American Academy of Pedicatrics.
  • Coury, D. L., Berger, S.P., Stancin, T., Tanner, J. L., Faber, S., Handley-Derry, M. High, P., Leder, R., et al. 1999. Curricular guidelines for residency traning in developmental-behavioral pediatrics.  Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Vol. 20(2), no. April: S1-S35.
  • Leder, M. R., Hafler, J. P., et al. 1999. Addressing sexual abuse in the primary care setting.  Pediatrics. Vol. 104(2), no. January: 270-275.
  • Leder, M.R., Rappaport, L.A. 1999. Encopresis in Dershewitz, R.A. (ed). In Ambulatory Pediatric Care. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven.
  • Chattoraj (Leder), M.R. and McLeod, R. 1994. Osteomyelitis in the neonate.  Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
  • Leder MR, Scribano PV, Leber AL, Marcon, MJ. 0. Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections in sexually abused girls using APTIMA® combo 2: the experience of a child advocacy center.  J Child Sexual Abuse.
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