J. Michael Leibowitz, PhD

Michael Leibowitz, PhDJ. Michael Leibowitz, PhD
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-5450

Phone: (402) 559-5702
E-mail: mleibowi@unmc.edu

Professional Summary:

Dr. Leibowitz is the Hattie B. Munroe Professor and Director of Munroe-Meyer Institute. He is also Director of MMI’s federally designated Nebraska University Center of Excellence on Disabilities. In addition, he serves as Professor of Medical Psychology and Section Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, UNMC College of Medicine.


Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1974
M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, MD,1971
B.A., New York University, New York, NY, 1964

Courses taught:

Child Behavior Analysis and Intervention

Research Interests and Projects:

Dr. Leibowitz has published numerous research articles and book chapters on mental retardation, child behavior analysis and child development and has been principal or co-principal investigator on over thirty federal and state grants.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Psychological Association
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Nebraska Psychological Association
  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities