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Natalie Weder, MD

Natalie Weder

Pediatric Psychopharmacologist
Child Mind Institute

Natalie Weder, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with extensive experience diagnosing and treating the full range of psychiatric disorders. She is an expert in the areas of risk, resilience, and mood and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.

Dr. Weder joins the Child Mind Institute after serving as a Leon Levy Research Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Child Study Center. There, in addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice, she conducted research in collaboration with the Yale Department of Psychiatry, examining the interaction between genes and environment in children exposed to traumatic stress. She also had the opportunity to teach and mentor child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students.

Dr. Weder completed a National Institute of Mental Health-sponsored research fellowship at the New York University Child Study Center. She was also a member of the Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience. She completed her general psychiatry training at Yale University and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the NYU Child Study Center. She is board certified in adult psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Weder has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Pilot Research Award and the Robinson Cunningham Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Peter Henderson Award bestowed by the American Academy of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, and the Laughlin Fellowship, given annually by the American College of Psychiatrists to the 10 residents from the United States and Canada most likely to make a significant contribution to the field.

She has published in the most scientifically respected journals, including Biological Psychiatry and the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, where she serves as a contributing editor. In addition she has co-edited two books: Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry and Clinical Assessments in Psychiatry.

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