Robert Hendren, DO Faculty Chair

Title: Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry, Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Education: University of Utah Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Postgraduate Training: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Yale Child Study Center

Biography Summary: President, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2007-2009); President, Society of Professors of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2002-2004) Faculty positions at George Washington University School of Medicine; University of New Mexico, School of Medicine; UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson and New Jersey Medical Schools; University of California, Davis – Tsakopoulos-Vismara Chair and Executive Director, M.I.N.D. Institute (Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders).

Clinical Expertise: Diagnosis and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, and impulse control disorders. Listed in each publication of “The Best Doctors in America” since it was first published in 1996.

Educational Expertise: Lectures widely on the assessment, formulation and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders; child and adolescent psychopharmacology and complementary and alternative treatments; and integrative treatment.

Research Areas: Primary areas of research and publication interests are translational clinical pharmacology and nutritional trials using biomarkers (MRI, measures of inflammation, oxidative stress, immune function and pharmacogenomics) in neurodevelopmental disorders.