Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD
Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD, is the Ruane Professor for the Implementation of Science for Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and Columbia University; and Acting Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, a collaborative program between NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is also Co-Director of both the National Institute of Mental Health T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship for Translational Research in Child Psychiatric Disorders and the Whitaker Scholar Program in Developmental Neuropsychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele is a child and adolescent psychiatrist who uses molecular and translational neuroscience research tools in the pursuit of new treatments for autism spectrum disorder and pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Prior to joining the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia in 2014, Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele was Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, where he was also an Associate Professor and Medical Director for the Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorder.