Marleen Radigan, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)

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Dr. Marleen Radigan is Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and Associate Director of Youth Services Evaluation Research at the New York State Office of Mental Health.

Dr. Radigan was formerly a research scientist with the NYS Department of Health.

Dr. Radigan specializes in health services research utilizing large data sets and in the development of evaluation research studies whose focus is the enhancement of mental health services for children and families in NYS.

Dr. Radigan was awarded the American Public Health Association Lutterman award for student research in 2004.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)


  • Female


1) Organizational factors that facilitate or hinder innovation implementation in the form of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in medical and behavioral health settings.

2) Youth and family predictors of satisfaction with mental health services

3) Development of program quality and outcome indicators using administrative data sets.

Selected Publications

  • Radigan M, Lannon P, Roohan P, Gesten F : Psychotropic Medication Patterns for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions in a Low Income Population . Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology 2005;15: 44-56
  • Wagner V, Radigan M, Roohan P, Gesten F: Asthma in Medicaid Managed Care Enrollees Residing in New York City: Results from a Post World Trade Center Disaster Survey. . Journal of Urban Health 2005;82: 76-89
  • Boothroyd RA, Kuppinger AD, Evans ME, Armstrong MI, Radigan M : Understanding Respite Care Use by Families of Children Receiving Short-Term, In-Home Psychiatric Emergency Services. Journal of Child and Family Studies 1998;7: 353-376