Who We Are

Center Leadership

Directors

Director: Cristiane S. Duarte, PhD, MPH
Cristiane.Duarte@nyspi.columbia.edu
>646-774-5801

Founding Director: Myrna Weissman, PhD
Myrna.weissman@nyspi.columbia.edu
646-774-6427

Core Faculty

  • Catherine Monk, PhD (Perinatal Psychology)

    • Professor of Medical Psychology (in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry) at CUMC
  • Myrna Weissman, PhD

    • Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor of Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
  • Chiaying Wei, PhD (Evidence-Based Treatments in Childhood and Parental Psychopathology)

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
  • Claudia Lugo-Candelas, PhD (Developmental Psychology)

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
    Claudia Lugo-Candelas
  • Ardesheer Talati, PhD (Epidemiology)

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
  • Eyal Abraham, PhD (Early Behavioral Development)

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
  • Tamara Sussman, PhD (Adolescent Neurodevelopment)

    • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
  • Lillian Pollanco-Roman (Developmental Mental Health Disparities)

  • Pamela Scorza, PhD (Maternal Mental Health)

    • Assistant Professor of Reproductive Sciences (in Obstetrics and Gynecology) at the Columbia University Medical Center
  • Marisa Spann, PhD (Developmental Neuroimaging)

    • Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
    Marisa Spann, PhD, MPH
  • David C. Saunders, MD, PhD

  • Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD

    • Leon Hess Professor of Environmental Health Sciences and Professor of Epidemiology
  • Christoph Anacker, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
  • Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

    • Suzanne Crosby Murphy Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry
  • Jay Gingrich, MD, PhD

    • Sackler Institute Professor of Developmental Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the CUMC
  • Maya Deyssenroth, DrPH

    • Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Diddier Prada, PhD

    • Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Catherine Monk, PhD (Perinatal Psychology)

    • Professor of Medical Psychology (in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Psychiatry) at CUMC
  • Myrna Weissman, PhD

    • Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor of Epidemiology (in Psychiatry)
  • Chiaying Wei, PhD (Evidence-Based Treatments in Childhood and Parental Psychopathology)

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
  • Melanie Wall, PhD (Biostatistics)

    • Professor of Biostatistics (in Psychiatry)
  • Ying Liu, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, CUIMC (Biostatistics and Machine Learning)
  • Shuang Wang, PhD

    • Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, CU Mailman
  • Yun Wang, PhD (Big Data/Neuroimaging)

  • Blake Turner, PhD

    • Assistant Professor of Social Sciences (in Psychiatry) at CUMC
  • Tenneill Murray, MS

    • Project Director

Collaborators

  • Jonathan Posner, MD

  • Todd Everson, PhD

  • Shakira Suglia, DrPH

    • Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology
  • Glorisa Canino, PhD

  • Dorilys Vila, PhD

  • Andrea Jackowski, PhD

  • Ruth Feldman, PhD

  • Sintia Belangero, PhD

  • Ricardo Bertolla, MD, PhD

  • Ivaldo Silva, MD, PhD

Trainees

  • Marjorine Henriquez-Castillo

    • PhD Candidate
  • Sara VanBronkhorst, PhD

    • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Mariely Hernandez, PhD

    • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Tre Gissandaner, PhD

    • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Mateus Mazzafero

    • Masters Student
  • Albert Wakhloo, BA

  • Camila Goldner Perez, MD, MPH