Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD, 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. He’s the Suzanne Crosby Murphy Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He also directs the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI), and Columbia University. Additionally, he’s a co-director of both the NIMH T32 post-doctoral fellowship for translational research in child psychiatric disorders and the Whitaker Scholar Program in Developmental Neuropsychiatry at NYSPI/Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele trained in human molecular genetics in the laboratory of Edwin H. Cook at the University of Chicago. He expanded his research experience with a postdoctoral research fellowship in molecular neuroscience with Randy Blakely and Jim Sutcliffe at Vanderbilt University. He also served as the 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.