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Roma A. Vasa, M.D.
Director of Education and Training
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Expertise: Anxiety Disorders, Behavioral Disorder, Behavioral Medicine, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Child Development and Behavioral Health, Child Psychiatry, Depression, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychotherapy ...read more
- Director of Education and Training
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
- B.A., Colby College (Maine) (1987)
- M.D., Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (New Jersey) (1991)
Columbia UniversityPresbyterian Hospital, New York City, New York, 1992, Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 1995, General Psychiatry Residency; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 1997, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Research & Publications
Child and adolescent anxiety and depressive disorders, behavioral and neural correlates of pediatric anxiety disorders, psychiatric consequences of traumatic brain injury
Vasa, RA, Pine DS: Pharmacotherapy of depressed children and adolescents: current issues and future directions (2006). Biol Psychiatry 2006: 1;59(11):1021-8.
Vasa RA, Roberson-Nay, R, Klein, RG, Mannuzza, S, Moulton JL, Guardino M, Merikangas A, Pine DS: Memory deficits in children with and at risk for anxiety disorders. Anxiety and Depression 2006.
Vasa RA, Grados M, Slomine B, Herskovitz EH, Thompson RE, Salorio C,Christensen J, Wurtsa C, Riddle MA, Gerring JP: Neuroimaging correlates of anxiety after pediatric traumatic brain injury. Biological Psychiatry 2004: 55(3): 208-216.
Vasa R, Gerring J, Grados M, Slomine B, Rising W, Christensen J, Denckla M, Riddle MA: Anxiety following severe pediatric closed head injury. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2002: 41: 148-156.
Gerring J, Slomine B, Vasa R, Grados M, Chen A, Rising W, Christensen J, Bryan N, Denckla M: Development of posttraumatic stress disorder after severe closed head injury in children and adolescents. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2002: 41: 157-165.