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Melissa P. Lopez-Larson, M.D.

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  • English

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Dr. Lopez-Larson joined the University of Utah in the Fall of 2008. Dr. Lopez-Larson is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Dr. Lopez-Larson performed her adult and child psychiatry training at Harvard Medical School training sites including Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital and Cambridge Hospital, respectively. Her focus is on brain development in healthy youths and in youths with psychiatric illness with a specific focus on the identification of risk factors for psychiatric illness. Dr. Lopez-Larson is a full time neuroimaging researcher and is studying the the effects of development on specific brain networks believed to be involved in cognition and mood regulation in healthy children as well as in youths with bipolar disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder utilizing multimodal neuroimaging techniques.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Psychiatry - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Child Psychiatry
Board Certification American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Child/Adol)

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Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Psychiatry - Assistant Professor
Academic Divisions Child Psychiatry
Board Certification American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Child/Adol)

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University of Utah Brain Institute
383 Colorow Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Lopez-Larson joined the University of Utah in the Fall of 2008. Dr. Lopez-Larson is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine. Dr. Lopez-Larson performed her adult and child psychiatry training at Harvard Medical School training sites including Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital and Cambridge Hospital, respectively. Her focus is on brain development in healthy youths and in youths with psychiatric illness with a focus on the identification of risk factors for psychiatric illness. Specifically, she is researching the effects of development on specific brain networks believed to be involved in cognition and mood regulation in healthy children as well as in youths with bipolar disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder utilizing multimodal neuroimaging techniques.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow Cambridge Hospital, Harvard University
Psychiatry
Research Fellow
Fellowship Cambridge Hospital, Harvard University
Psychiatry
Fellow
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
Psychiatry
Resident
Internship Newton Wellesley Hospital, Tuft's University
Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of Cincinnati
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Notre Dame College of Ohio
Chemistry
B.S.

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