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Elizabeth Penner

Elizabeth Penner, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

525 Plaza

HMHI (UNI) Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic
801-585-1212
  • Elizabeth Penner, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She earned her MPH at Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her general Psychiatry residency as well as her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine/Creighton Residency combined program, and is board certified in both Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Penner's clinical interests are broad and include ADHD, child and adolescent mood disorders, and psychosis. Her academic interests include improving access to care for underserved populations, physician well-being, and medical student and resident education. Dr. Penner is excited to continue her career in Utah as a member of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry outpatient team at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • Elizabeth Penner, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She earned her MPH at Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her general Psychiatry residency as well as her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine/Creighton Residency combined program, and is board certified in both Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Penner's clinical interests are broad and include ADHD, child and adolescent mood disorders, and psychosis. Her academic interests include improving access to care for underserved populations, physician well-being, and medical student and resident education. Dr. Penner is excited to continue her career in Utah as a member of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry outpatient team at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Psychiatry -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

    Education history

    Fellowship Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Creighton University School of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center Fellow
    Psychiatry - Creighton University School of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center Resident
    Postdoctoral Fellowship Developmental Psychopathology - Center for Neurobehavioral Research, Boys Town National Research Hospital Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Internal Medicine - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center Resident
    Graduate Training Quantitative Methods - Harvard School of Public Health M.P.H.
    Medicine - University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Nutrition Science - University of Nebraska–Lincoln B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Meffert H, Penner E, VanTieghem MR, Sypher I, Leshin J, Blair RJR (2018). The role of ventral striatum in reward-based attentional bias. Brain Res, 1689, 89-97.
    2. Thornton LC, Penner EA, Nolan ZT, Adalio CJ, Sinclair S, Meffert H, Hwang S, Blair RJR, White SF (2017). The processing of animacy information is disrupted as a function of callous-unemotional traits in youth with disruptive behavior disorders. Neuroimage Clin, 16, 498-506.
    3. Penner EA, Buettner H, Mittleman MA (2013). The impact of marijuana use on glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance among US adults. Am J Med, 126(7), 583-9.

    Review

    1. Mostofsky E, Penner EA, Mittleman MA (2014). Outbursts of anger as a trigger of acute cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis. [Review]. Eur Heart J, 35(21), 1404-10.

    Abstract

    1. Thornton L, Penner E, Crum K, Nolan Z, Adalio C, Sinclair S, Meffert H, Hwang S, Blair J, White S (2017). 128. Dysfunction in Animacy Information Processing in Adolescents with Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Callous-Unemotional Traits [Abstract]. 81(10), S53-S54.
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