Patricia Aguayo, MPH, MD

Patricia Aguayo, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City, Mexico and a Master of Public Health degree at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ.  She completed her Psychiatry residency at New York Medical College, where she served as chief resident and then went on to pursue a f... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

James C. Ashworth, MD

Dr. James C. Ashworth, MD, Associate Professor (Clinical) is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City Utah. He completed a four-year adult psychiatry residency at the USAF Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas after being awarded an Air Force scholarship. He completed a two-year fellowship in Child and A... Read More

Deborah Bilder, MD

Dr. Deborah Bilder is Medical Director of the Neurobehavior HOME Program. In this setting, she provides medical and psychiatric services in a novel medical home program in Salt Lake City, Utah, which serves individuals throughout the lifespan with developmental disabilities. Dr. Bilder also provides psychiatric consultation to the University of U... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

Jonathan D. Birnkrant, MD

Jonathan Birnkrant, M.D., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH.  He completed triple board training in the Brown Medical School – Rhode Island Hospital Combined residency program in Providence, RI, where he served as chief resident.  Dr. Birnkrant is board certified in Psychiatry and C... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Elizabeth L. Botts, MD

Dr. Botts, a native of Oklahoma, completed her adult psychiatry residency training at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, UT and child psychiatry fellowship training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee before moving back to Utah. Dr. Botts is Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Board Eligible in Child... Read More

Natalie Buerger, PhD

Natalie Buerger, Ph.D., Instructor (Clinical), earned her Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Utah Educational Psychology program in 2014. She completed her APA accredited internship at The Watson Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she specialized on the autism training track. Dr. Buerger also participated in the URLEND program... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychology

Locations:

650 Komas
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
801-587-8020

Benjamin R. Chan, MD

Dr. Benjamin Chan currently works as an inpatient attending physician at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). He sees a wide variety of patients with various diagnoses and ages (from 4-17 years old). Conditions that Dr. Chan treats in an inpatient setting include: depression, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Mood Disorders, Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Julia Connelly, PhD

Dr. Julia Connelly is the Clinical Director of the University Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic. She provides psychological assessment services for autism spectrum disorder and related disorders for individuals of any age. She also provides individual and family therapy to address symptoms related to ASD, such as anxiety, depression, school/work and ... Read More

Specialties:

Autism, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychology

Locations:

650 Komas
Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic
801-587-8020

Thomas Conover, MD

Dr. Conover is Board Certified in General Pediatrics, General Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Conover practices at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) where he provides care for psychiatrically hospitalized children and adolescents, and serves as the Medical Director for Youth Services.... Read More

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

Kristin Francis, MD

Dr. Kristin Francis joined UNI as a child and adolescent inpatient psychiatrist after completing medical school, residency and fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. She treats a wide range of psychiatric disorders and has special interests in treating patients who suffer from eating disorders. ... Read More

Laura Gilley, MD

Dr. Laura Gilley practices as an inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Univeristy of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). She is board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.She has bee... Read More

Douglas D. Gray, MD

As a suicidologist, Dr. Gray studies suicide completers in an attempt to better understand suicide risk factors, and to help develop future suicide prevention programs across the age span. He uses psychological autopsies, genetics and toxicology methods to make inroads to get a better understanding of suicide risk factors. His clinical focus is pri... Read More

Ashlee B. Hardesty Van Ginkel, MD

Dr. Ashlee Hardesty Van Ginkel, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree in California at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She then completed psychiatry residency at Brown University. She recently completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  During both general ... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health - Outpatient, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Social Work

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Toni M. Hesse, MD

Dr. Toni Hesse, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota.  She then completed  a psychiatry residency and a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship here at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  During training, Dr. Hesse conducted a pilot investigation in ... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Ernest Jeremy Kendrick, MD

Dr. Jeremy Kendrick recently joined the University faculty after completing residency in Pediatrics and a combined residency/fellowship in Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Kendrick currently practices inpatient psychiatry at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute where he works with children and adolescents. As a Pediatrician as we... Read More

Kristi Kleinschmit, MD

Dr. Kristi Kleinschmit graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed a Triple Board internship/residency at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and holds American Board certifications in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Kleinschmit is an attending physician a... Read More

Allison Nitsche Leahy, MPH, MD

Dr. Allison Nitsche, a native of New Orleans, completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and child psychiatry and community psychiatry fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta before moving to Utah in 2010. In Atlanta, she also received her Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Heal... Read More

D. Richard Martini, MD

D. Richard Martini, M.D. is Division Chief , Behavioral Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine. He is also Director, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Primary Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Martini graduated from John Hopkins University and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Pediatric Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-313-7711
Primary Children's Hospital 801-313-7711
Primary Children's at Wasatch Canyons Campus 801-313-7711

Jennifer O'Donohoe, MD

Dr. Jennifer O’Donohoe graduated from the Triple Board Residency Program at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is a board certified pediatrician, psychiatrist, and child psychiatrist. She currently works as an inpatient attending physician at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). She sees patients aged 4-17 years old ... Read More

Kristen L. Pagel, MPH, MD

Kristen Pagel, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her public health degree in epidemiology from the School of Public Health at the University of California at Los Angeles and her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, CA.  She completed her General Psychiatry residency at Loma Linda - Inland Em... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Mood Disorders, Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Matthew Pierson, MD

Dr. Matthew Pierson is a child and adolescent inpatient hospitalist at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI).... Read More

Mark Rindflesh, MD

Dr. Rindflesh has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders and has had a particular interest in working with parents in both individual and group settings to assist them in dealing with children and adolescents being treated for psychiatric problems. He has also worked in a rural setting, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, providing assessment an... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Kalyani Samudra, MD

Kalyani Samudra has been in clinical practice for over 15 years. She has worked with emotionally disturbed youth in both academic and community/public psychiatry settings, and across inpatient, residential, day treatment and outpatient settings. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and neurology in both General Psychiatry and in Ch... Read More

Patrick W. Shea, MD

Dr. Patrick Shea, Assistant Professor (Clinical), received his medical degree from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston where he became interested in pediatrics and psychiatry. He completed his triple-board residency training at the University of Utah in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2014. During h... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child, Transgender Health

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515
University Hospital
Infectious Diseases, Clinic 1A
801-585-2031

Mary Steinmann, MD

Dr. Steinmann is an inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist board-certified in pediatrics, adult psychiatry, and child psychiatry. She has a special interest in children and families struggling with chronic comorbid medical and mental illness, and the impact of chronic illness on sibling relationships and family dynamics. She also has a stro... Read More

Paul T. Stevens, MD

Dr. Paul Stevens, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned his medical degree at the University of Utah School of Medicine.  He completed the Triple Board residency (pediatrics, adult psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he served as co-chief resident during his final year.  During ... Read More

Specialties:

Adult Behavioral Health, Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

650 Komas
Neurobehavior H.O.M.E. Program
801-581-5515

Howard R. Weeks, MD

Dr. Weeks graduated from the "Triple Board" Program here at the University of Utah. He is trained in child & adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry and pediatrics as well as clinical informatics.  He is the Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for University Health.Since joining the University faculty in 2002, he has been active in many of ... Read More

Amy L. Wilson, MD

Dr. Amy Wilson is a child and adolescent inpatient hospitalist at the University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI).... Read More

Specialties:

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Child

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.