Psychiatrist and Neuroscientist
Ryan Herringa, M.D., Ph.D., is is an Assistant Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is a pediatric psychiatrist and neuroscientist specializing in the treatment of traumatized youth. His lab conducts research to explores neural changes following childhood trauma and PTSD using neuroimaging approaches.
Dr. Herringa completed his M.D./Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin, his adult and child psychiatry residency at the University of Pittsburgh, and then returned to the UW in 2011 as faculty. He has received support to conduct his research from the National Institute of Mental Health, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, and the University of Wisconsin. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fitness and outdoors, mindfulness, fly-fishing, and reading a good book.
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