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Meet the Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine Team

Roger Packer

Roger Packer Senior Vice President, Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine
Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute
Director, Brain Tumor Institute

Elizabeth Wells

Elizabeth Wells Vice President, Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine Center

Justin Burton

Justin Burton Division Chief, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist

William Gaillard

William D. Gaillard Division Chief, Epilepsy and Neurophysiology
Division Chief, Neurology
Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Program
Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience Research

Adre duPlessis

Adré J. du Plessis Division Chief, Prenatal and Transitional Pediatrics
Director, Prenatal Pediatrics Institute
Director, Prenatal Brain Program

Gerard Gioia

Gerard Gioia Division Chief, Neuropsychology
Director, Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery and Education (SCORE) Program

Andrea Gropman

Andrea Gropman Division Chief, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Neurogenetics

Adelaide Robb

Adelaide Robb Division Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Randi Streisand

Randi Streisand Division Chief, Psychology and Behavioral Health
Vice Chair, Institutional Review Board

Tayyba Anwar, M.D.

Tayyba Anwar Neurologist
Neonatal Neurologist

Rebecca Begtrup

Rebecca Begtrup Medical Director, Eating Disorder Treatment Program
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Miriam Bornhorst

Miriam Bornhorst Clinical Director, Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute

Tara Brennan

Tara Brennan Director, Child Development Program

Yaphet Bryant

Yaphet Bryant Director, Mental Health Services for HIV Prevention and Treatment Program

David Call

David Call Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program
Medical Director, Gender Development Program

Irene Chatoor

Irene Chatoor Director, Infant and Toddler Mental Health Program


Lauren Clary Director, Endocrine and Diabetes Clinical Psychology Services

Bhavin Dave

Bhavin Dave Co-Director, Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

Marc DiFazio

Marc DiFazio Vice President, Ambulatory Services
Past President, Medical Staff

Marc Disabella

Marc DiSabella Director, Headache Program
Program Director, Child Neurology Fellowship
Medical Director, Neurology Education

Melissa Dvorsky

Melissa Dvorsky Director, ADHD & Learning Differences Program

Lisa Efron

Lisa Efron Director, Training in Professional Psychology

Leandra Godoy

Leandra Godoy Co-Director, Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program

Steven Hardy

Steven Hardy Director, Psychology and Patient Care Services for CCBD

Dana Harrar

Dana Harrar Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
Co-Director, Critical Care Neurology

Linda Herbert, Ph.D.

Linda Herbert Director, Psychosocial Clinical Program, Allergy and Immunology

Dr. Eugene Hwang

Eugene Hwang Associate Division Chief, Oncology

Anne Inge

Anne Inge Clinical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Training Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program

Ilana Kahn

Ilana Kahn Clinical Director, Neuroimmunology
Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Options

Faith Kelley

Faith Kelley Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Medical Director, Mood Disorders Clinic
Psychiatrist Consultant

Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Youssef Kousa

Youssef Kousa Neonatal Neurologist
Director, Zika Genetics Consortium

Eleanor Mackey

Eleanor Mackey Associate Director, Training in Professional Psychology

Donna Marschall

Donna Marschall Director, Whole Bear Care, Primary Care Behavioral Health Services

Juma Mbwana

Juma Mbwana Director, Neuroscience Medical Unit

Michael Mintz

Michael Mintz Associate Director, Child Development Program

Jeffrey Moak

Jeffrey Moak Director, Electrophysiology Program

Olga Morozova

Olga Morozova Director, Education and Fellowship
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist

Sarah Mulkey

Sarah Mulkey Co-Director, Congenital Infection Program
Director, Prenatal and Neonatal Fellowship
Prenatal and Neonatal Neurologist

Children's National Hospital

Kierre Nelson Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consult Liaison Service
Associate Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program

Nasima Nursat

Nasima Nusrat Medical Director, Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

Jeffrey Rabin

Jeffrey Rabin Vice-Chair, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Pediatric Rehabilitation Specialist
Chronic Pain Specialist

Kelly Register-Brown

Kelly Register-Brown Medical Director, Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Brian Reilly

Brian Reilly Co-Director of the Cochlear Implant Program

Brian Rood

Brian Rood Director, Clinical Neuro-Oncology
Medical Director, Brain Tumor Institute

Children's National Hospital

Mi-Young Ryee Co-Director, Anxiety Disorders Program

Erin Sadler

Erin Sadler Co-Director, Mood Disorders Program
Director, CPP Services

Ayman Saleh

Ayman Saleh Medical Director, Ambulatory Psychiatry and Takoma Theatre Outpatient Clinic
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Jacqueline Sanz

Jacqueline Sanz Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program

Sarah Schlatterer

Sarah Schlatterer Director, Neurocardiac Critical Care
Prenatal and Neonatal Neurologist

Meghan Schott

Meghan Schott Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Services
Child Psychiatrist

John Schreiber

John Schreiber Director, Epilepsy Genetics Program
Director, Electroencephalography

Olivia Soutullo

Olivia Soutullo Director, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Services

John Strang

John Strang Director, Gender and Autism Program

Jeffrey Strelzik

Jeffrey Strelzik Associate Director, Child Neurology Fellowship Program
Director, Headache Infusion Program
Medical Director, Neurology Education

Laura Tochen

Laura Tochen Co-Director, Movement Disorders Program
Co-Director, Myelin Disorders Program

Ryan Uy

Ryan Uy Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician
Medical Director, Fragile X Clinic

Dr. Laura Willing

Laura Willing Co-Director, Anxiety Disorders Program
DCMAP Children's National Hospital Site Lead
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist