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Professor of Psychiatry
Professor of Pediatrics

Phone: (631) 632-8840

Provider Profile at Stony Brook University Physicians

Education: AB Wellesley College 1964
Cornell University Medical College 1968
Internship in Medicine Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1969
Psychiatric Residency Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1970
Psychiatric Residency National Institute of Mental Health, Washington, DC 1972
Child Psychiatry Fellowship UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 1976
NIMH Special Research Fellowship UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 1978
Board Certification: Board Certified in Psychiatry 1975
Board Certified in Child Psychiatry 1978
Treatment Specialties: psychopharmacology
diagnostically complex cases
childhood mood disorders
Research Interests: psychopharmacology
bipolar disorder
Current Research: Clinical trials:Merck-Bipolar Disorder, Pfizer-antidepresant study
NIMH: Temperamental Emotionality in Preschoolers and Depression Risk
Honors: American Psychiatric Association: Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention (2013)
Lifetime Achievement Award:  University of Missouri-Columbia (2012)
Program Chair: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2011-2014)
American Psychiatric Association's Blanch F. Ittleson Award for Research (2007)
Publications: Medline Search


Review Article: Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America: Affective Disorders and Psychosis in Youth (October 2013)

Award: Gabrielle Carlson, MD received the Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Prevention at the 166th annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (2013)

Commentary: Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology: The dramatic rise in neuroleptic use in children: why do we do it and what does it buy us? Theories from inpatient data 1988-2010 (2013)

Special Article: World Psychiatry: Differential diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents (2012)