Faculty

Moira Rynn

Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry, Child & Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience
School of Medicine

Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine
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Dr. Rynn is Chair for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. She is an internationally-renowned expert in the treatment of pediatric mood and anxiety disorders. She has spent her career focused on improving treatments for children, adolescents, and young adults with treatment refractory mood and anxiety disorders. Her most recent studies have examined novel augmentation treatment strategies for pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and treatment models for adolescent depression in the primary care setting.  Dr. Rynn received her medical degree from Rutgers University. She completed her internship and residency in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and served as Chief Resident.  After completing her adult psychiatry training, she completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia followed by a Neuropsychopharmacology Research Fellowship sponsored by the NIMH at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Prior to joining Columbia University, Dr. Rynn was medical director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Section of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.


Education & Training

M.D. 1991

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Intern in Psychiatry, Psychiatry

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Resident, Adult Psychiatry, Psychiatry

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Chief Resident, Psychiatry, Psychiatry

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Resident, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Psychiatry

National Institutes of Health