Heather M Joseph

Heather M Joseph, DO

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Medicine, Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders

Selected Honors & Awards

Junior Investigator Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Klingenstein Third Generation Fellowship in ADHD,

Research Interests

Infant and toddler attention; Early risk signals; neurodevelopmental disorders
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Joseph HM, Kennedy TM, Gnagy EM, Perlman SB, Pelham WE & Molina BS. (2019) Fathers with childhood ADHD, parenting, and their young children's behavior: Offspring of the Pittsburgh ADHD Longitudinal Study (PALS). Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 50(1), 35-44.
  2. Joseph HM, Farmer C, Kipp H, Kolko D, Aman M, McGinley J, ... & Molina BS (2019) Attendance and engagement in parent training predict child behavioral outcomes in children pharmacologically treated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and severe aggression. Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 29(2), 90-99.
  3. Molina BS, Kipp HL, Joseph HM, Engster SA, Harty SC, Dawkins M, ... & Bangalore SS (2019) Stimulant diversion risk among college students treated for ADHD: Primary care provider prevention training. Academic Pediatrics, S1876-2859(18)30551-5.

Education Interests

Research mentorship; Resident & postdoctoral education
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Gopalan P, Glance J, Valpey R, Joseph H & Shenai N. (2018) Development of a women's mental health curriculum and evolution to a Women's Mental Health Area of Concentration in a psychiatry residency program. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 21(1), 113-116.