Neal D Ryan, MD

Joaquim Puig-Antich Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical and Translational Science

Contact Details

121 Meyran Avenue

Education & Training

Yale University, School of Medicine
Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University
Child Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

Specialty Certifications

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

Current Appointments

Director of Education, Department of Psychiatry

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Member, Society of Biological Psychiatry

Research Interests

Machine learning and big data in psychiatry
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Posada JD, Barda AJ, Xue D, Ruiz V, Ryan ND, Tsui FR. Predictive modeling for classification of positive valence system symptom severity from initial psychiatric evaluation records. J Biomed Inform. 2017 May 29. doi: 10.1016/j.jbi.2017.05.019.
  2. Silk JS, Tan PZ, Ladouceur CD, Meller S, Siegle GJ, McMakin DL, Forbes EE, Dahl RE, Kendall PC, Mannarino A, Ryan ND. A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Child-Centered Therapy for Child Anxiety Disorders. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2016 Mar 16:1-13. PMID:26983904
  3. Ryan ND, Kim JW, Leventhal BL. What To Do When It Is not so Clear What To Do: New Opportunities for Studies. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2012 Dec;22(6):463-5. doi: 10.1089/cap.2012.2262. PMID:23234590
  4. Kim J, Sharma V, Ryan ND. Predicting methylphenidate response in ADHD using machine learning approaches. The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology. 2015. May 10; 18(11) DOI: 10.1093/ijnp/pyv052
  5. Forbes EE, Phillips ML, Silk JS, Ryan ND, Dahl RE. Neural systems of threat processing in adolescents: role of pubertal maturation and relation to measures of negative affect. Dev Neuropsychol. 2011 May;36(4):429-52. PMID: 21516542

Clinical Interests

Childhood/adolescent depression & anxiety

Education Interests

Research mentorship of early career faculty; Research design mentoring; Machine learning and big data in psychiatry
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Saunders J, Gopalan P, Puri N, Azzam PN, Zhou L, Ghinassi F, Jain A, Travis M, Ryan ND. Psychosomatic Medicine for Non-Psychiatric Residents: Video Educationand Incorporation of Technology. Acad Psychiatry. 2015 Dec;39(6):649-53. doi:10.1007/s40596-015-0311-3. Epub 2015 Mar 31. PubMed PMID: 25825227.
  2. Jacobson SL, Travis MJ, Solai L, MacPhee E, Reynolds CF 3rd, Ryan ND, Roth LH, Kupfer DJ. Preparing the next generation of leaders in clinician-education andacademic administration. Acad Psychiatry. 2010 May-Jun;34(3):224-8. doi:10.1176/appi.ap.34.3.224. PubMed PMID: 20431105.
  3. Gilbert AR, Tew JD Jr, Reynolds CF 3rd, Pincus HA, Ryan N, Nash K, Kupfer DJ. A developmental model for enhancing research training during psychiatry residency. Acad Psychiatry. 2006 Jan-Feb;30(1):55-62. PubMed PMID: 16473996.
  4. Reynolds CF 3rd, Martin C, Brent D, Ryan N, Dahl RE, Pilkonis P, Marcus MD, Kupfer DJ. Postdoctoral clinical-research training in psychiatry: A model for teaching grant writing and other research survival skills and for increasingclarity of mentoring expectations. Acad Psychiatry. 1998 Sep;22(3):190-6. doi:10.1901/jaba.1998.22-190. PubMed PMID: 19617924; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC2711541.