JOINED THE SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL IN 2014
Chief, Section on Brain Imaging
Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH
Professor (adjunct), Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Jay N. Giedd, M.D. is a practicing Child Psychiatrist, adjunct Professor at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Dept. of Family and Reproductive Medicine) and Chief of the Brain Imaging Section at the Child Psychiatry Branch of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Since 1991, in the lab of Dr. Judith Rapoport, he has been conducting a large scale longitudinal study combining brain imaging, genetics, and psychological/behavioral assessments to explore the path, mechanisms, and influences on brain development in health and illness.
Foundation Prizes: 2013 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research