Lisa M. Cullins, MD (she/her/hers)
Lisa M. Cullins, MD is the Director of the NIMH Clinical Training Program and an Attending Physician in the Emotion and Development Branch at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Cullins is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. Dr. Cullins completed her Adult Psychiatry Residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in Los Angeles, CA and her Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, NY. Dr. Cullins has devoted most of her career to training and education, community psychiatry and systems of care, in particular, working with children and adolescents in the child welfare system and other underserved populations. Dr. Cullins has had the privilege of being a physician leader and clinician educator in multiple treatment settings ranging from research, academic, tertiary care hospital facilities to one of the largest child community mental health providers in California. Throughout her career, Dr. Cullins has been a staunch advocate for quality and access to care for children and families and has been an active participant in American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).
Dr. Cullins is an Associate Investigator in the Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, Section on Mood Dysregulation and Neuroscience and the Neuroscience and Novel Therapeutics Unit. Dr. Cullins respectively studies children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, irritability, and severe mood dysregulation. Dr. Cullins has a special interest in health equity and justice.
Faculty development for Teaching Faculty in Psychiatry: Where We Are and What We Need . De Golia SG, Cagande CC, Ahn MS, Cullins LM, Walaszek A, Cowley DS. (2019) Acad Psychiatry. PMID: 29626292
Depression in African American and Black Caribbean Youth and the Intersection of Spirituality and Religion . Cullins L, Solages M, McKnight S. (2019) Child and Adolesc Clinics of North Am. PMID: 31076121
Depression in Latino and Immigrant Refugee Youth: Clinical Opportunities and Considerations . Fortuna L, Concepcion M, Cullins L. (2019) Child and Adolesc Clinics of North Am. PMID: 31076122
Textbook of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (3rd Ed.) Mina Dulcan (Pub) American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Washington DC 2021
Cultural Psychiatry With Children, Adolescents and Families (Pub) American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Washington DC 2021