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Scientist Emeritus

Susan E. Swedo, M.D.

Pediatrics and Developmental Neuroscience Branch
Building 10 Room 4N208
10 Center Drive MSC1255
Bethesda MD 20892-1255
Office: (301) 496-5323

Fax: (301) 402-8497

Dr. Swedo received her B.A. degree from Augustana College in 1977 and her M.D. from Southern Illinois University in 1980. Shortly after completing a residency in pediatrics at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Swedo was named Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University. The following year, she moved to Washington D.C. and became a senior staff fellow in the Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH. Dr. Swedo was granted tenure in 1992, became Head of the Section on Behavioral Pediatrics in 1994, and Chief of the Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch in 1998. She also served as the Acting Scientific Director for NIMH from 1995 through 1998. Dr. Swedo recently received the Joel Elkes International Research Award from the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Her laboratory studies childhood-onset obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders, including Tourette syndrome and Sydenham chorea.

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  • James Feinstein
    Predoctoral Fellow
    (301) 496-5323

  • Marjorie Garvey
    Senior Research Fellow
    (301) 496-5323

  • Lorraine Lougee
    Patient Coordinator
    (301) 496-5323

  • Maggie Pekar
    Research Assistant
    (301) 496-5323

  • Stefanie Poulos
    Predoctoral Fellow
    (301) 496-5323

  • Elizabeth Redcay
    Predoctoral Fellow
    (301) 496-5323

  • Lisa Snider, M.D.
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    (301) 496-5323