Meet our Team
The following faculty and staff members make up the Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program.
Vilma Gabbay, MD, MS
Chief, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One of the nation's leading experts on pediatric mood disorders, Dr. Gabbay is also a renowned researcher with a focus on the neurological and immunological mechanisms that contribute to the development and maintenance of mood disorders in youth.
Carmen Alonso, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dr. Alonso, a triple board certified psychiatrist, has led treatment teams across the spectrum of emergency, inpatient, consultation/liaison, school consultation, and outpatient mental health services for the pediatric population. She will assist Dr. Gabbay’s team in identifying the neurobiological correlates of mood and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents with the aim to improve identification, diagnosis, and treatment of this challenging population.
Postdoctoral Fellow- Imaging
Postdoctoral Fellow- Clinical
Clinical Research Coordinator, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Frederico de Paoli
Clinical Research Assistant, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS
Chief, Tics and Tourette’s Clinical and Research Program
Professor of Psychiatry
Clinical Research Coordinator, Tics and Tourette’s Program