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.

Kailyn Bradley, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow -Imaging, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program

Sam DeWitt, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow - Imaging, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program

Rachel Freed, PhD
Head of Clinical Research, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Lushna Mehra, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program

 

Contact Us

Clinical Division and General Info
Melissa Fluehr
Tel: 212-659-1660
E-mail: melissa.fluehr@mssm.eduu

Research Division
Rachel Freed
Tel: 212-659-1662
E-mail: rachel.freed@mssm.edu