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
Postdoctoral Fellow- Imaging

Rachel Freed
Postdoctoral Fellow- Clinical

Julia Case
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

Natasha Kostek
Clinical Research Coordinator, Tics and Tourette’s Program

Contact Us

Clinical Division and General Info
Tel: 212-659-1660
E-mail: natasha.kostek@mssm.edu

Research Division
Tel: 212-659-1674
E-mail: julia.case@mssm.edu