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.

Barbara J. Coffey, MD, MS
Chief, Tics and Tourette’s Clinical and Research Program
Professor of Psychiatry

Dorothy E. Grice, MD
Chief, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program
Professor of Psychiatry

Matthew Hopperstad, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Eyal Shemesh, MD
Chief, Division of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

Emily Stern, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Ariz Rojas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Amy Johnson, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator

Ana Vallejo, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator

Lev Katz, MA
Clinical Research Coordinator

Laura Ibanez-Gomez, MA
Clinical Research Coordinator

Sarah Henderson, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow


Contact Us

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

Research Division
Tel: 212-659-1673
E-mail: amy.r.johnson@mssm.edu

Mailing Address
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1230
New York, NY 10029-6574

Street Address
1240 Park Avenue (enter on 96th St)
New York, New York 10029  Map