Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows

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Youngsun Cho, MD/PhD

Youngsun T. Cho recently graduated with a MD/PhD degree from the University of Rochester. Under the supervision of Dr. Julie Fudge at the University of Rochester, and Dr. Monique Ernst at NIMH, she completed dissertation work aimed at understanding structural and functional connectivity within the brain. She is a psychiatry resident at Yale.

She is interested in understanding the functional and structural relationships among areas of the brain implicated in emotion processing. In particular, she...

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Linda Drozdowicz, MD

Dr. Drozdowicz graduated summa cum laude from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology, and then she earned her M.D. from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. She completed residency training in general psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. She is now a clinical fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry here at Yale. Dr. Drozdowicz has interests in leadership, and she was an American Psychiatric Association...

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Oscar Gerdner, MD

Raised in Connecticut, Dr. Gerdner studied psychology at Georgetown University before returning home to the University of Connecticut for medical school. At UConn, he was selected by his classmates for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and did research on the roles of fathers in caring for children with HIV. After earning his M.D., Dr. Gerdner trained in general psychiatry at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. At Harvard, he served as a...

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Shehryar Khan, MD

Shehryar Khan obtained his M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar of Cornell University and completed his General Adult Psychiatry Residency at Henry Ford Health System where he also served as the Chief Resident. He has research experience studying suicide mortality in adolescents and investigating psychological factors (including sleep disturbance, suicide mortality and substance use disorders) associated with chronic pain.

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Alicia Londono, MD

Alicia was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. She went to Los Andes University medical school where she studied the consequence of violence on the mental health of two populations exposed to armed conflict. During medical school, Alicia participated in a rotation at the mood disorder unit of the Mayo Clinic and collaborated with colleagues from UCSF to study risk and resilience factors for mental illness in vulnerable populations living in low income neighborhoods in Bogota. She moved to New...

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