Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.
Position: Scientific Advisory Board Member
Dr. Koplewicz is the Founder and President of the Child Mind Institute, an organization founded in November 2009. Its mission is to improve child mental health by expanding scientific knowledge of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders, delivering evidence-based clinical care, and translating and disseminating new scientifically sound information to mental health professionals, pediatricians, educators, parents, and policy makers around the world. Previously, Dr. Koplewicz was Director of the NYU Child Study Center, director of the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, the Arnold and Debbie Simon Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, and director of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Bellevue Hospital Center.
Dr. Koplewicz founded the New York University Child Study Center in 1997. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine He completed his psychiatric residency at New York Hospital Westchester Division, a fellowship in child psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Research Fellowship in Child Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the Executive Program in Health Policy and Management at Harvard University School of Public Health.