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David Reiss, MD

Distinguished Faculty in the Erikson Institute for Education, Research, and Advocacy

David Reiss, MD

Distinguished Faculty in the Erikson Institute for Education, Research, and Advocacy

Education

  • MD from Harvard Medical School
  • Residency in psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center
  • Graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute
David Reiss, MD, is a distinguished faculty member in the Erikson Institute for Education, Research, and Advocacy of the Austen Riggs Center. 
Dr. Reiss was the Director of the Division of Research and the Center for Family Research at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., as well as Vivian Gill Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences there. He has published many articles and books investigating the relationship between genetic and psychosocial factors and forming testable models of behavioral development across the life span. Also trained in psychoanalysis, he has been committed to postdoctoral research training in psychiatry and the behavioral sciences.

Certifications & Appointments

  • Clinical professor of child psychiatry at Yale

Awards & Recognitions

  • NIH MERIT award recipient 
  • Adolf Meyer Award from the American Psychiatric Association