David Reiss, MD
David Reiss, MD, Senior Research Consultant
Distinguished Faculty in the Erikson Institute for Education and Research
Erikson Institute Distinguished Faculty

David Reiss, MD, is currently Clinical Professor in the Yale Child Study Center. Formerly, he 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. An Erik Erikson Scholar at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge in 2007-2008, 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.