Cynthia Telingator, MD
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Training
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Cynthia Telingator, MD, completed her training in Adult Psychiatry, as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at The Cambridge Hospital. While she was in training, she became involved with treating a child whose parents were affected by HIV. She began working more intensively with this patient population over the next ten years. She started a clinic for children infected with HIV within The Cambridge Hospital’s Zinberg (HIV) Clinic, and has spoken and written about her clinical experiences working with these children and families.
In 1997, she began as Director of Outpatient Services and moved into the position of Director of Child and Adolescent Training in 2000. Current academic interests include issues of gender and sexuality, alternative and contemporary families, preventive community care, trauma, and psychiatric training and education.
Sandra DeJong, MD
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Training Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. DeJong trained in pediatrics and General Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA, and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. She has worked in an outpatient community hospital setting providing consultations and medication management to patients referred from pediatricians, as well as inpatient child psychiatry consultation and private practice. In addition, she served as co-Investigator with Dr. Jean Frazier on an NIMH-funded multi-site research project in the treatment of early-onset psychosis, and has written about the use of antipsychotic medications in children.
In the fall of 2004, Dr. DeJong assumed the position of Associate Training Director in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Current academic interests include neurodevelopmental disorders, professionalism and the Internet, and psychiatric education.
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry