Cynthia E. Rogers, MD, has been named the new Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry and director of the William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her appointment was announced by Eric J. Lenze, MD, the Wallace and Lucille Renard Professor and head of the Department of Psychiatry. She began in her new role Aug. 1.
“Dr. Rogers is a nationally renowned leader in the study of infant and child brain development and how it is influenced by factors such as poverty and mental illness in the family,” Lenze said. “She also is an outstanding clinical leader who created innovative services that help thousands of families in St. Louis.”
“I am very honored to lead one of the top divisions of child psychiatry in the country,” Rogers said. “I look forward to working with our partners at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine to further our commitment to the children of our community by expanding clinical services through growth and collaboration with community partners, while also continuing our excellence in conducting field-defining research as well as training the next generation of child psychiatrists.”