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Schuyler W. Henderson, MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Assistant Unit Chief, Child Inpatient Unit, Bellevue Hospital Center; Associate Training Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program

Schuyler W. Henderson, MD, MPH, is associate training director for the child and adolescent psychiatry residency-training program at the Child Study Center at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Bellevue Hospital Center. He is also the assistant unit chief in the child inpatient unit at Bellevue Hospital Center.

Dr. Henderson earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his internship in pediatrics at Yale University; a residency in adult psychiatry at New York University; and a child and adolescent psychiatry residency and a public child psychiatry fellowship at Columbia University.

Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Dr. Henderson worked at the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of Columbia and Cornell in a variety of services, including crisis and consultation-liaison services. Dr. Henderson is board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

Dr. Henderson has written about unaccompanied immigrant youth and refugee mental health in peer-reviewed journals, and has published papers in Literature and Medicine and the Journal of Medical Humanities, and shorter pieces and book reviews in numerous other journals. He was the Inaugural John F. McDermott editor in residence at the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is on the editorial board of the New York University Database of Arts, Literature and Medicine. He has published chapters in three books, on the topics of case formulation, trauma mental health, and the question of resistance and defiance in medical narratives.