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Ginger E. Nicol, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Child Psychiatry

Patients Seen At
4444 Forest Park Ave., Suite 2600
St. Louis, MO  63108
(314) 286-1700
Fax:   (314) 286-1730
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8134
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Childhood disruptive behavior and mood disorders, obesity and weight management in childhood depression,

Areas of Research Interest
Identification and prevention of cardiometabolic risk in mentally ill pediatric populations, psychopharmacology, child mental health care cost and utilization, collaborative care.

Board Certification
General Psychiatry -- Certified
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Journalism, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1998
Medical Degree: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2002
Residency: General Psychiatry, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2005
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2007
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2011-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Eli Robins Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychiatry, Teaching and Research, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 2007

Editorial Responsibilities

Ad Hoc Reviewer
American Journal of Psychiatry
Psychiatric Services
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
Evidence Based Mental Health
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Nicol GE, Morrato EH, Johnson MC, Campagna E, Yingling MD, Pham V, Newcomer JW. Best practices: implementation of a glucose screening program based on diffusion of innovation theory methods. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Jan;62(1):12-4.

Morrato EH, Nicol GE, Maahs D, Druss BG, Hartung DM, Valuck RJ, Campagna E, Newcomer JW. Metabolic screening in children receiving antipsychotic drug treatment. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Apr;164(4):344-51.

Nicol G, Newcomer J. Review: children and adolescents with schizophrenia spectrum disorders respond to antipsychotics, but are susceptible to adverse events. Evid Based Ment Health. 2008 Aug;11(3):81.

Luby J, Tandon M, Nicol G. Three clinical cases of DSM-IV mania symptoms in preschoolers. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2007 Apr;17(2):237-43.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Ginger E. Nicol.

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