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Natasha Marrus, MD

Specialty Areas
Child Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Patients Seen At
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Offices
Montclair Building
24 South Kingshighway Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63108
(314) 286-1700
Fax:   (314) 286-1730
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Children's Developmental Center
Grace Hill’s Soulard-Benton Health Center
2220 Lemp Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63104
(314) 814-8777
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Areas of Clinical Interest
Child and adolescent psychiatry, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, developmental disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, school consultation

Areas of Research Interest
Autism, development of language and social cognition, emotion regulation in early childhood, biomarkers of child psychiatric disorders, neuroimaging

Board Certification
Psychiatry -- Certified

Medical Education
BA: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1999
BS: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1999
PhD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2007
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2007
Residency: General Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2010
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2012
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Eli Robins Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychiatry, in Teaching, and in Research, 2012

Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Summer 2011-present

Greater St. Louis Area Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Secretary, Summer 2011-present

Educational Outreach Program Travel Award, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009

Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee, Trainee member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009-2011

Ruth and William Silen, M.D. Award, New England Science Symposium 2005   

Phi Beta Kappa, 1999

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Marrus N, Veenstra-Vanderweele J, Hellings JA, Stigler KA, Szymanski L, King BH, Carlisle LL, Cook EH Jr; American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee, Pruett JR Jr. Training of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows in autism and intellectual disability. Autism. 2014 May;18(4):471-5.

Luby J, Belden A, Botteron K, Marrus N, Harms MP, Babb C, Nishino T, Barch D. The effects of poverty on childhood brain development: the mediating effect of caregiving and stressful life events. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Dec;167(12):1135-42.

Marrus N, Faughn C, Shuman J, Petersen SE, Constantino JN, Povinelli DJ, Pruett JR Jr. Initial description of a quantitative, cross-species (chimpanzee-human) social responsiveness measure. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 May;50(5):508-18.

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



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