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Chad M. Sylvester, MD, PhD

Instructor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Anxiety Disorders
Pediatric Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anxiety disorders, pediatric psychiatry

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2014
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2012
PhD: Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009
B.S. : University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 2001
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Sylvester CM, Hudziak JJ, Gaffrey MS, Barch DM, Luby JL (2015 Feb 24). Stimulus-Driven Attention, Threat Bias, and Sad Bias in Youth with a History of an Anxiety Disorder or Depression. J Abnorm Child Psychol.   

Sylvester CM, Barch DM, Corbetta M, Power JD, Schlaggar BL, Luby JL (2013 Dec). Resting state functional connectivity of the ventral attention network in children with a history of depression or anxiety. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 52(12): 1326-1336.e5.  

Sylvester CM, Corbetta M, Raichle ME, Rodebaugh TL, Schlaggar BL, Sheline YI, Zorumski CF, Lenze EJ (2012 Sep). Functional network dysfunction in anxiety and anxiety disorders. Trends Neurosci. 35(9): 527-35.  

Rogers CE, Barch DM, Sylvester CM, Pagliaccio D, Harms MP, Botteron KN, Luby JL (2014 Nov). Altered gray matter volume and school age anxiety in children born late preterm. J Pediatr. 165(5): 928-35.  

Bressler SL, Tang W, Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Corbetta M (2008 Oct 1). Top-down control of human visual cortex by frontal and parietal cortex in anticipatory visual spatial attention. J Neurosci. 28(40): 10056-61.  

Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Jack AI, Corbetta M (2007 Dec 26). Asymmetry of anticipatory activity in visual cortex predicts the locus of attention and perception. J Neurosci. 27(52): 14424-33.