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Faculty Physicians

Ginger E. Nicol, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Child Psychiatry

Board Certifications

General Psychiatry
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Childhood disruptive behavior and mood disorders, obesity and weight management in childhood depression,

  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Medical Degree: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 2002
B.A.: Journalism, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1998
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

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Psychotropic drug use among preschool children in the Medicaid program from 36 states.
Garfield LD, Brown DS, Allaire BT, Ross RE, Nicol GE, Raghavan R
Am J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 105(3)524-9. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302258.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Related citations

Best practices: implementation of a glucose screening program based on diffusion of innovation theory methods.
Nicol GE, Morrato EH, Johnson MC, Campagna E, Yingling MD, Pham V, Newcomer JW
Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Jan; 62(1)12-4. doi: 10.1176/

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.