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Ginger Nicol, MD, Psychiatry, Saint Louis, MO, St. Louis Children's Hospital

GingerEllenNicolMDCEDS, Dipl. ABOM

Psychiatry Saint Louis, MO

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Associate Professor, Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry; Director, Eating Disorder Residency & Fellowship Training; Co-director, Mobile Health Research Core, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Ginger Nicol is a psychiatrist in Saint Louis, MO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Louis Children's Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice 15 years. She specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and is experienced in obesity and weight management, schizophrenia, and eating disorders.

Education & Training

  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Washington University in St. Louis School of MedicinePost-Doctoral Fellowship, Biomedical Research Training in Drug Abuse (NIMH), 2007 - 2010
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2005 - 2007
  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Psychiatry, 2002 - 2005
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineClass of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2004 - 2024
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine
  • International Association of Eating Disorder ProfessionalsCertified Eating Disorder Specialist

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Mortimer Goodman Mental Health Professional Award National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 2014
  • Eli Robbins Award for Excellence in Clinical Psychiatry, Teaching and Research Washington University Department of Psychiatry, 2007

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Cognitive Improvement in Older Adults in the Year After Hip Fracture: Implications for Brain Resilience in Advanced Aging  
    Ginger Nicol, Eric J Lenze, The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment for Youth Treated with Antipsychotic Medications  
    Ginger E Nicol, Rachel P Kolko, Monica Mills, Thrudur Gunnarsdottir, Michael D Yingling, Julia A Schweiger, Eric J Lenze, John W Newcomer, Denise Wilfley, Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, 5/1/2016

Authored Content

  • Cognitive Improvement in Older Adults in the Year After Hip Fracture: Implications for Brain Resilience in Advanced AgingJuly 2018

Press Mentions

  • Do Antipsychotic Meds for Kids Raise Diabetes Risk?
    Do Antipsychotic Meds for Kids Raise Diabetes Risk?June 14th, 2018
  • Promoting Resilience in Health-Care Workers Aim of New Grant
    Promoting Resilience in Health-Care Workers Aim of New GrantFebruary 9th, 2022

Hospital Affiliations