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Kenneth Nash, MD, Psychiatry, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside


Psychiatry Pittsburgh, PA

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Chief of Clinical Services, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, part of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

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  • Dr. Kenneth Nash is a psychiatrist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian. He received his medical degree from University of Louisville School of Medicine and has been in practice 27 years. He specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and is experienced in behavioral health.

Education & Training

  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1990 - 1995
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    University of Louisville School of MedicineClass of 1990
  • University of Kentucky
    University of KentuckyB.A., Chemistry, With distinction, 1982 - 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2024
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1996 - 1998
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Administrative Psychiatry Award AAPAL, American Psychiatric Association, 2021
  • Early Access to Integrated Behavioral Health Services in the Pediatric Medical Home Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Awards, 2014
  • Patient and Provider Satisfaction in Bringing Psychiatric Services to Individuals in Underserved Areas Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) Awards, 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • An Intervention to Promote Evidence-Based Prescribing at a Large Psychiatric Hospital  
    Stowell KR, Ghinassi FA, Fabian Tanya D, Nash KC, Haskett RF, Psychiatric Services, 1/1/2009
  • A Developmental Model for Enhancing Research Training During Psychiatry Residency  
    Gilbert AR; Tew JD Jr, Reynolds CF III, Pincus HA, Ryan ND, Nash KC, and Kupfer DJ, Academic Psychiatry, 1/1/2006
  • Lorenz Curves: A New Model for the Distribution of Psychiatric Services  
    Lewis EN, Nash KC & Kelleher K, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1/1/2003
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  • Challenges and Innovations in Rural Psychiatry 
    Sheraton New York Times Square, New York, NY - 1/9/2015
  • High Fidelity Wraparound: Transforming Pennsylvania's Youth Mental Health System 
    University of Texas Health Medial School, Houston, TX - 1/30/2014
  • Using High Fidelity Wraparound 
    State College, PA - 1/23/2014
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  • An Interview Tool to Predict Subsequent Disruptive Physician Behavior 
    Sandy EA II, Beigi RH, Cohel C, Nash KC
  • The Early Career Consultation Psychiatrist: Manager, Director, Boss � Leadership and Psychiatric Practice 
    Nash KC, Kelemen SM, Gopalan P, Azzam PN, Psychosomatics Journal
  • The Development and Implementation of an Electronic Health Record Tool for Monitoring Metabolic Syndrome Indices in Patients with Serious Mental Illness 
    Chengappa KN, Nash KC, Ghinassi FA, Brar J, Alam A, Bohan MC, Gopalan K, Carter A, Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses
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Authored Content

  • Don't Be A Physician in Name OnlyFebruary 2019
  • Don't Be A Physician in Name OnlyFebruary 2019

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