Todd Peters, MD, Psychiatry, Baltimore, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

ToddEPetersMDFAPA, DFAACAP

Psychiatry Baltimore, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Vice President/Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at Sheppard Pratt Health System; Consulting Editor for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America

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Summary

  • I joined Sheppard Pratt Health System to become the Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Services and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) in July 2018. Previously I had worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center since 2011, where I was serving at the Inpatient Medical Director at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Assistant CMIO for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Clinically, I work as a hospitalist on the Adolescent Inpatient Units at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Towson, MD. I have also practiced as an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) provider for >5 years. As an educator, I have been actively involved in teaching residents, fellows, and medical students since residency. In February 2017, I was named Consulting Editor for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America.
  • Consulting Editor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America

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    Better Frame of Mind: Experts Raise Awareness of Mental Health

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - May is Mental Health Awareness Month and experts are reminding Tennesseans about the importance of checking in on the psychological health of

    Veterans work to raise awareness of firework PTSD triggers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As many celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, many in the veteran community want to raise awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    When Sports Superstitions Are OCD

    As football fans don their unwashed jerseys, sit in their favorite couch seats or line up their remote controls like Robert De Niro's character in "Silver Linin

    Vanderbilt psychiatrist says demystifying weather can help ease anxiety during s

    For many, springtime brings more than April showers and May flowers. Each year, the season brings fear and anxiety to many tornado- and storm-fearing residents

    Vanderbilt experts offer tips for minimizing storm stress

    Story by Paula Jones Spring storm season is approaching. Each year, the season brings fear and anxiety to many residents of the Southeast, including Middle Tenn

    Keep watch on children's mental health

    The wintertime blues hit many adults after the holidays. The skies are gray and the calendar deplete of special celebrations. But adults aren't the only ones su

Education & Training

  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009 - 2011
  • Brown University
    Brown UniversityResidency, Psychiatry, 2006 - 2009
  • Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State College of MedicineClass of 2006
  • McDaniel CollegeB.A., Biochemistry, 1998 - 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2011 - 2020
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2006 - 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Consulting Editor Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
  • Fellow American Psychiatric Association, 2015
  • Dozier Award for Excellence in Teaching Vanderbilt University Department of Psychiatry, 2012
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Pharmacological Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Youth  
    Peters TE, Connolly SD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 1/1/2012
  • Psychological Considerations of the Child with Asthma  
    Peters TE, Fritz GF., Pediatric Clinics of North America, 1/1/2011
  • Psychological Considerations of the Child with Asthma  
    Peters TE, Fritz GF., Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 1/1/2010
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • A case report of Wernicke’s encephalopathy in a pediatric patient with anorexia nervosa - restricting type
    Peters TE, Penn State Pediatric Research Day, 1/1/2006

Lectures

  • Caring for the Patient with a Conversion Disorder 
    Nashville, TN - 1/13/2016
  • Assessment and Management of Depression in Youth 
    Nashville, TN - 1/10/2016
  • Social Media, Technology and Its Impact on Patient Care in the 21st Century 
    Nashville, TN - 1/31/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Jarrell Discusses COVID-19 on ‘Jmore’ Panel
    Jarrell Discusses COVID-19 on ‘Jmore’ PanelNovember 2nd, 2020
  • Veterans Work to Raise Awareness of Firework PTSD Triggers
    Veterans Work to Raise Awareness of Firework PTSD TriggersJuly 3rd, 2015
  • Vanderbilt Psychiatrist Says Demystifying Weather Can Help Ease Anxiety During Spring Storms
    Vanderbilt Psychiatrist Says Demystifying Weather Can Help Ease Anxiety During Spring StormsApril 29th, 2015
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Committees

  • Chair, Health Information Technology Committee, AACAP 2017 - Present
  • Member, Health Care Access and Economics Committee, AACAP 2010 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations