Children’s National Health System’s esteemed faculty member, Dr. Lisa M. Cullins, M.D., will be joining C.A.S.E.’s team and providing these on site services in our Burtonsville, Maryland office two afternoons each month.
Dr. Cullins’ Education, Background and Accomplishments
Dr. Cullins is the Training Director for the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program and the Director of Outpatient Psychiatry at Children’s National Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She completed her Adult Psychiatry Residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in Los Angeles, CA and her Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, NY.
Most of Dr. Cullins’ prestigious career has been devoted to training and education, community psychiatry and systems of care, in particular, working with children and adolescents in the child welfare system and other underserved populations. She has had the privilege to be a physician leader and clinician educator in multiple treatment settings ranging from academic, tertiary care hospital facilities to one of the largest child community mental health providers in the State of California (Corporate Medical Director, EMQ Families First Children & Family Services).
Throughout her career, Dr. Cullins has been a staunch advocate for quality care and access to care for children and families and has been an active participant in American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) as current Co-Chair of Workforce Committee, Adoption and Foster Care Committee Member and Secretary of Regional Organization, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Society of Greater Washington (CAPSGW).
Most recently, prior to Dr. Cullins’ current position at Children’s National Medical Center, she was the Director of Psychiatric Services at the Jewish Social Services Agency (9/2011-5/2013). From May 2009 through June 2012 she was the Training Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Georgetown University/Adventist Behavioral Health and Division Director of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adventist Behavioral Health.
To schedule an appointment, Contact Mari Itzkowitz, C.A.S.E. Director of Clinical Services