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Amy L. Salisbury, PhD


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nursing

Primary Affiliation:
Women & Infants Hospital

Brown Faculty Profile

Board Certified: Yes

Gender:  Female

English (US)

Education: University of Connecticut

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Amy L. Salisbury, PhD, is an associate professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is a graduate of Clark University and completed her doctoral training at the University of Connecticut in Biobehavioral Sciences/Developmental Psychobiology.

Dr. Salisbury completed her postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown. She is board certified as a clinical nurse specialist in child and family psychiatry.

Her current research and clinical interests include neurobehavioral development, fetal and infant development, sleep development and disorders, perinatal and infant mental health, prenatal exposures, autism, and child psychopathology. She has held a number of federal research grants and currently is conducting an NIMH study on fetal and infant neurobehavioral development in relation to maternal depression and antidepressant treatment during pregnancy.

Dr. Salisbury’s clinical service focuses on treatment and medication management of children with autism, sleep disorders and neurobehavioral development in preterm infants.


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