Ellen K. Heyneman, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
UCSD 
3665 Kearny Villa Road, #101
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone #: (858) 966-4935
FAX #: (858) 966-7525
E-mail: eheyneman@ucsd.edu

Biography 
Dr. Heyneman graduated cum laude from Yale University (B.S. 1980) and Yale Medical School (M.D.1984 A.O.A.) and completed residencies in pediatrics and psychiatry at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She completed fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Yale Child Study Center and moved to U.C.S.D. in 1991. She is triple-boarded in pediatrics, psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Heyneman has been Director of the Residency Training Program in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCSD since 1996 and director of the consultation-liaison service at Children’s Hospital and Health Center since 1993. Her outpatient clinical practice is specialized in eating disorders, anxiety disorders and mood disorders in children and adolescents as well as psychiatric care of the medically-ill child.

Research Focus 
Residency training and education in child and adolescent psychiatry; Eating Disorders in children and adolescents

Clinical Focus 
Dr. Heyneman has been Director of the Residency Training Program in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCSD since 1996 and director of the consultation-liaison service at Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego since 1993. She directs the eating disorder program at Children’s Hospital and Health Center and is director of Emergency Psychiatry for Children’s Hospital and Health Center. Her outpatient clinical practice is specialized in eating disorders, anxiety disorders and mood disorders in children and adolescents as well as psychiatric care of the medically-ill child. She serves as Co-Chair of the Disaster and Trauma Committee for AACAP and is a member of the Training and Education Committee for AACAP.

Selected Publications 

  • Heyneman EK and Hait W: Post-Obstructive Pneumonia Due to Bronchogenic Carcinoma: Clinical Characteristics and Microbiology. Proceeding from the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, May 1984.
  • Stein, Martin T.; Schonberg, Kenneth S. and Heyneman, Ellen K.: The Discovery of Marijuana Use by a Parent of an Early Adolescent. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Vol. 16, No. 3, June 1995.
  • Parry, Barbara L., Heyneman, Ellen, K., Newton, Ruth P., Tam, Jeffrey A., Haynes, Patricia: Light Therapy for childhood and Adolescent Depression. Biological Rhythms, May 1998.
  • Schuckit, Marc A., Smith, Tom L., Radziminski, Shelley, Heyneman, Ellen K.: Behavioral Symptoms and Psychiatric Diagnoses Among 162 Children in Nonalcoholic or Alcoholic Families. The American Journal of Psychiatry, November 2000.


 

University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0603 La Jolla, CA 92037-0603
Telephone: (858) 534-3684, Fax: (858) 534-7653, Electronic Mail: psychiatry@ucsd.edu