University of Texas south western medical center
Dr. Emslie obtained his undergraduate degree and M.D. at Aberdeen University in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1974. Dr. Emslie did his internship at Aberdeen Hospitals, Scotland in general medicine and neurosurgery. He did his residency training in general psychiatry at the University of Rochester, NY and child psychiatry at Stanford University, where he also completed a research fellowship. Dr. Emslie joined the U.T. Southwestern Faculty in 1981. He has served as Director for both the inpatient and outpatient units of Childrenâ€™s Medical Centerâ€™s Psychiatry Division. Currently, Dr. Emslie is the Chief of Adolescent Psychiatry program at UT Southwestern and Childrenâ€™s Medical Center of Dallas. Dr. Emslies clinical expertise is in the area of child and adolescent depression. Dr. Emslies research foci are in the areas of conducting efficacy and effectiveness trials with medications and psychotherapy for children and adolescents with depression, anxiety disorders, and attention-deficit disorder. He is also involved with developing and evaluating medication algorithm protocols for children and adolescents with depression. Dr. Emslie is active in the following professional organizations: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, Society of Biological Psychiatry, and the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is also on several committees, including the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Interventions Committee, NIMH Child Council Work Group, and the Corporate Contributions and Research Committee for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, he serves on the editorial board for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He also past President for the Texas Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Emslie has written over 60 papers and 17 chapters. He is known internationally for his work in the treatment of pediatric depression. In 2003, he was awarded the Klingenstein Third generation Foundation Award for his work in this field.