Dani Dumitriu

Dani Dumitriu

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

Columbia University

Dr. Dumitriu is a pediatrician and neuroscientist. She completed her MD/PhD pediatric residency and pediatric environmental health science fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and was the first female in the US to receive an R01 during clinical training. She joined Columbia University as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (in Psychiatry) in November 2018. She dedicates 80% of her time to research into the neurobiological basis of resilience as the Principal Investigator of the DOOR (Developmental Origins of Resilience) lab and 20% time to caring for newborns in the Well Baby Nursery at the NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. The mission of the DOOR lab is to uncover and harness the principles of health and resilience across species lifespan and investigational scale. Dr. Dumitriu’s work spans animal models of stress with a focus on the resilient subpopulations and human longitudinal observational and interventional studies to prospectively identify the building blocks of lifespan health. Most recently Dr. Dumitriu spearheaded the COVID-19 Mother Baby Outcomes (COMBO) Initiative. COMBO investigates the independent and combined effects of maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection and the COVID-19 pandemic environment on a range of maternal infant and dyadic outcomes. COMBO’s research group now includes over 100 investigators clinicians and trainees who span the fields of pediatrics psychiatry neurology public health and beyond.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

11:00 am
11:40 am

Spotlight Channel

Seaport Ballroom G, Level 2