Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

Applications Due
September 30th, 2023

Dulce Madrid
310-206-6721
DVMadrid@mednet.ucla.edu

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Artha

Gillis

, MD, PhD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Biography

Dr. Gillis is triple board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. She obtained specialized knowledge and clinical training in adolescent mood disorders as a Max Gray fellow and in intellectual disability as an Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Diversity fellow. She specializes in evaluating and working with children who have been sexually traumatized and in identifying mental, intellectual/learning, and developmental disabilities in youth at risk of juvenile justice involvement.

Education

2000 – PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, PhD
2010 – University of California Davis School of Medicine, MD

Research & clinical interests

Juvenile Forensic Psychiatry
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Roles within the division/Fellowship

Artha Gillis, MD, PhD, joined the Child Division faculty on as an Assistant Professor. She specializes in working with children who have been sexually traumatized and identifying mental, intellectual, learning, and developmental disabilities in youth at risk of juvenile justice involvement. She is excited to launch studies of problematic substance use and the neurobiology of early life adversity using machine learning methods to examine brain structure and function with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Dr. Gillis is triple board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry.