Dr. Elizabeth Lowenhaupt

Dr. Elizabeth Lowenhaupt is an Associate Professor (Clinician Educator) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Pediatrics, and Medical Sciences at Brown Alpert Medical School.  She has conducted most of her clinical work within the child welfare and juvenile justice settings, currently serving as Consulting Medical and Psychiatric Director at the Rhode Island Training School (the state’s only juvenile correctional facility under the direction of the RI Department of Children, Youth, and Families).  She represents the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry on the Board of the National Commission for Correctional Health Care, where she also serves as the Chair of the Juvenile Health Committee.  Locally,  she has served as an officer of the Rhode Island Council for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry since 2008. 

In the past, Dr. Lowenhaupt has practiced on the Children’s Inpatient Unit at Bradley Hospital and at Harmony Hill School, Inc., a residential treatment facility and therapeutic school for boys with behavioral disorders.  She spent twelve years as Associate Program Director of the Child Psychiatry and Triple Board Training Programs, and has also co-directed both the Brain and Behavior Course for preclinical medical students and the Clinical Neurosciences Clerkship for third-year medical students.

Dr. Lowenhaupt completed the Combined Training Program in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry here at Brown University in June of 2007, after receiving her medical degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia and her undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College (Magna cum laude).

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