Douglas Tynan

A board certified Health Psychologist, he developed a team program to reduce re-admissions for children with Type I diabetes, then went on to organize co-located health and mental health programs in pediatric clinics in medically underserved areas. He also implemented effective evidence based programs for children with oppositional and defiant behaviors that have been successfully used for over 25 years. He directed a state wide program to reduce child obesity in Delaware, and has also served on the Committee for the Evaluation of Head Start on a national level. A Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College, his interests are primarily in the coordination of health, mental health, education and social services to serve children and families more effectively and efficiently to address the needs of children, parents and grandparents.

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