Undergraduate Degree

  • Rutgers College , 1975 , New Brunswick , NJ

Medical School

  • Catholic University , 1982 , Rome , Italy


  • SUNY Health Sciences Center , 1983 , Brooklyn , NY


  • SUNY Health Sciences Center , 1985 , Brooklyn , NY


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1987 , Boston , MA


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


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  1. Schram P, Harris SK, Van Hook S, Forman S, Mezzacappa E, Pavlyuk R, Levy S. Implementing Adolescent Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Education in a Pediatric Residency Curriculum. Subst Abus. 2015; 36(3):332-8. View abstract
  2. Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Hsin O, Gumlak S, Kimball K, Rober A, Azeem MW, Hickory M, Mrakotsky C, Torres A, Mezzacappa E, Bourgeois B, Biederman J. Comparing stimulant effects in youth with ADHD symptoms and epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Jul; 36:102-7. View abstract
  3. Mezzacappa E, Hamoda HM, DeMaso DR. Promoting scholarship during child and adolescent psychiatry residency. Acad Psychiatry. 2012 Nov 01; 36(6):443-7. View abstract
  4. Mezzacappa E, Buckner JC, Earls F. Prenatal cigarette exposure and infant learning stimulation as predictors of cognitive control in childhood. Dev Sci. 2011 Jul; 14(4):881-91. View abstract
  5. Hamoda HM, Bauer MS, DeMaso DR, Sanders KM, Mezzacappa E. A competency-based model for research training during psychiatry residency. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2011 Mar-Apr; 19(2):78-85. View abstract
  6. Buckner JC, Mezzacappa E, Beardslee WR. Self-regulation and its relations to adaptive functioning in low income youths. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2009 Jan; 79(1):19-30. View abstract
  7. MacMillan CM, Korndörfer SR, Rao S, Fleisher CA, Mezzacappa E, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. A comparison of divalproex and oxcarbazepine in aggressive youth with bipolar disorder. J Psychiatr Pract. 2006 Jul; 12(4):214-22. View abstract
  8. Mezzacappa E. Alerting, orienting, and executive attention: developmental properties and sociodemographic correlates in an epidemiological sample of young, urban children. Child Dev. 2004 Sep-Oct; 75(5):1373-86. View abstract
  9. Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Raches D, Wilens TE, Leichtner A, Mezzacappa E. Retrospective study of hepatic enzyme elevations in children treated with olanzapine, divalproex, and their combination. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2003 Oct; 42(10):1227-33. View abstract
  10. Buckner JC, Mezzacappa E, Beardslee WR. Characteristics of resilient youths living in poverty: the role of self-regulatory processes. Dev Psychopathol. 2003; 15(1):139-62. View abstract
  11. Mezzacappa ES, Kelsey RM, Katkin ES, Sloan RP. Vagal rebound and recovery from psychological stress. Psychosom Med. 2001 Jul-Aug; 63(4):650-7. View abstract
  12. Stone AA, Mezzacappa ES, Donatone BA, Gonder M. Psychosocial stress and social support are associated with prostate-specific antigen levels in men: results from a community screening program. Health Psychol. 1999 Sep; 18(5):482-6. View abstract
  13. Mezzacappa E, Earls F. The adolescent with conduct disorder. Adolesc Med. 1998 Jun; 9(2):363-71. View abstract
  14. Goldman SJ, D'Angelo EJ, DeMaso DR, Mezzacappa E. Physical and sexual abuse histories among children with borderline personality disorder. Am J Psychiatry. 1992 Dec; 149(12):1723-6. View abstract
  15. DeMaso DR, Mezzacappa E, Goldman SJ. Recruitment and training of child and adolescent psychiatry residents from pediatrics. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1992 Nov; 31(6):1100-4. View abstract