David Stein, PsyD

David Stein, PsyD

Attending Psychologist; Co-Director, The Down Syndrome Program, Director of Quality Improvement for Pediatric Psychology

Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7025

  • Fax: 617-730-0252

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders - ASD
  • Behavior Problems
  • Down Syndrome
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Prenatal Genetics
  • International Pediatrics
  • Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Learning Disorders
  • Adoption and Foster Care

Departments

  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Down Syndrome Program
  • Developmental Medicine Center
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7025

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Tufts University,

Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology,

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2010

Boston, MA

Internship

Harvard Medical School/ The Cambridge Hospital,

Cambridge, MA

Professional History

Dr. David Stein is a pediatric psychologist within the Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's and an instructor at Harvard Medical School.  He is the Co-Director of the Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Stein is also a faculty member of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) fellowship at Boston Children's.  His clinical work is focused on neuropsychological testing and behavior therapy with children who have neurodevelopmental disorders.  Dr. Stein's research is focused on accurate phenotyping of complex and comorbid neurodevelopmental conditions, factors affecting long-term outcomes, and quality improvement. Dr. Stein  completed his bachelor's degree with high honors at Tufts University, majoring in Clinical Psychology with a Child Development concentration.  Dr. Stein completed his doctoral coursework at William James College (formerly MSPP), his internship at Harvard Medical School/The Cambridge Hospital, and his post-doctoral fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital.

Publications

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  1. Stein DS, Welchons LW, Corley KB, Dickinson H, Levin AR, Nelson CA, Stein MT. Autism associated with early institutionalization, high intelligence, and naturalistic behavior therapy in a 7-year-old boy. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 36(1):53-5.
  2. Koolwijk I, Stein DS, Chan E, Powell C, Driscoll K, Barbaresi WJ. "Complex" attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, more norm than exception? Diagnoses and comorbidities in a developmental clinic. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Nov-Dec; 35(9):591-7.
  3. Stein DS, Munir KM, Karweck AJ, Davidson EJ, Stein MT. Developmental regression, depression, and psychosocial stress in an adolescent with Down syndrome. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 34(3):216-8.
  4. Stein DS, Blum NJ, Barbaresi WJ. Developmental and behavioral disorders through the life span. Pediatrics. 2011 Aug; 128(2):364-73.
  5. Rex JH, Pappas PG, Karchmer AW, Sobel J, Edwards JE, Hadley S, Brass C, Vazquez JA, Chapman SW, Horowitz HW, Zervos M, McKinsey D, Lee J, Babinchak T, Bradsher RW, Cleary JD, Cohen DM, Danziger L, Goldman M, Goodman J, Hilton E, Hyslop NE, Kett DH, Lutz J, Rubin RH, Scheld WM, Schuster M, Simmons B, Stein DK, Washburn RG, Mautner L, Chu TC, Panzer H, Rosenstein RB, Booth J. A randomized and blinded multicenter trial of high-dose fluconazole plus placebo versus fluconazole plus amphotericin B as therapy for candidemia and its consequences in nonneutropenic subjects. Clin Infect Dis. 2003 May 15; 36(10):1221-8.
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