Dr. Ricardo Eiraldi is the Program Director of the Behavioral Health in Urban Schools Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.
Dr. Eiradli’s research and scholarship centers on the study of barriers and facilitators of service utilization for ethnically diverse children and families and the development of strategies to address disparities in inner city public schools. The main focus of his work during the past eight years has been on the development and implementation of school-wide programs for the prevention and treatment of externalizing (disruptive behavior, aggression, conduct problems) and internalizing mental disorders (anxiety, depression) in school children.
Source: Perelman School of Medicine
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Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
- The University of Pennsylvania is a private, Ivy League research university located in West Philadelphia, PA. Penn is home to 12 schools including the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Nursing, the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School of Business, as well as several graduate and professional schools such as the School of Medicine.
Program Director of the Behavioral Health in Urban Schools Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
- Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine.