Menninger Staff

Jonathan R. Stevens, MD, MPH

Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Chief, Outpatient Services

In addition to his roles at Menninger, Dr. Stevens is an assistant professor in the Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He also serves as principal investigator for BridgeUp at Menninger, a major initiative to improve the mental health and well-being of disadvantaged youth in the greater Houston area. 
 
Board certified in adult psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Stevens is a former physician-in-charge at Henry Ford Health Systems' Dearborn clinic and a former clinical assistant professor at Wayne State University in Detroit. He is also the former medical director of the pediatric psychiatry inpatient unit at North Shore Medical Center in Lynn, Massachusetts. 
 
His clinical interests include improving the outcomes of psychiatric care, understanding the pharmacokinetics of ADHD medications and managing the metabolic burdens of psychiatric medications.
 
He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters on psychopharmacology and regularly provides community education via the media and Menninger's YouTube channel.
 
Dr. Stevens completed his residency in adult and child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital in Boston. He earned his medical degree and a master's degree in Public Health from New York Medical College and his bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College.