Menninger Staff

Michelle Patriquin, PhD, ABPP

Director of Research

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Patriquin is director of Research Operations and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology.
Her research interests are in the biological precursors of mental illness and translating these findings into actionable clinical interventions. She has published more than 40 scientific papers and book chapters and is co-editor of a psychology textbook. She has also conducted more than 50 national and international presentations on her research.
Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Organization for Autism Research and McNair Medical Institute.
She has received multiple local, national and international awards for her research and mentorship, including the 2019 Rising Star Award by the Association for Psychological Science, 2018 New Investigator Award by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology and the 2018 Outstanding Mentorship Award for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. She serves on the editorial board of The Bulletin of The Menninger Clinic.
She earned two Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Business Management from Virginia Tech, as well as a master's degree and a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech.
After earning her doctorate, Dr. Patriquin completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical child and pediatric psychology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Houston and The Menninger Clinic/Baylor College of Medicine as the McNair Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellow.