Cynthia R. Ellis, MD

cindy-ellis.jpgAcademic Appointment
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

Academic Office
Developmental Medicine
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985380 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5380
Phone: 402-559-4985

Administrative Appointments
Director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute’s MCH-funded LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities)
Director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute’s ALA (Autism Leadership Academy) Interdisciplinary Training Programs

Medical School
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1985

Resident in Pediatrics
Children's Medical Center, Medical College of Virginia/VCU, Richmond, Virginia, 1985-1988

Fellow, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Medical College of Virginia/VCU, Richmond, VA, 1988-1990

Professional Affiliations Research Interests and Project

Professional Summary

Dr. Cynthia Ellis is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in the Department of Developmental Medicine at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and has been practicing in the field of Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics for over 20 years. Dr. Ellis has extensive clinical, research, and educational experience with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and behavioral/emotional disorders. Her clinical expertise is in the psychopharmacological management of children with developmental disabilities and other behavioral disorders. She has also published extensively in the field. Dr. Ellis has served as the medical director for numerous public school and interdisciplinary community-based programs and as a research consultant in the field of developmental disabilities. She also participates in a number of other leadership positions on committees and boards.