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Doug Tynan

Program Director
Nemours Health & Prevention Programs

Nemours Health & Prevention Services
252 Chapman Road
Newark DE 19702
(302) 444-9075
dtynan@nemours.org

Education/Certification

  • 1970-74 B.A. Boston University, with Distinction (Psychology)
  • 1976-78 M.S. University of Connecticut (Biobehavioral Science - Child Development)
  • 1978-83 Ph.D. Binghamton University (Clinical Psychology)

Professional Experience

    Faculty Appointments:

  • 1983-1985 Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences, Michigan State University.
  • 1987-1998 Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, George Washington Medical School, The George Washington University.
  • 1995-1999 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University.
  • 2002-2007 Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Medical College.
  • 2007- Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Medical College.
  • 2009- Senior Fellow, Jefferson School of Population Health.
  • Hospital and Administrative Appointments:

  • 1983-85 Michigan State University Psychology Clinic, Co-Director Child & Family Therapy
  • 1985-87 Cumberland Hospital, New Kent, VA, Director Behavior Therapy Program
  • 1987-91 Children's National Medical Center Director Diabetes Psychosocial Program
  • 1989-91 Children’s National Medical Center Transplant Review Committee
  • 1989-94 Children's National Medical Center Director Psychology Training
  • 1993-98 Children's National Medical Center Director ADHD Program Rockville MD
  • 1998-00 Geisinger Medical Center Director ADHD Evaluation & Treatment Program
  • 2001-07 AI duPont Hospital for Children, Director ADHD Program
  • 2002-04 AI duPont Hospital for Children, Director Postdoctoral Fellow Training
  • 2002- present AI duPont Hospital for Children, Director Primary Care Mental Health Program
  • 2003-07 Nemours Clinical Management Orlando FL - Consulting Psychologist on Programs for ADHD, Sickle Cell, Oncology, Gastroenterology, Sleep Disorders
  • 2008-2009 Nemours Health & Prevention Division – Consulting Psychologist

Recent Publications/Books & Publications

  • Listug-Linde, L, Bredemeier, K & Tynan, WD (2005) Concurrent parent and child group outcomes for child externalizing disorders: Generalizability to typical clinical settings. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, (1), e-journal, pg 124-129.
  • Axelrad M, Pendley J, Miller D, Tynan WD (2008) Effective treatment of behavior problems in preschoolers. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 15, 120-126.
  • Tynan, WD (2009) Child Mental Health Services in Delaware. Delaware Medical Journal, (81), 1-9.
  • Tynan WD, Dreyer, M & Stehl, ML (2009) Risk Factors for Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Head Start Bulletin, 80, 24-25.
  • Pendley, J.S., Tynan, W.D. (2011). Chapter 28: Starting a New School in The Parents’ Guide to Psychological First Aid. (Ed.) G.P. Koocher, A.M. La Greca.
  • Tynan, W.D., Pendley, J.S. (2011). Chapter 29: Making Sense of Report Cards in The Parents’ Guide to Psychological First Aid. (Ed.) G.P. Koocher, A.M. La Greca.
  • Miller, P, Tynan, W.D. (2011). Delaware’s Success in Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Child Care in The Advocate a Division 37 of the American Psychology Association, Volume 34, Number 2.

Grants

  • W. D. Tynan & T. Hahn: (1999-2000) Pediatric Endowment Fund Project for Multidisciplinary Disruptive Behavior Clinic at Knapper Clinic, Demonstration Project Funding for first year: $42,136, Two year total of $84,500.
  • W.D. Tynan (2002-2004) Development of Pediatric & Psychology Collaborative Care for Intervention on early onset behavior problems in preschool children. The Nemours Foundation, Two year total of $91,000.
  • W.D. Tynan (2002-2004) Psychology Training in Collaborative Pediatric Care. HHS/HRSA Graduate Psychology Education Program grant. $171,000
  • W.D. Tynan (2004-2012) Psychology Training in Collaborative Pediatric Care. HHS/HRSA Graduate Psychology Education Program grant. $963,000

Professional Membership

    National Societies:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Affiliate Member 2006-present
  • American Psychological Association 1982-present
    Fellow Clinical Child (53) & Pediatric (54) Divisions
    Member Health Psychology (38) and Child Advocacy (37) Divisions
    Executive Board of Pediatric Psychology Division 54
    Executive Board of Clinical Child Psychology Division 53
  • Society for Research in Child Development 2004-present
  • Society for Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics 2000-present
    SDBP Research Committee
    SDBP Committee on Residency Training
  • American Board Clinical Health Psychology
    Vice President 1999-2003
    Executive Board Member 1996-present
  • American Academy of Clinical Health Psychology
    President 2007-2009
  • American Academy of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Local Societies:

  • Delaware Psychological Association
  • Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association
  • Delaware Epilepsy Foundation - Member Professional Advisory Board

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