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Cynthia Rogers, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (Child)

Education and Training
Undergraduate Education: BA in Psychology,
Magna Cum Laude
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1998

Graduate Education: M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine,
St. Louis, MO, June, 2005

Post-Graduate Training
General Psychiatry Residency, 2005-2008
Washington University School of Medicine
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2008 – 2010
Chief Fellow 2009 - 2010
Washington University School of Medicine

Major Awards
Eli Robbins Award, for excellence in research and clinical psychiatry, Washington University Department of Psychiatry, 2010

APA American Psychiatric Leadership Fellow (formerly GlaxoSmithKline fellowship) 2007-2009

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, elected 2005

Areas of Clinical Interest
Evaluation of social and emotional development in preterm toddlers and preschoolers. Treatment of psychiatric disorders in parents of preterm infants.
Evaluation and treatment of psychiatric illness in high risk toddlers and preschoolers.

Areas of Research Interests
Neuroimaging biomarkers of abnormal social and emotional development in formerly preterm children.

Effects of adverse environmental factors like parental psychopathology and child maltreatment on social and emotional development of preterm and full term infants.

Key Publications
Prediction of Brain Maturity in Infants Using Machine-Learning Algorithms. Smyser CD, Dosenbach NU, Smyser TA, Snyder AZ, Rogers CE, Inder TE, Schlaggar BL, Neil JJ. Neuroimage. 2016 May 11; doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.05.029.

Neonatal Brain Tissue Classification with Morphological Adaptation and Unified Segmentation. Beare RJ, Chen J, Kelly CE, Alexopoulos D, Smyser CD, Rogers CE, Loh WY, Matthews LG, Cheong JL, Spittle AJ, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, Inder TE, Seal ML, Thompson DK. Front Neuroinform. 2016; 1012. doi: 10.3389/fninf.2016.00012.

Regional white matter development in very preterm infants: perinatal predictors and early developmental outcomes. Rogers CE, Smyser T, Smyser CD, Shimony J, Inder TE, Neil JJ. Pediatr Res. 2016 Jan; 79(1-1)87-95. doi: 10.1038/pr.2015.172.

Cortical Gray and Adjacent White Matter Demonstrate Synchronous Maturation in Very Preterm Infants. Smyser TA, Smyser CD, Rogers CE, Gillespie SK, Inder TE, Neil JJ. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Jul 24; pii: bhv164.

Altered gray matter volume and school age anxiety in children born late preterm. Rogers CE, Barch DM, Sylvester CM, Pagliaccio D, Harms MP, Botteron KN, Luby JL J Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 165(5)928-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.06.063.

Maternal obesity and increased risk for autism and developmental delay among very preterm infants. Reynolds LC, Inder TE, Neil JJ, Pineda RG, Rogers CE. J Perinatol. 2014 Sep; 34(9)688-92. doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.80.