Patient Couch
Nicholas D. Young, PhD

Nicholas D. Young, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Children's Wisconsin - Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Young’s research and applied interests center on integrated behavioral health consultation and treatment refinement, judgment/data-based decision making, and behavioral economics. He currently provides clinical services within Pediatric Orthopaedics and Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Dr. Young completed undergraduate training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduate training at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He completed internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Munroe-Meyer Institute, and postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Mental Health Institute.

Research Experience

  • Academic Performance
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Behavioral Health Screening
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Pediatric Integrated Primary Care
  • Population Health

Clinical Expertise

  • Behavioral Health Consultation
  • Health Behavior Promotion
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine