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Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Nicholas D. Young, PhD

Nicholas D. Young, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine


Dr. Young provides scientific and clinical leadership for the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Integrated Behavioral Health Program, the state’s flagship model for pediatric primary care services. Dr. Young’s research and applied interests center on behavioral health consultation, integrated primary care, judgment/data-based decision making, and behavioral economics.

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 Health Screening
  • Clinical Decision-Making
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Pediatric Integrated Primary Care
  • Population Health

Clinical Expertise

  • Behavioral Health Consultation
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Economics, Behavioral
  • Health Promotion
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Health Care

Leadership Positions

  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Integrated Behavioral Health Program