Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has named John N. Constantino, MD, the new Chief, Behavioral and Mental Health, effective August 1, 2022. In this role, Dr. Constantino will lead the Children’s effort to change the landscape of Behavioral and Mental Health for Georgia’s children and adolescents.
Dr. Constantino currently serves as Psychiatrist-in-Chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. After obtaining his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1988, he completed a five-year combined residency in Pediatrics, General Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.
Dr. Constantino returned to Washington University in 1993 to develop a clinical and scientific program focused on understanding genetic and environmental influences on disorders of social development in childhood, and their implications for treatment and preventive intervention.
In addition to his role as Chief of Behavioral and Mental Health at Children’s, Dr. Constantino will be a faculty member in the Emory School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.