Cynthia Rogers, M.D.
Cynthia Rogers, M.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Washington University. Dr. Rogers co-directs the Washington University Neonatal Development Research (WUNDER) group, a multidisciplinary lab with members who specialize in Psychiatry, Neurology, Psychology, Neonatology, and Radiology. The WUNDER lab uses multimodal MRI including functional, structural, and diffusion MRI to understand how adverse exposures like poverty, prematurity, and prenatal substance use affect the brain at birth and alter brain development across childhood in racially and sociodemographically diverse populations. Dr. Rogers serves as prinicipal investigator of multiple NIMH and NIDA funded longtidinal research studies. Dr. Rogers also serves as Associate Director for both the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity (CRE2) and for the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center. Dr. Rogers directs the Washington University Perinatal Behavioral Health Service which serves perinatal women with psychiatric and substance use disorders and she leads the NICU Behavioral Health Clinic, a teaching consultation clinic for formerly preterm children with early developmental and social-emotional delays. She serves on the editorial boards of Biological Psychiatry and of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the FLUX Society, and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.