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Dr. Andrea Spencer is a child psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine, and Director for Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. Spencer’s clinical research program, REACH for ADHD (Revolutionizing Equal Access to Care and Health for ADHD), currently focuses on developing and testing innovative methods to improve and reduce disparities in ADHD treatment. Dr. Spencer’s research has been supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Charles H. Hood Foundation. Before coming to Boston Medical Center, Dr. Spencer completed tthe 5-year combined MGH/McLean Adult and Child Psychiatry Residency in 2013, and worked for 3 years with the Pediatric Psychopharmacology and Adult ADHD Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Spencer's first degree was in music, and she plays viola with multiple area ensembles.

  • Education

    Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, (2008)

  • Residencies

    MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, Belmont MA, (2011)
    MGH/McLean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency, Boston MA, (2013)

  • Board Certifications

    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Psychiatry

  • Special Interests

    Children, ADHD, Mental health disparities

  • Location

    850 Harrison Ave
    6th Floor
    Boston, MA 02118

My Affiliations

Boston University

Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

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