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David Sasso, M.D., M.P.H.

MD, MPH Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 

 

Board-Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Primary) and in the Child Study Center (Secondary) at Yale University School of Medicine

Senior Fellow and Member of Board of Directors, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry

 

Founding Chair of the Committee on the Arts and Humanities, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry


Chief Resident at Yale University's General Psychiatry Residency and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship


Distinguished Laughlin Fellow, Department of Psychiatry at Yale University

Bachelor of Music in Composition from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

 

Composer of "The Trio of Minuet", an opera performed by children broadcast nationally on PBS

 

Released 3 critically acclaimed Bluegrass/Americana albums

David A. Sasso, M.D., M.P.H., is a board-certified psychiatrist who has been a physician in Connecticut since 2004. Dr. Sasso serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine. He has experience treating a wide range of child, adolescent, and adult psychiatric problems through both psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological approaches. His expertise includes treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, and in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approaches to psychotherapy.

Dr. Sasso received his medical and public health degrees from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. He completed his adult and child psychiatry training in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University and the Yale Child Study Center, respectively. He served as chief resident in both training programs and was named Distinguished Laughlin Fellow. 

Prior to his medical training, Dr. Sasso studied music composition at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and composed “The Trio of Minuet,” a full-length opera performed by children, which was broadcast nationally on PBS stations. He has interests in the intersection of psychiatry, creativity, and the arts and humanities; using music in mental health and community settings, and how to sensitively approach psychiatric problems among performing artists. He has written and presented widely and consulted to local arts organizations on these topics. He is a Senior Fellow and Board Member of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry and is the founding chair of the Committee on Arts and Humanities.

 

Learn more about Dr. Sasso at www.davidsasso.com.

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