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Jennifer                       Haak

Jennifer L. Haak MD

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Professional Summary:

Dr. Haak is a faculty member in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Division of Community Psychiatry. She supervises medical students, residents and fellows in child/adolescent psychiatry evaluation and treatment. She also provides medical leadership and clinical service in Community Mental Health settings and a Day Treatment Program for children and adolescents. Her scholarly interests are in the realm of psychotherapeutic intervention and in factors affecting early career development in child psychiatry.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • MD, MD, University at Buffalo (2001)
  • BA, Geneseo, magna cum laude (1997)
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Achievements in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Education (2010)
  • Frieda-Fromm Reichman Award (2007)

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Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; National organization (2004–present)
  • "Understanding Holden: Using The Catcher in the Rye to Inspire Teachers and Residents" AADPRT Annual Meeting, AADPRT, Workshop (2011)
  • "A Novel Group-Based Therapy for Children with ADHD and Severe Mood Dysregulation (SMD)" American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, AACAP (2010)
  • "Efficacy and Tolerability of Stimulants in Children with ADHD and Severe Mood Dysregulation (SMD)" American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting, poster presentation (2010)
  • "Personal Psychotherapy During Residency Training:A Pilot Survey of Psychiatric Residents" American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training Progrms (2007)
Service Activities:
  • Early Career Psychiatry Committee; Committe through the national AACAP organization; Committee Member (2010–2013)
  • Western New York OMH Day Treatment Coalition; We are working with 6 other day treatment programs across the state to improve the cohesiveness and care provided.; Invited Participant (2009–present)
  • Ad hoc reviewer-Academic Psychiatry; Reviewer (2009)
  • Education Policy Committee; Committee Member (2008–present)
  • Residency Selection Committee; Committee Member (2006–present)

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Contact Information

Baker Victory Services
650 Ridge Rd.
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Phone: 716-828-9655
Fax: 716-828-9745

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