Jennifer L. Haak MD

Jennifer Haak

Jennifer L. Haak
MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychiatry

Contact Information
1028 main street
buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: 716-859-5454
Fax: 716-859-5454
lezama@buffalo.edu


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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 for several outpatient programs including a specialized OCD treatment clinic and Intensive outpatient program. Dr Haak has also been the co-founder of a grant funded in home psychiatric treatment program for the past 3 years providing in home psychiatric services to those in need. Her interest in schools has taken a new shape after being part of a day treatment program she is interested in public health and has begun school consultative services which are newer in the Buffalo area and surrounding regions. Her scholarly interests are in the realm of psychotherapeutic intervention and in factors affecting early career development in child psychiatry, along with service implementation.

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2006)
  • MD, MD, University at Buffalo (2001)
  • BA, Geneseo, Magna Cum Laude (1997)

Employment:

  • Medical Director, Psychiatry, OCD clinic and OCD IOP
  • Medical Director, Psychiatry, OCD clinic and OCD IOP (2019–2022)

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)

Presentations:

  • "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

1028 main street
buffalo, New York 14202
Phone: 716-859-5454
Fax: 716-859-5454
lezama@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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