My primary clinical experience and expertise is providing general outpatient treatment to children, adolescents, and young adults, particularly those with developmental disabilities. I am direct a program for the psychiatric treatment of medical students.
In the hospital setting, I am the Medical Director of the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service at Oishei Children‘s Hospital.
Current research and committee activities include work related to burnout in medical students and physicians. Additionally, I am a consultant for Dr. Greg Fabiano and colleagues' ADHD treatment studies.
Education and Training:
Fellowship, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University (2012)
Residency, General Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2010)
MD, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
BS, Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)
Division Director, Psychiatry, Medical Student Wellness (2020-present)
Medical Director, Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry Consultaation-Liaison Service
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2012-present)
Awards and Honors:
Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2021)
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2020)
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education (2018)
Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2018)
Award for Excellence in Teaching, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2016)
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2013)
ADHD: I am a study consultant to Dr. Greg Fabiano for school-based treatment studies of ADHD.
Burnout: Co-wrote book chapter (in press) with Susan Orrange, PhD, regarding burnout in medical students and residents
Kulikova A, Lopez J, Antony A, Khan DA, Persaud D, Tiro J, Ivleva EI, Nakamura A, Patel Z, Tipton S, Lloyd T, Allen K, Kaur S, Owitz MS, Pak RJ, Adragna MS, Chankalal R, Humayun Q, Lehman HK, Miller BD, Wood BL, Brown ES. (2021) Multivariate Association of Child Depression and Anxiety with Asthma Outcomes. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice (Jun), 9(6): 2399-2405. doi:10.1016/j.jaip.2021.02.043
Books and Book Chapters:
Orrange SM, Adragna MS, Jeanlus, A. (2021) What’s Causing the Problem? Drivers of Well-Being Contributing to Both Burnout and Flourishing. In: Caring for Caregivers to Be. Oxford University Press
Sengupta S, Adragna MS. (2019) In: Technological Strategies to Address Psychiatric Nonadherence. In: Fornari V., Dancyger I. (eds) Psychiatric Nonadherence: A Solutions-Based Approach (pp. 201-212). Springer, Cham.
American Medical Association (2021–present)
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2005–present)
"Managing Anxieties about the Return to School" Back-to-School but not Back-to-Normal, a Webinar hosted by the UBMD Physician's Group (2021)
"A First Line for the Front Line" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, University at Buffalo Dept. of Pediatrics (2013)
"Adolescent on Social Networking Sites: Assessment and Management of Normative and Risk Behaviors" Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital Of Buffalo, University at Buffalo Dept. of Pediatrics (2012)
"Social Networking in Child Psychiatry: Implications for Practice" Academic Rounds, Children's Psychiatry Clinic, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University at Buffalo (2012)
"Resident Profiles on Facebook: Content, Attitudes, and Experiences" Grand Rounds, Bradley Hospital, Brown University Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (2010)
"Resident Profiles on Facebook: Content, Attitudes, and Experiences" Grand Rounds, University at Buffalo Department of Psychiatry (2010)
"Choosing an Antipsychotic for Children and Adolescents: What is the Evidence?" 61st Annual Meeting of the Institute on Psychiatric Services (2009)
I serve as an alternate on the FPMP Governing Board.; Alternate (2022)
I serve on the Faculty Burnout Prevention Committee under the leadership of Howard Faden, M.D. The committee aims to determine and mitigate drivers of faculty burnout.; Contributing member (2021)
I direct the newly established division, which has included the hiring therapist(s) to treat medical students.; Division Director (2021–2022)
Participant in panel and newspaper interview to discuss challenges related to anxiety around the return to school for children in 2021.; Panelist, interviewee (2021)