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3535 Market Street
Room 3015

Phone: 215-746-1759
Email: rbeidas@upenn.edu

Rinad Beidas, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Implementation Research, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research
Director, Implementation Science Working Group, University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Beidas’s research group focuses on the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) for youth psychiatric disorders in community settings. Dr. Beidas, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine, has published over 60 articles and is the co-editor of the only book published on EBPs in youth, Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based practices in child and adolescent mental health. Dr. Beidas’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Dr. Beidas is deeply committed to partnering with community stakeholders to understand the best way to implement evidence-based practices and improve children’s mental health services across a variety of settings including community mental health, pediatric primary care, and schools.

Dr. Beidas holds a bachelor of arts in psychology from Colgate University and a doctorate of philosophy in psychology from Temple University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Pennsylvania. Dr. Beidas is a senior fellow in the Leonard Davis Institute. She is also an alumnus fellow of the NIH funded Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (TIDIRH), Implementation Research Institute (IRI), and the Child Intervention and Prevention Services (CHIPS) Fellowship. She is also the recipient of a number of awards, including the ABCT President’s New Researcher Award in 2015.