Consulting Editor for Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America

Todd E. Peters

Todd E. Peters, MD, FAPA
Vice President/Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Sheppard Pratt Health System
Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO), Sheppard Pratt Health System
Consulting Editor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America

M.D., Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
B.A. in Biochemistry, McDaniel College

Postgraduate Training
Resident in General Psychiatry, Brown University
Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Brown University
Visiting Fellowship in Electroconvulsive Therapy, Duke University

Areas of Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Pediatric Mood Disorders, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Health Information Technology, Inpatient Psychiatry

Brief Bio
Dr. Peters is as an Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) graduate of The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in General Psychiatry and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Brown University. He joined Sheppard Pratt Health System to become the Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Services and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) in July 2018. He was promoted to Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in July 2019. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Previously he had worked at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from 2011-2018, where he served as the Inpatient Medical Director at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Assistant CMIO for Vanderbilt University Medical Center prior to his departure

Clinically, Dr. Peters has worked as a hospitalist on the Adolescent Inpatient Units at Sheppard Pratt Hospital in Towson, MD. He has also practiced as an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) provider. As an educator, he has been actively involved in teaching residents, fellows, and medical students since residency. He has also made numerous presentations at national meetings on child and adolescent psychiatric care and on medical informatics in behavioral healthcare.

Dr. Peters is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and as a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). He has served as the Chair for AACAP’s Committee for Health Information Technology since 2018 and has been a representative for the AACAP’s Committee on Healthcare Access and Economics since 2009. He has served as the Consulting Editor for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America since 2017.

Representative Publications
  1. Peters TE, Fritz GF. Psychological Considerations of the Child with Asthma. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2011; 58(4):921-936.
  2. Peters TE, Connolly SD. Psychopharmacological Treatment for Pediatric Anxiety Disorders. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 2012; 21(4):789-806.
  3. Peters TE. Transformational Impact of Health Information Technology on the Clinical Practice of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 2017; 26: 55–66.
  4. Trivedi HK, Peters TE (2010). “Birth, Childhood, and Adolescence.” In Wedding D, Stuber ML (ed.), Behavior and Medicine (5th ed.), pp. 31-46. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe Publishing.
  5. Peters TE, Freeman JB. Guest Editors for “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Youth.” Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America 2011; 20(2): 411 pp.
  6. Peters TE, Herman T, Patel NR, Trivedi HK (2015). “Technology and Adolescent Behavioral Health Care.” In Dewan NA, Luo JS, Lorenzi, NM (ed.), Mental Health Practice in a Digital World: A Clinicians Guide (1st ed.). Release Date: April 2015. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.