Douglas Russell, MD

Dr. Russell’s professional interests include ADHD, integrated/collaborative care, prevention and complementary/integrative approaches to child and adolescent mental health. He takes a holistic approach to psychiatric well-being that extends beyond medications and psychotherapy to include other evidence-based practices shown to improve brain health including regular exercise, time in nature, supportive social interactions, mind-body activities, good nutrition and sleep hygiene.


Medical school: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Residency: Psychiatry, UCLA Semel, Los Angeles
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCLA Semel, Los Angeles

Department Affiliations

Other Affiliations

Program for Enhancement of Attention Regulation and Learning Clinic (PEARL)- Seattle Children’s Hospital
Partnership Access Line (PAL) – Seattle Children’s Hospital
Child and Adolescent Training Clinic

Recent Publications

Complementary and Integrative Treatments for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Youth.
(2023 Apr)
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 32(2): 173-192
Russell D, Arnold LE

Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses: Safety and Efficacy of Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Pediatric Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
(2023 May 1)
J Dev Behav Pediatr 44(4): e322-e332
Zulauf-McCurdy CA, LaCount PA, Shelton CR, Morrow AS, Zhao XA, Russell D, Sibley MH, Arnold LE

Stitching and registering highly multiplexed whole-slide images of tissues and tumors using ASHLAR.
(2022 Sep 30)
Bioinformatics 38(19): 4613-4621
Muhlich JL, Chen YA, Yapp C, Russell D, Santagata S, Sorger PK

Safeguarding in Church: Children and Young People's Perceptions of Safety in Religious and Other Faith-Based Settings.
(2023 Feb)
J Interpers Violence 38(3-4): 4459-4485
Russell DH, Stewart J, Higgins DJ

Prevalence of Mental Health Problems in Transgender Children Aged 9 to 10 Years in the US, 2018.
(2022 Jul 1)
JAMA Netw Open 5(7): e2223389
Russell DH, Hoq M, Coghill D, Pang KC

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