Paula Zeanah, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Paula Zeanah, Ph.D., M.S.N. Dr. Zeanah is  a clinical psychologist, registered nurse, and professor at the Tulane University School of Medicine. She serves as Chief of the Psychology Division within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is a supervisor for the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison service at Tulane Hospital. Dr. Zeanah serves as the Director of Infant Mental Health and is the Clinical Developer for Louisiana’s Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visitation (MIECHV) program through the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Bureau of Family Health. She provides professional training, consultation, and program development regarding mental health issues for the MIECHV and maternal child health programs, and oversees the IMH consultation augmentation to the Nurse Family Partnership, one of the MIECHV home visiting programs. She has various early childhood research interests related to nurse home visiting, chronic illness in childhood, and professional development.