Danella Hafeman, M.D., PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Dr. Danella Hafeman is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her medical degree, as well as a PhD in Epidemiology, at Columbia University in 2009. She then completed her psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Hafeman’s research focuses on youth with and at-risk for bipolar disorder. She is interested in understanding clinical and neural mechanisms of risk and resilience in these youth, with the goal of preventing mood disorders in this vulnerable population. Clinically, she works as a child psychiatrist in the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Services clinic, where she evaluates and treats youth with and at-risk for bipolar disorder.