Matthew Biel, MD, MSc, is Professor, Vice Chair, and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Biel has clinical interests in child development, trauma and resilience, mood and anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and psychiatric care of children with medical illnesses. He leads a range of community-based research initiatives and is Co-Director of the Early Childhood Innovation Network. Dr. Biel has published numerous articles and book chapters addressing access to mental health care for underserved populations, trauma and resilience, and family factors in child mental health care. Dr. Biel is an Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He is very active in medical student and psychiatric residency training. Dr. Biel studied history and Spanish at Amherst College before receiving his MD and MSc in community medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed residency and fellowship training in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Biel is the faculty director for the Certificate in Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Family Leadership.