David Dunn, M.D.

David W. Dunn, M.D.
Professor of Child Neurology and Psychiatry
Arthur B. Richter Professor


Personal Statement  My main interest is the care of children and adolescents with problems due to the combination of neurological and psychiatric illnesses.
Education  Undergraduate: Tulane University

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine

Residency: Indiana University

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

Board Certificatoins/Certifications:
ABPN in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
ABPN in Psychiatry
ABPN in Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology
Current Academic Interests  Teaching: Residency training director for child and adolescent psychiatry and the combined pediatrics/ psychiatry/child and adolescent psychiatry programs and involved in teaching medical students at all levels of training.

Clinical: Co-Chief of the Riley Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic; Co-Chief of the ADHD-Disruptive Behavior Disorders Clinic at Riley Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic.

Research: Behavioral and cognitive aspects of neurological disorders in children and adolescents; pharmacological treatments of ADHD.
Recent Publications  Austin JK, Perkins SM, Johnson CS, Fastenau PS, Byars AW, deGrauw, TJ, Dunn, DW. Self-esteem and depression symptoms in children with seizures: relationships with neuropsychological functioning and family variables over time. Epilepsia 2010; 51: 2074-2083.

Dunn DW, Johnson CS, Perkins SM, Fastenau PS, Byars AW, deGrauw TJ, Austin JK. Academic problems in children with seizures: relationships with neuropsychological functioning and family variables during the 3 years after onset. Epilepsy Behav 2010; 19: 455-461. 

Hummer TA, Kronenberger WG, Wang Y, Dunn DW, Mosier KM, Kalnin AJ, Mathews VP. Executive functioning characteristics associated with ADHD comorbidity in adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders. J Abnor Child Psychol 2011; 39: 11-19.
David Dunn, M.D.

Riley Hospital for Children
705 riley Hospital Dr.
Indianapolis, IN. 46202
(317) 944-8162


Department of Psychiatry | 355 W. 16th St., Suite 4800 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 963-7288 | Fax: (317) 963-7313