Muhammad Waqar Azeem

Associate Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Residency Training Program Director Yale Child Study Center/Albert J. Solnit Children's Center South Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency; Medical Director & Chief of Psychiatry Albert J. Solnit Children's Center (formerly known as Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth / CCP)

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program

Research Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training, Global Mental Health, and looking in to innovative ways in reducing seclusions and restraints in inpateint child & adolescent psychiatry settings. more...


  • M.D., Rawalpindi Medical College, 1991
  • M.D., University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Beth Caldwell , Chantell Albert, Muhammad Waqar Azeem, Sue Beck, David Cocoros, Trish Cocoros, Raquel Montes, Bhagya Reddy (2014); Successful Seclusion and Restraint Prevention Efforts in Child and Adolescent Programs. The Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 2014;52 (11): 30-38
  • Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich, MD, Olivia Hsin, PhD, Sarah Gumlak, SB, Kara Kimball, MPH, Ashley Rober, B.S, Muhammad Azeem, MD, Meredith Hickory, Psy.D, Christine Mrakotsky, PhD, Alcy Torres, MD, Enrico Mezzacappa, MD, Blaise Bourgeois, MD, Joseph Biederman, MD (2014); Comparing Stimulant Effects in Youth with ADHD and Epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior 2014; 36:102-107
  • Paula Marie Smith, Bhagya Reddy, Muhammad Waqar Azeem (2014); Treating Depression in an adolescent with Intellectual Disability. JPPS; 11 (2): 39-41



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