Spotlight Psychiatry

Dr. Meadows graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Brain and Cognitive Science Major and a minor in Psychology and cum laude from Yale School of Medicine where she concurrently received a Master’s Degree in Health Science. Upon graduation, she received the Yale University Lidz Outstanding Thesis Prize in Psychiatry. She then completed a Triple Board Residency at Western Psychiatric Institute. As a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry faculty member at the University of Kentucky, she serves as the Associate Director of the Triple Board Fellowship as well as the Course Director of the Behavioral Basis of Medicine Curriculum for 1st year medical students. She has received numerous awards for teaching and clinical mentorship. She is a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Associate. She is the first Junior Faculty Career Development Program Scholar where she is investigating the relationship between lifetime trauma and adherence to medication in pediatric diabetes and is mentored by Craig R. Rush, PhD. She recently received a grant from the Children’s Miracle Network. She maintains her clinical work in child and adolescent consultation-liaison psychiatry in the Kentucky Children’s Hospital.