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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Marcia J. Slattery, MD, MHS, earned her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and completed her residency at the Indiana University Medical Center and the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Slattery is an ICTR scholar, one of the first faculty members of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health so recognized for integrating research and patient care. She focuses on anxiety disorders in patients ages 5 to 18 years.

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Pediatric Psychiatry

UW Health Clinics

Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
(608) 232-3171 | (888)703-2778 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Psychiatry

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Fellowship Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
Residency Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis, IN
Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
Internship Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1988

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Psychotherapy

Dr. Slattery's research includes neurobiological mechanisms and risk factors in anxiety disorders

PubMed Articles
Petrovic-Dovat L Fausnight T White AM Zeiger T Bansal PS Garg N Annapareddy J Iriana S Slattery MJ Meyer RE Bixler EO . Degree of anxiety in food allergic children in a tertiary care center. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016 Jun;116(6):528-32
[PubMed ID: 27066944]
Ruttle PL Klein MH Slattery MJ Kalin NH Armstrong JM Essex MJ . Adolescent adrenocortical activity and adiposity: differences by sex and exposure to early maternal depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Sep;47:68-77
[PubMed ID: 25001956]
Slattery MJ Grieve AJ Ames ME Armstrong JM Essex MJ . Neurocognitive function and state cognitive stress appraisal predict cortisol reactivity to an acute psychosocial stressor in adolescents. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Aug;38(8):1318-27
[PubMed ID: 23253895]
Essex MJ Shirtcliff EA Burk LR Ruttle PL Klein MH Slattery MJ Kalin NH Armstrong JM . Influence of early life stress on later hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis functioning and its covariation with mental health symptoms: a study of the allostatic process from childhood into adolescence. Dev Psychopathol. 2011 Nov;23(4):1039-58
[PubMed ID: 22018080]
Slattery MJ Essex MJ . Specificity in the association of anxiety, depression, and atopic disorders in a community sample of adolescents. J Psychiatr Res. 2011 Jun;45(6):788-95
[PubMed ID: 21111430]
Essex MJ Klein MH Slattery MJ Goldsmith HH Kalin NH . Early risk factors and developmental pathways to chronic high inhibition and social anxiety disorder in adolescence. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;167(1):40-6
[PubMed ID: 19917594]
Essex MJ Kraemer HC Slattery MJ Burk LR Boyce WT Woodward HR Kupfer DJ . Screening for childhood mental health problems: outcomes and early identification. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2009 May;50(5):562-70
[PubMed ID: 19432682]
Infante M Slattery MJ Klein MH Essex MJ . Association of internalizing disorders and allergies in a child and adolescent psychiatry clinical sample. J Clin Psychiatry. 2007 Sep;68(9):1419-25
[PubMed ID: 17915983]
Shirtcliff E Zahn-Waxler C Klimes-Dougan B Slattery M . Salivary dehydroepiandrosterone responsiveness to social challenge in adolescents with internalizing problems. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2007 Jun;48(6):580-91
[PubMed ID: 17537074]
Slattery MJ . Psychiatric comorbidity associated with atopic disorders in children and adolescents. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2005 May;25(2):407-20, viii
[PubMed ID: 15878463]