Suma Jacob, MD, PhD

Institute on Community Integration
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry University of Minnesota
F256/2B West 2450 Riverside Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone: 612-273-8700
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 13, 2017


Primary Activity Coordinators: Research
Discipline Coordinators: Psychiatry: Child
Specialty Resource Contacts:
Discipline(s): Psychiatry
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation
Research: Research interests include social neuroscience, neuroendrocinology and genetics. Current research focuses on biomarkers, neurochemical/genetic risk and treatments related to hormonal systems like oxytocin.
Education: Medical School, University of Chicago
Residency, UCLA
Fellowship, University of Illinois
Service: Dr. Jacob's clinical specialties include developmental disorders that affect rigid, inflexible behaviors and social functioning including autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety and selective mutism. Treatment modalities include group, family and individual cognitive behavioral therapy along with medication management.


Dr. Jacob graduated from University of Chicago with honors the College and in Psychology before completing an MD/PhD program in Neurobiology. She went to UCLA for general psychiatry training and completed an extended clinical-research child fellowship at UIC. She is board certified in general adult as well as child & adolescent psychiatry.