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Kimberly Stigler, M.D.

Kimberly A. Stigler, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

 

Personal Statement  I am interested in the neurobiology and psychopharmacology of autism and related pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs). My research is focused on developing pharmacological treatments to help target interfering behavioral symptoms commonly associated with these disorders. As Medical Director of the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, I enjoy active involvement in the clinical care of individuals with PDDs. Beyond my clinical and research interests, I am invested in the training of future child and adolescent psychiatrists and am involved in multiple aspects of residency and fellowship education.
Education  Graduate: University of Notre Dame

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine

Board Certifications/Certifications:
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-General Psychiatry
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Current Academic Interests  Teaching: Assistant Training Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Clinical: Medical Director of the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center at Riley Hospital for Children.

Research: Primary research focus is the psychopharmacology of autism and related pervasive developmental disorders.
Recent Publications  Stigler, K.A., McDougle, C.J.: Pharmacotherapy of irritability in pervasive developmental disorders. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17(4);739-752, 2008.

Stigler, K.A., Diener, J.T., Kohn, A.E., Erickson, C.A., Posey, D.J., McDougle, C.J.: A prospective, open-label study of aripiprazole in youth with pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified and Asperger’s disorder. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol, 19(3):265-274, 2009.

Stigler, K.A., Sweeten, T.L., Posey, D.J., McDougle, C.J.: Autism and immune factors: A comprehensive review. Res Aut Spectr Disord, in press.
Kimberly Stigler, M.D.

Riley Hospital for Children
705 Riley Hospital Drive
Indianapolis,IN, 46202
(317) 944-8162