Meredith L Spada, MD

Meredith L Spada, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Penn State University, College of Medicine
Secondary Education, University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

Specialty Certifications

Board Certification
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Member, Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry

Selected Honors & Awards

Laughlin Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists
George Ginsberg Fellowship, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training

Clinical Interests

Women's mental health; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Consultation-liaison psychiatry
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Spada M, Kmiec J, Glance JB, Gopalan P. (2019). Consideration of Opioid Agonist Treatment in a Pregnant Adolescent: A Case Report and Literature Review. Substance Abuse. [Epub ahead of print].
  2. Spada M, Simpson M, Gopalan P, Azzam PN. (2018). Induction of Labor for Psychiatric Indications: A Case Series and Literature Review. Psychosomatics, 60, 2, 204-210.
  3. McClafferty LP, Spada M, Gopalan P. (2018). Pharmacologic Treatment of Sleep Disorders in Pregnancy. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 13, 2, 243-250.

Education Interests

Resident education; Resident mentorship
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Spada M, Lundblad W, Glance J, Rosenstock J, Gopalan P, Azzam PN, Jacobson SL, Travis MJ. (2018). Self-Assessment of Teaching Skills Among Psychiatric Residents. Academic Psychiatry, 42, 4, 477-481.