Muhammad Waqar Azeem

Associate Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Residency Training Program Director Yale Child Study Center/Albert J. Solnit Children's Center South Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency; Medical Director & Chief of Psychiatry Albert J. Solnit Children's Center (formerly known as Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth / CCP)

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program

Research Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training, Global Mental Health, and looking in to innovative ways in reducing seclusions and restraints in inpateint child & adolescent psychiatry settings. more...


  • M.D., Rawalpindi Medical College, 1991
  • M.D., University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Imran, Nazish, Azeem, Muhammad Waqar (2014). Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspective from Pakistan. The Comprehensive Guide to Autism, Editors: Patel,VB, Martin, CR, Preedy, V, Springer Press New York, PP 2483-2496
  • Azeem, Muhammad Waqar, Dogar, Imtiaz A. , Shah, Snehal, Cheema, Mohsin A., Asmat, Alia, Akbar, Madeeha, Kousar, Sumira, Haider, Imran I. (2013). Anxiety and Depression among Parents of Children with Intellectual Disability in Pakistan. Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Nov; 22:4, 290-295
  • Azeem, Muhammad W, Aujla, A, Ramerth, M, Binsfeld, G, Jones, RB (2011). Effectiveness of Six Core Strategies Based on Trauma Informed Care in Reducing Seclusions and Restraints at a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital. J Chil & Adols Psych Nurs ; 24 (1): 11-15



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