Gwendolyn Lawson

Assistant Professor

Gwendolyn Lawson, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is a child clinical Psychologist (licensed in the state of Pennsylvania). Dr. Lawson’s clinical and research interests lie in implementation of evidence-based practices for children with disruptive behavior disorders within school settings. She has extensive training and experience in school mental health, implementation science, multi-tiered systems of support, and evidence-based teacher consultation. Dr. Lawson completed her Psychology internship at the University of Maryland Center for School Mental Health, where she provided prevention, intervention, and consultation services in a Baltimore Elementary school. She also previously worked as a High School teacher.