Dr. Simkin is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Emory Medical School where she teaches Functional Medicine and Psychiatry. She is the Co-Chair of the AACAP Complementary and Integrative Medicine Committee.
She has spoken nationally and internationally on topics such as ADHD, depression and mood disorder, PTSD, TBI, autism, meditation, the gut-brain axis and neurofeedback. She has co-edited several textbooks including a 2 volume text on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Disorders in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, is the co-editor for the adolescent section of the ASAM textbook on addictions and has written several chapters on LORETA neurofeedback, neurofeedback research, meditation, and the role of inflammation as it pertains to psychiatric illnesses. She serves as co-chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Committee on Complementary and Integrative Medicine and serves as a liaison to the National Committee on Complementary and Integrative Psychiatry at NIH. She has received several awards including the two most outstanding faculty teaching awards and outstanding mental health clinician.