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Sam Vaughn, MD, PhD

  • Attending Psychiatrist, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience


MD, PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2016.

Residency: Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2021.

Certification: Psychiatry, 2020.


Child and adolescent psychiatry; consult psychiatry

Services and Specialties



Pharmacogenomics of psychotropic medications

Research Areas


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Voices from limbo: Experiences with pediatric boarding during a youth mental health crisis. Kurtz, BP; Vaughn, S. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2022; 17:854-855.

Pediatric Psychopharmacology for Depressive and Anxiety Disorders. Strawn, JR; Vaughn, S; Ramsey, LB. Focus. 2022; 20:184-190.

The Impact of Marijuana on Antidepressant Treatment in Adolescents: Clinical and Pharmacologic Considerations. Vaughn, SE; Strawn, JR; Poweleit, EA; Sarangdhar, M; Ramsey, LB. Journal of Personalized Medicine. 2021; 11:615.

The need for a refined understanding of CYP2D6 in second-generation antipsychotic outcomes in children and adolescents. Rossow, KM; Vaughn, SE; Strawn, JR; Van Driest, SL; Ramsey, LB. Pharmacogenomics. 2021; 22:447-450.

Comorbidity of Bipolar and Other Psychiatric Disorders. Vaughn, SE; Strawn, JR. Bipolar Disorder. : Oxford University Press (OUP); Oxford University Press (OUP); 2020.

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