Courtney Lockhart McMickens, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Courtney McMickens
85 East Newton Street


Dr. McMickens earned her undergraduate degree from Tuskegee University and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School where she also received an MPH from the School of Public Health. She has just finished a post-doctoral research program at Yale School of Medicine. She completed residency in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and a Child Psychiatry fellowship at Cambridge Health Alliance. Dr. McMickens is interested in child mental health services and prevention, trauma, PTSD, and health disparities. Dr. McMickens will in offer clinical care in outpatient child psychiatry at BMC, and as an integrated behavioral health provider at Codman Square Health Center. Dr. McMickens will also be involved in research related to maternal-child mental health in collaboration with Dr. Michael Silverstein in Pediatrics, as well as developing her own research as part of our CAP research team.


  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Yale University School of Medicine, MHS
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • Tuskegee Institute, BS


  • Published on 4/10/2017

    Scott VC, Kenworthy T, Godly-Reynolds E, Bastien G, Scaccia J, McMickens C, Rachel S, Cooper S, Wrenn G, Wandersman A. The Readiness for Integrated Care Questionnaire (RICQ): An instrument to assess readiness to integrate behavioral health and primary care. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2017; 87(5):520-530. PMID: 28394156.

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  • Published on 2/21/2017

    Kornfield SL, Moseley M, Appleby D, McMickens CL, Sammel MD, Epperson CN. Posttraumatic Symptom Reporting and Reported Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Jun; 26(6):662-669. PMID: 28437216.

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  • Published on 12/31/2014

    Rappaport N, Pollack WS, Flaherty LT, Schwartz SE, McMickens C. Safety assessment in schools: beyond risk: the role of child psychiatrists and other mental health professionals. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2015 Apr; 24(2):277-89. PMID: 25773324.

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  • Published on 1/1/2011

    Bell, S., McMickens, C., & Selby, K. AIDS, Biographies of Disease (Silver J, ed.). Greenwood Publishing Group. Santa Barbra. 2011.

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