Mayes, Linda C(arol) 1951-

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MAYES, Linda C(arol) 1951-


Born October 14, 1951, in Sewanee, TN. Education: University of the South, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1973; Vanderbilt University, M.D., 1977; attended Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis, 1986-2000.


Home—20D Harbour Village, Branford, CT 06405. Office—Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, 230 South Frontage Rd., P.O. Box 107900, New Haven, CT 06520-7900. E-mail—[email protected].


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, intern, 1977-78, resident in pediatrics, 1978-80, fellow in neonatology, 1980-82; Yale University, New Haven, CT, fellow in Robert Wood Johnson General Academic Pediatrics Program, 1982-84, research fellow in pediatrics at Yale Child Study Center, 1984-85, assistant professor, 1986-89, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Assistant Professor of Child Development, 1989-90, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Associate Professor of Child Development, 1990, Arnold Gesell Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology, 1991—, fellow at Morse College, 1990—, fellow at Bush Center on Social Policy, 1994—, coordinator of early childhood section, Yale Child Study Center, 1996—, codirector of Early Childhood Education Consortium, 1997—. Western New England Institute for Psychoanalysis, faculty member, 2001—; University of London, visiting professor at University College, 2001. National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, fellow, 1984-85; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, adjunct scientist, 1990—. Gesell Institute, board member, 1991-2000; Menninger Clinic, visiting scholar, 2001. City of New Haven, member of Special Commission on Infant Health, 1992-96.


World Association for Infant Psychiatry, Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Society for Research in Child Development, American Psychoanalytic Association (chair of Fund for Psychoanalytic Research, 2000—), Association of Child Psychoanalysis, Neurobehavioral Teratology Society, Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Connecticut Council of Child Psychiatrists, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Research and Teaching Award, Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, 1985; Johnson & Johnson Advanced Pediatric Research Award, 1984-85; D.Sc., University of the South, 1994; Heinz Hartmann Award, New York Psychoanalytic Association, 1999; grants from numerous organizations and agencies, including Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Connecticut Department of Children and Families, Harris Foundation, National Institute of Mental Health, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Smith Richardson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, and National Institute on Drug Abuse.


(Editor, with W. S. Gilliam, and contributor) Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment of Young Children, W. B. Saunders Co. (Philadelphia, PA), 1999.

(With D. J. Cohen and others) The Yale Child Study Center Guide to Understanding Your Child: Healthy Development from Birth to Adolescence, Little, Brown and Co. (New York, NY), 2002.

Contributor to books, including Attention, Development, and Psychopathology, edited by J. A. Burack and J. T. Enns, Guilford Press (New York, NY), 1997; The Vulnerable Child, edited by T. Cohen, M. H. Etezady, and B. L. Pacella, International Universities Press (Madison, CT), 1999; The Scientific Basis of Child Custody Decisions, edited by R. M. Galatzer-Levy and L. Kraus, John Wiley and Sons (New York, NY), 1999; Environmental Effects on Cognitive Abilities, edited by R. J. Sternberg and E. L. Grigorenko, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Mahway, NJ), 2001; and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook, edited by M. Lewis, Williams & Wilkins (Philadelphia, PA). Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Current Psychology of Cognition, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Infant Mental Health, Psychoanalytic Study of the Child, Child Psychiatry and Human Development,Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Pediatrics, Development and Psychopathology, and Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy. Editor of special issues, Seminars in Perinatology, 1989, 1997; member of editorial board, Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 2001—.



Booklist, February 1, 2002, Vanessa Bush, review of The Yale Child Study Center Guide to Understanding Your Child: Healthy Development from Birth to Adolescence, p. 913.

Library Journal, February 15, 2002, Douglas C. Lord, review of The Yale Child Study Center Guide to Understanding Your Child, p. 172.

M2 Best Books, March 21, 2002, review of The Yale Child Study Center to Understanding Your Child.

Publishers Weekly, January 21, 2002, review of The Yale Child Study Center Guide to Understanding Your Child, p. 84.