Jeffrey Shahidullah, PhD
Psychologist, UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children’s
Michigan State University, PhD, School Psychology
Baylor University, BA, Psychology
Internship, Pediatric Psychology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Psychology, Geisinger Health System
Biography and Education
Jeffrey Shahidullah, PhD, is a licensed pediatric psychologist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children’s. He specializes in behavioral interventions for managing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and disruptive behavior disorders. Additionally, Dr. Shahidullah is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, an adjunct assistant professor in The University of Texas at Austin Department of Educational Psychology, and a faculty affiliate in The University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education.
Dr. Shahidullah earned his doctorate in school psychology from Michigan State University and his bachelor’s in psychology from Baylor University, where he also completed an educational specialist degree. He completed an internship in pediatric psychology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a fellowship in pediatric psychology at Geisinger Health System. While at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Shahidullah was a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) fellow.
Dr. Shahidullah’s clinical, research, and training interests pertain to integrating behavioral health services within schools and primary care settings. He is a productive researcher whose work has been published in peer-reviewed journals across many disciplines, including pediatrics, child and adolescent psychiatry, and school, clinical, and pediatric psychology. Dr. Shahidullah has authored or edited three books on the topics of school mental health, pediatric behavioral healthcare, and interprofessional care for autism spectrum disorders. He is currently under contract with the American Academy of Pediatrics to develop a curriculum on common factors and common elements approaches to mental health care for pediatric clinicians.
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Disruptive behavior disorders
- School performance problems
- Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, Licensed Psychologist
- Nationally Certified School Psychologist
- National Register of Health Service Psychologists
Awards & Honors
- Children’s Wellbeing Initiative Pioneer Project Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Ashoka Changemaker
- Early Career Scholar, Society for the Study of School Psychology
- Meritorious Student Research and Evaluation Award, Collaborative Family Healthcare Association