Chad Lennon, MD is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Sheppard Pratt’s Baltimore/Washington Campus. He is board certified in neurology and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Lennon received his bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College, attended a post-baccalaureate program at CUNY City College, and earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He completed the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Residency Program, followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program at Mt. Sinai Elmhurst Hospital. Dr. Lennon was psychiatry chief resident at Adventist Behavioral Healthcare-Shady Grove Medical Center and then worked as lead psychiatrist on the adolescent unit. Dr. Lennon has won a number of academic excellence awards including the Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center Physician RISES Individual Award and the Franklin & Marshall College Sydney N. Bridgett ’51 Award. He is a member of a number of professional societies including Black Psychiatrists of America, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, and Maryland Psychiatric Society. He is also widely published, has authored numerous blogs, and participated in many speaking engagements. Dr. Lennon’s presentations have included topics such as suicide, anxiety, and lectures series for both medical students and residents, respectively. His blogs have included topics such as the stigma of mental illness in the African American community, and managing stress, trauma, and anxiety in children and adolescents. Dr. Lennon has also participated in medical mission work.
Howard University College of Medicine
University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt
Mt. Sinai Elmhurst Hospital - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Member, Black Psychiatrists of America
- Member, American Psychiatric Association
- Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
- Member, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry
- Member, Maryland Psychiatric Society
Lennon, Chad. “Diversity of MPS: Part 1: Inside Out”. The Maryland Psychiatrist. : 44(2): Summer 2021.
Lennon, Chad. “The CBT of Racism.” MPS News. 34 (3): July 2020.
Adventist Healthcare Blogs (https://blog.adventisthealthcare.com/?s=lennon):
1. “The Stigma of Mental Illness in the African American Community” –October 3, 2018
2. “How to Prevent the Holiday Blues and Manage Stress” – November 29, 2018
3. “Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress” – December 26, 2018
4. “Recognizing Mental Health Issues in Your Child” –January 28, 2019
5. “Recognizing Signs of Trauma in Your Child” – April 23, 2019
6. “Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness” – June 26, 2019
7. “Is My Toddler’s Aggressive Behavior Normal?” – August 19, 2019
8. “Teens and Healthy Self -Esteem”- February 7, 2020
9. “Bringing Awareness to PTSD During COVID-19” – June 27, 2020
10. “How to Cope with Election-Related Stress” – October 23, 2020
Beekman, Jennifer. “Having the Conversation: The Best Way to Prevent Suicide is to Talk About It.” The
Town Courier- Gaithersburg. December 21, 2018.
Richmond, Linda M. “APA Program Aims to Build Minority Pipeline For Psychiatry.” Psychiatric News.
53 (15). August 2018. (Speaking engagement: APA for Health Career Opportunity Program at Howard
University and the Black Men in Psychiatry Pipeline Program – June 22, 2018).