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Helen Egger      

Founder, WonderLab & Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Langone Health

​Helen Egger is the Arnold Simon Professor and chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health, where she directs the Child Study Center. Egger is a child psychiatrist, epidemiologist, and digital health innovator. She leads a department working on advancing children’s mental health.

Dr. Egger founded the NYULH WonderLab, a multidisciplinary team that creates digital products for child mental health research and clinical care, and has launched early childhood studies on autism and picky eating. Egger co-directs the NYULH Digital DesignLab and founded early childhood mental health start-up Little Otter. Previously at Duke University, she led the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and directed the Early Childhood Research Program in the Duke Center for Developmental Epidemiology.

Egger received both her Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature and her Doctorate of Medicine from Yale University.

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