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Jenna Saul, M.D. F.A.A.C.A.P

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Wisconsin

Owner and Founder, HORSES TREAT

 

Licensure/Certifications

Physician and Surgeon, Wisconsin #45863 2003 to present

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child and Adolescent Board Certification 2004, recertified 2013

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology General Psychiatry Board Certification 2003, recertified 2013

 

Education and Training

University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago IL 2001-2003 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute, Houston, TX 2000-2001 Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Fellow

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Tx, 1998-2001 General Psychiatry Resident

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN 1997-1998 Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry Internship

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI 1993-1997 Medical Doctor

University of Michigan College of Literature, Science and the Arts, Ann Arbor, MI B.S, Microbiology

 

Clinical – Academic Employment

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting, LLC (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin Rapids, Marshfield), WI 2006-present Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:  Addressing: Autism Spectrum, Anxiety Disorders, Attachment Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Depression and Mood Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Eating Disorders, Learning Disorders, Learning Disorders, Tourette Syndrome. Assisting with psychiatric complications to medical conditions (cancer, diabetes, genetic disorders, transplants, etc.) and emotional and behavioral manifestations of life events (parental divorce and blended families, death of a family member, friend, or pet, change in caregivers, schools, or moving, etc. )

Forensic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: custody, placement, termination of parental rights, competency, commitment, Juvenile Waiver, Reverse Waiver, Mitigation, Juvenile in Need of Protective Supervision (JIPS), Child in Need of Protective Supervision (CHIPS), trauma and abuse), Interviewing child witnesses and victims, etc.

 

Medical College of Wisconsin Central Wisconsin Campus, Wausau, WI

Medical Student Education, Faculty Navigator, July 2016-present

Psychiatry Residency Assistant Professor, January 2016-present

 

CHAPS Academy, Shiocton, WI 2010-Present Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Hope and Healing Day Treatment, 2010-Present Consulting Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI Fall 2011 Student Health Services Psychiatrist: Filled in for their regularly employed psychiatrist, who was on leave

Homme Youth and Family Services,  Wittenberg, WI 2008-presentChild and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Bridgepoint Health, Sheboygan, WI 2006-2013 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Clinicare Corporation, Prairie Du Chien, WI 2006-2012 Consulting Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

University of Wisconsin, Fond du Lac, WI winter 2005 Adjunct Professor, Course Taught: Abnormal Psychology

Marian College, Fond du Lac, WI, Adjunct Professor, Taught: Positive Psychology an undergraduate course developed by this MD

Fond du Lac County Board of Supervisors, Fond du Lac, WI 2005-2006 District Supervisor,(elected position)

St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, WI 2003-2006 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

University of Chicago, Biological Sciences Division, Chicago, IL January 2002 Adjunct Professor,

Courses Taught:  On Becoming a Doctor, an undergraduate course developed by this MD Reproductive Psychiatry and Women’s Mental Health, for medical students and developed by this MD, Positive Psychology, for medical students, developed by this MD, Child Development for medical students, Psychopharmacology Refresher, for medical students

Rivendell Psychiatric Hospital, St. John, MI 1995-1997 Discharge Assistant

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine,  East Lansing, MI 1994-1997 Physiology and Biochemistry Teaching Assistant

Michigan State University – Department of Medicine, East Lansing, MI 1993-1994 Research Assistant – To Houria Hassouna in the development of INR standards, Fibrin Glue Project

 

Michigan State University Department of Pharmacology, East Lansing, MI 1993-1994

Research Assistant – Establishment of In Situ Hybridization techniques in pharmacology laboratory

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Distinguished Fellow, 2010-present
    • Assembly of Regional Organizations, Wisconsin Council Delegate 2005-present
    • Founder and Co-Chair, Complementary and Integrative Medicine Component 2010-present (Hiatus 2011)
    • Chair, Member Credentialing Committee–now subcommittee 2010-2012
    • Electronic Health Record Task Force–appointed position 2010-present
    • Rights and Legal Matters Component 2007-2011
    • TV and Media Component 2006-2010
    • Rural Psychiatry Component 2010
    • Telepsychiatry Component 2009-2010
    • AACAP News, Editor, Opinions 2006-2007
    • Assembly Nominating Committee 2008
    • Assembly Representative to Council 2012-October, 2014
    • Health Information and Technology Task Force (now subcommittee) 2010-present
    • Healthcare Access and Economics Committee 2013-present
    • CPT Coding subcommittee 2013-present

 

  • Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
    • President 2011 to 2014
    • Assembly Delegate 2005 to present
    • Legislation and Advocacy Committee 2006 to present
  • Academy of Eating Disorders
  • American Medical Association
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA)
    • Life Member
    • Certification November 2012
  • Illinois Post Partum Depression Alliance
  • International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals
    • “Star” Legislative Coordinator for Wisconsin
  • National Eating Disorders Association
  • National Association for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • “Star” Legislative Coordinator for Wisconsin
  • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH Intl.)
    • Life Member
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • State Wisconsin Task force On Pharmacologic Prescribing to Children

 

 

Academic Involvements

Residency

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Curriculum Committee
  • Baylor College of Medicine Undergraduate Education Committee
  • Baylor College of Medicine Problem-Based Learning, Instructor
  • Baylor College of Medicine Human Sexuality for Medical Students, Instructor
  • Child Trauma Academy, Speaker’s Bureau
  • Daniel X Freedman Congressional Fellowship, Nominee
  • Forensic Psychiatry Journal Club, Member
  • Green Journal Club Co-Coordinator
  • Houston Psychiatric Society, Subcommittee on Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Henry P. and M. Page Durkee Laughlin Foundation, 2001 John R. Laughlin Fellow
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Neuro-oncology speaker’s Bureau
  • National Association for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology (NASPOG)
  • Psychiatry Residents Outreach to the Public Sector, coordinator of the program, Building Bridges: Improving Relationships and Communication Between Clergy and Psychiatrists
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Texas Society for Psychiatric Physicians

 

Medical School

  • American Medical Students’ Association
  • Students Teaching AIDS to Students
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Clinical Medicine in the Community, Teaching Assistant
  • Council of Medical Students, Secretary
  • Dean’s Student Advisory Council
  • Friendship Clinic. Healthcare for the Indigent
  • Incoming Student Orientation Coordinator
  • MSU CHM Committee to Address Issues of Diversity, Facilitator
  • MSU CHM Scientific Review Journal Club
  • Twenty Eighth Annual Penner Coagulation Conference Coordinator

 

Undergraduate

  • Ann Arbor Intercooperative Council, Recycling Director
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate
  • Huron Valley AIDS Resource Center
  • Rouge River Rescue Program Instructor
  • U of Michigan Biological Society
  • U of Michigan Residence Halls Advisor
  • U of Michigan Soccer Team, Goalie

 

Research and Publications

  • Simkin,D, Saul, J, and Puentz,J. Integrative medicine  in Children and Adolescents, Gerbagr, P. Integrative Medicine in Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Press. (In Press)

 

  • Saul,J Rodgers,R. Wellness, Not Weight: Changing the Focus in Children and Adolescents, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 55(1):7-9.e1 · January 2016

 

  • Saul, J. Rethinking the “Complex Problem of Obesity” ,Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 53(10):1133-4 · September 2014Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Trials Network, (CAPTN), Site for SSRI research

 

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2000-2001, 07/99-12/00 Resident Researcher Principal Investigator, Estella Beale, MD

Cancer and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder In Adolescents and Young Adults, Their Parents, and Spouses

 

CIVITAS Child Trauma Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX, 1999-2000 Resident Research Assistant Principal Investigator, Bruce D Perry,

  • MDPerry BD, Saul J, Early Childhood Trauma and Behavior: A Neurodevelopmental Perspective (submitted to Contemporary Pediatrics)
  • MDPerry BD, Saul J, Neurodevelopmental Considerations in Neonatal Intensive CareLooking Back: revisiting the experience of a forensic interview with the perspective of clinical training

Department of Emergency Medicine, Ingham Medical Center, Lansing, MI, 5/94-6/97 Student research assistant

  • Reisdorff E, MD, FACEP, Howell K, MD, Saul J MD Pediatric Pre-hospital Intervention: Inventory of Applied Skills 
  • Reisdorff E, MD, FACEP, Howell K, MD, Saul J MD  Prehospital interventions in children. Prehospital Emergency Care 2(3):180-3 · December 1997

 

 

  • Editorial Assistant for: Williamson B, Schwartz DT, Reisdorff E, EmergencyRadiology: A Comprehensive Study Guide.

 

Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 1993-1995 Student research assistant, Principal Investigators, Houria Hassouna MD and James Penner, MD

 

  • Organize and assist with the the Penner Blood Coagulation conference

Assist with research related the development of Fibrin Glue

 

Mental Health Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 7/91-6/93 Work Study Research Assistant

 

Principal Investigator, James Meador-Woodruff MD

  • Neuroanatomical Distribution of Dopamine Receptor mRNAs.
  • Neuroanatomical Distribution of Dynorphin Receptors mTNAs in rat brain tissue.
  • Immunolabeling for the co-localization of Dopamine Neurotransmitter and mRNA in rat brain tissue.
  • Subsequent Publications from MHRI research include:
  • Meador-Woodruff JG, MD, Mansour A, Saul J, Watson, SJ:Neuroanatomical Distribution of Dopamine Receptor Messenger RNSs in Dopamine Receptors and Transporters: Pharmacology, Structure, and Function ed. Niznik HB, Marcel Dekker, Inc, pp 401-415.
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Little KY, Saul J, Watson SJ Distribution of Dopamine Receptor Messenger RNA in Human Hippocampus.Presented at the 4th Annual Albert J Silverman Research Conference, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI June 1993
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Mansour A, Damask S, Saul J, Watson SJ:Neuroanatomical Distribution of Dopamine Receptor mRNAs. Presented at the 4th Annual Albert J Silverman Research Conference, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI June 1993
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Mansour A, Damask S, Saul J, Watson SJ:Neuroanatomical Distribution of Dopamine Receptor Messenger RNAs. Biological Psychiatry 33:138A-139A
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Saul J, Watson SJ: Dopamine Receptor Messenger RNA: Localization In the Human Hippocampus. Schizophrenia Research. 9:224 1993
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Little KY, Saul J, Watson SJ: Distribution of Dopamine Receptor mRNA in the Human Hippocampus. Presented at the 3rd Annual Albert J Silverman Research Conference, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 1992
  • Meador-Woodruff JH, Little KY, Saul J, Watson SJ: Distribution of Dopamine Receptor Messenger RNA in the Human Hippocampus. Biological Psychiatry. 31:227A, 1992

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 8/90-5/91 Volunteer Research Assistant

Principal Investigator Norm Alessi, MD.

Chart Review to identify children at risk for pre-adolescent Panic Disorder

Completion of K-SADS interviews for Anxiety Disorders Research

Presentations/Interviews:

  • Weight Stigma and Weight Bias and its role in Eating Disorders, November 2016, Wisconsin Children Come First Conference
  • CPT 101: An Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement AACAP 62nd Annual Meeting, October 2015 San Antonio, TX
  • Childhood Obesity As a Risk Factor for Eating Disorders in Adolescence Wednesday, AACAP 62nd Annual Meeting, October 2015 San Antonio, TX
  • The Use of Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy in Children and Adolescents: An Experiential Introduction for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, AACAP 62nd Annual Meeting, October 2015 San Antonio, TX
  • Obesity: Challenging the Assumptions of Weight-Focused Approaches to Health in Children and Teens, AACAP 62nd Annual Meeting, October 2015 San Antonio, TX
  • Eating Disorders, 101  Wisconsin Association of School Nurses, Madison, WI April, 2014
  • The Power of the Herd, Use of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for Self-Harming Youth and Treatment Resistant Adolescents AACAP Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL October 2013
  • Horse Boy: Considerations in Holistic Medicine and the Reductionist Allopathic Model. AACAP Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA October 2012
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Diagnostic Challenges, Wood County Conference on Mental Health,  October 2012
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Practice Parameters for Psychopharmacologic Prescribing, State Wisconsin Task force On Pharmacologic Prescribing to Children
  • “Attachment Parenting”: Dr. Jenna on Wake Up Call With Felipe Luciano, WBAI Radio, June 22, 2012
  • Bullying Considered: Long and Short Term Outcomes for Victims, Perpetrators, and Bystanders. Interview for the University of Pennsylvania Paper.
  • Moms Debate ‘Zero Tolerance’ Rules in High Schools, Tell Me More Radio show, with Michelle Martin, National Public Radio, March 1, 2011 Moms Debate ‘Zero Tolerance’ Rules In High Schools
  • Student Health Clinics and Community Mental Health Clinics, What are the differences? University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point Wisconsin, Search Committe on Medical Director for Student Health Services,  November 2011
  • Current Pharmacotherapy  in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Wood County Conference on Mental Health,  October 2010
  • The Ideal Electronic Health Record for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists AACAP Annual Meeting October 2010
  • Telepsychiatry 101, Incorporating telemedicine into a private, solo practice AACAP Annual Meeting, October 2010
  • Starting a private practice AACAP Annual Meeting, October 2010
  • How to Talk to Your Children About Sex, on Buffalo, WECK, Radio 1230, Parent Talk with Linda O’Connor, July 2010
  • John and Kate Plus 8 Interview regarding the impact on children of growing up on reality television, David Zurawik,Baltimore Sun, June 2010
  • Juvenile Waiver: the role of the psychiatrist in guiding judicial decision-making AACAP Annual Meeting, October 2009
  • Telepsychiatry in Private Practice, presented at AACAP annual Meeting, October 2008
  • Technology from Toddler to Teen, Chair,  presented “Smart Toys, Smart Kids? AACAP Annual Meeting, October 2009
  • Media and Technology in Adolescence, Discussant AACAP Annual Meeting October 2008
  • My child Does NOT have ADHD… or does she? Bridgepoint Health Community Outreach Spring 2007
  • Understanding the Autism Spectrum Disorders and potential psychopharmacological interventions presentation to the New Autism Network Spring 2006
  • Domestic violence and children: Facts for our Community, how to understand it, and what to do about it. K107 radio interview October 2005
  • Postpartum Depression and Baby Blues, Myths and realities, K107 radio interview, October 2005
  • The impact of domestic violence on Children: Understanding your child, Understanding your child Self, St. Agnes Hospital Domestic Violence Services, Men’s Group May 2005
  • Taming the Tantrums—Understanding your toddlers and teens St. Agnes Hospital Community Education Series, May 2005
  • Introducing the Lets Just Play model for children’s health, Recreational Sports Conference, April 2005
  • Suicide and College Campuses, A model for identifying and minimizing risks, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac, Free Time Education Series, March 2005
  • Helping your child sleep St. Agnes Hospital Community Education February 2005
  • Why should we consider mental health issues as mitigating factors when juveniles are charged with a crime? Fond du Lac area Social Workers November 2004
  • Competitive athletics and Children, Recommendations from a developmental perspective Fond du Lac Reporter Interview October 2004
  • Autism and PDD, understanding it from a teachers’ perspective North Fond du Lac School District June 2004
  • Magic Trees of the Mind—or—All nurture is nature, an integrated understanding of brain development and psychosocial factors, Presented to home healthcare neonatal nurses—online presentation. Spring 2004
  • Understanding Pervasive Developmental Disorders from the Child’s perspective Fond du Lac School district counselors and early childhood educators May 2004
  • Mindblindness with hope; novel approaches to optimize function for children with Asperger’s Disorder Wisconsin chapter of the National Autism Society April 24 2004
  • Psychopharmacologic treatment of Pervasive Developmental Disorders presented to teachers, parents and therapists in the North Fond du lac School District April 6, 2004
  • Learning Disabilities: Getting your child the help they need from preschool through college, Fond du Lac Community presentation April 2004
  • ADHD in children of all ages St. Agnes Hospital Parent Education program April 2004
  • Getting your child to sleep—St. Agnes Hospital Parent Education program February 2004
  • Preparing your child for school—St. Agnes Hospital Health Promotions Office, Fond du Lac Reporter, September 2003
  • Questions and answers about childhood sexual abuse St Agnes hospital special community series, with William Friedrich, of Mayo August 2003
  • Reproductive Psychiatry: Mood and Anxiety, and Thought Disorders in Women During Menstruation, Pregnancy, and Lactation. University of Chicago College of Medicine. Given to the Medical Students During their Psychiatry Clerkship every six weeks from 07/24/02-06/30/03.
  • Post Partum Blues, Post Partum Depression, and Post Partum Psychosis. University of Chicago Hospital Continuing Education Conference for Obstetrics and Gynecology. 02/02
  • Bullying: long term outcomes of its victims and perpetrators. Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Houston, TX 04/01
  • Understanding and Managing your toddler’s tantrums. Covenent House Life Skills Training Group Houston, TX 03/01
  • Trauma history and anxiety states: how to provide support and limits for troubled youth.Covenant House Treatment Team Continuing Education Houston, TX 11/00
  • Suicide Awareness:how to recognize kids at risk and what to do about it. Houston Intermediate School District Sharpstown Middle School Houston, TX 10/99
  • Children of War: a critical look at orphans’ Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Houston, TX 12/99
  • Suicide Awareness:how to help when it’s someone you know. Houston Intermediate School District 10/98
  • Munchausen’s Syndrome By Proxy-an unusual presentation. Riley Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Noon Conference Indianapolis, IN 8/98
  • Psychosocial issues leading to hospital admissions in pre-adolescents with chronic disease.Riley Children’s Hospital Pediatrics Noon Conference Indianapolis, IN 10/98
  • An inpatient behavioral intervention program to minimize somatic complaints and hospital stay in pre-adolescents with chronic disease. Riley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Morning Conference Indianapolis, IN 11/98
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: etiology, diagnosis and management.  Lawrence Hospital Family Practice Noon Conference Lansing, MI 10/95
  • A protocol to screen for domestic violence. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Family Practice Screening and Prevention Conference, East Lansing, MI 09/95
  • Therapeutic efficacy of Dimethylsulfone in the management vulver vestibulitis: A proposal for a pilot study. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research Conference East Lansing, MI 02/95
  • Reproductive Health: rights and responsibilities in the workplace. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Social Contexts of Clinical Disease Course East Lansing, MI 01/95
  • In Situ Hybridization as a tool for gene mapping. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Research Journal Club East Lansing, MI 10/94
  • Adjusting to Medical School. Michigan State University College of Human Medicine New Students’ Orientation East Lansing, MI 09/94
  • Development of peer education programs for health promotion on college campuses. American College Health Association Conference for HIV and AIDS prevention. Detroit, MI 03/93

 

 

Community Involvements

  • Feingold Steering Committee, March 2008-present)
  • Fond du Lac County Board of Supervisors, District 32 Supervisor 2006-2007
  • Team Medical, Road America, Elkart Lake, WI
  • Rally Medical Rescue throughout the Midwest for Sports Car Club of America, Rally America
  • Fond du Lac County Family Resource Center, Board Member (2003-2005)
  • Fond du Lac County Teen Screen, Board Member (2004-2006)
  • Free Debra Ginsdorf.org (2001-present)—I attended the Governor of Illinois’ pardoning Board
  • Community Forum on Youth Sex Offenders, Facilitator (1997-1998, Indianapolis)
  • Midwest Cocker Spaniel Rescue, volunteer (1995-1998)
  • Committee to establish daycare in the Texas Medical Center, founder and member (2000)
  • Committee to save the Hermann Hospital Daycare, co-founder (1999)
  • Houston Arts League, member (1998-2001)
  • Houston Poetry Fest 2000, participant
  • Humane Ranch– farm animal rescue, volunteer (1998-2001)
  • South Main Baptist After School Program for At-Risk Youth, Youth Mentor, Houston, TX (1999-2001)