Nicholas D Young, PhD

Children’s Wisconsin since 2017
  • Pediatric Clinic Psychologist, Children's Wisconsin
  • Associate Professor, The Medical College of Wisconsin

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Dr. Young’s research and applied interests center on integrated behavioral health consultation and treatment refinement, judgment/data-based decision making, and behavioral economics. He currently provides clinical services within Pediatric Orthopaedics and Primary Care Sports Medicine.

Dr. Young completed undergraduate training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduate training at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He completed internship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Munroe-Meyer Institute, and postdoctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Colorado Pediatric Mental Health Institute.

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Behavior Problems
  • Developmental delays
  • Psychological Complications of Chronic Illness
  • Behavioral health consultation
  • Integrated Primary Care
  • Sports Medicine
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Education and Awards


  • 2015, Children's Hospital Colorado,
  • 2011, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, MA
  • 2014, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, PhD

Research and publications