Meet The Speakers:
Early Childhood education 2020
september 3, 2020 @ 6:00Pm EST
Meghan Walls, PsyD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Division of Behavioral Health at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children and holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She provides integrated primary care services at Nemours’ Jessup Street clinic, where they are piloting Zero to Three’s HealthySteps program as the first site in Delaware. Dr. Walls completed her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at LaSalle University, residency at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and fellowship at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children. She currently serves as the Advocacy Lead in the division, as well as the Lead for the Media committee, writing blogs, appearing on local morning shows, and writing articles for the popular media. In 2019, she was selected for the Nemours Physician Excellence in Community Service Award as well as the award for 2019 NAMI Delaware Healthcare Professional of the Year.
She is the State Advocacy Chair for the Executive Committee of the Delaware Psychological Association and Co-Chairs the Data and Policy Committee for the Lt. Governor’s Behavioral Health Consortium. She is involved in a number of other mental health efforts in the state including serving on the ACCEL grants (Accelerated Clinical and Translational Research) Community Advisory Committee, and the Take Care Delaware steering committee. Dr. Walls also holds an appointment to the Board of Directors of the Society of Pediatric Psychology.
Dr. Walls serves on the Red Clay School District Parent Advisory Committee and is a fellow in the Leadership Delaware Class of 2020. She lives in Hockessin, DE with her husband and two daughters.