Dr. Haniya Raza is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist serving as medical officer in the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service in the Office of the Clinical Director in the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Raza serves as Associate Director of the Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service in the Hatfield Clinical Research Center. Dr. Raza previously was the Medical Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Health System from 2010 to 2018 and focused her clinical work on treatment of comorbid psychiatric disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities and complex medical conditions. She was also involved in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.
Dr. Raza completed three years of general psychiatry residency training at Georgetown University. She subsequently did her 4th year of psychiatry residency, focusing on consultation-liaison psychiatry, in the OCD at NIMH. She subsequently completed her consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship training at Georgetown and NIMH. Dr. Raza did a second fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Children’s National Medical Center. She is board certified in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.
Dr. Raza’s research interests are in topics related to psychiatric disorders presenting in children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and complex medical illness. She is the recipient of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Doctor Award in 2016 and 2017, as well as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows Distinguished Teacher Award in 2015. Dr. Raza is on the executive council of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Society of Greater Washington, serving as Secretary since 2016.