Terry Stancin, PhD, ABPP

Chief of Psychology, Vice-Chair for Research, Psychiatry, and Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology, The MetroHealth System

Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, & Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Terry Stancin is Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.  She serves as the Chief of Psychology, the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, and the Vice-Chair for Research in Psychiatry at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a board-certified Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychologist and a Fellow of APA Division 54, (Society of Pediatric Psychology, SPP).


Dr. Stancin’s commitment to pediatric mental health issues in primary care began in 1986 as a preceptor for pediatric residents during their continuity clinics, and she has advocated for pediatric and behavioral health training ever since.  Today, the MetroHealth Program for Pediatric Integrated Primary Care serves as a model for behavioral health service delivery and workforce development. Furthermore, Dr. Stancin and her psychology team launched numerous programs serving vulnerable youth in Cleveland including one of the first multidisciplinary clinics serving transgender youth in this country, an integrated clinic for children in foster care, a school health clinic, and a team-based center for youth with autism spectrum and developmental disorders.


Among her awards, Dr. Stancin is most pleased to have received the 2018 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award from the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, the 2019 Joseph D. Matarazzo Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in Academic Health Centers by the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC), the Lee Salk Distinguished Service Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the Public Sector Psychologist of the Year Award by the Ohio Psychological Association, and the inaugural Faculty Mentor of the Year for Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.


Dr. Stancin has been recognized as a leader in national pediatric and psychology organizations, and served as President of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in 2014-15.  She currently serves on the Board of the Society of Pediatric Psychology and on the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association.  Dr. Stancin has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 24 book chapters, and is a frequent invited speaker about pediatric integrated primary care.