Helen Link Egger

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education & Training

  • M.D., Yale University 1991

  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Zucker, N, Mauro, C, Craske, M, Wagner, HR, Datta, N, Hopkins, H, Caldwell, K, Kiridly, A, Marsan, S, Maslow, G, Mayer, E, and Egger, H. "Acceptance-based interoceptive exposure for young children with functional abdominal pain." Behaviour research and therapy 97 (October 2017): 200-212. Full Text

Campbell, K, Carpenter, KLH, Espinosa, S, Hashemi, J, Qiu, Q, Tepper, M, Calderbank, R, Sapiro, G, Egger, HL, Baker, JP, and Dawson, G. "Use of a Digital Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers - Revised with Follow-up to Improve Quality of Screening for Autism." The Journal of pediatrics 183 (April 2017): 133-139.e1. Full Text

Zeanah, CH, Carter, AS, Cohen, J, Egger, H, Gleason, MM, Keren, M, Lieberman, A, Mulrooney, K, and Oser, C. "DIAGNOSTIC CLASSIFICATION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS OF INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD DC:0-5: SELECTIVE REVIEWS FROM A NEW NOSOLOGY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD PSYCHOPATHOLOGY." Infant mental health journal 37.5 (September 2016): 471-475. Full Text

Carpenter, KLH, Li, W, Wei, H, Wu, B, Xiao, X, Liu, C, Worley, G, and Egger, HL. "Magnetic susceptibility of brain iron is associated with childhood spatial IQ." NeuroImage 132 (May 2016): 167-174. Full Text

Zucker, NL, Copeland, W, and Egger, H. "Authors' Response." Pediatrics 137.1 (January 2016). (Letter) Full Text

Carpenter, KLH, Sprechmann, P, Calderbank, R, Sapiro, G, and Egger, HL. "Quantifying Risk for Anxiety Disorders in Preschool Children: A Machine Learning Approach." PloS one 11.11 (January 2016): e0165524-. Full Text

Hashemi, J, Campbell, K, Carpenter, KLH, Harris, A, Qiu, Q, Tepper, M, Espinosa, S, Borg, JS, Marsan, S, Calderbank, R, Baker, JP, Egger, HL, Dawson, G, and Sapiro, G. "A scalable app for measuring autism risk behaviors in young children: A technical validity and feasibility study." MOBIHEALTH 2015 - 5th EAI International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare - Transforming Healthcare through Innovations in Mobile and Wireless Technologies (December 22, 2015). Full Text

Zucker, N, Copeland, W, Franz, L, Carpenter, K, Keeling, L, Angold, A, and Egger, H. "Psychological and Psychosocial Impairment in Preschoolers With Selective Eating." Pediatrics 136.3 (September 2015): e582-e590. Full Text

Maselko, J, Sikander, S, Bhalotra, S, Bangash, O, Ganga, N, Mukherjee, S, Egger, H, Franz, L, Bibi, A, Liaqat, R, Kanwal, M, Abbasi, T, Noor, M, Ameen, N, and Rahman, A. "Effect of an early perinatal depression intervention on long-term child development outcomes: follow-up of the Thinking Healthy Programme randomised controlled trial." The lancet. Psychiatry 2.7 (July 2015): 609-617. Full Text

Shanahan, L, Zucker, N, Copeland, WE, Bondy, CL, Egger, HL, and Costello, EJ. "Childhood somatic complaints predict generalized anxiety and depressive disorders during young adulthood in a community sample." Psychological medicine 45.8 (June 2015): 1721-1730. Full Text


Costello, EJ, Egger, HL, Copeland, W, Erkanli, A, and Angold, A. "The developmental epidemiology of anxiety disorders: Phenomenology, prevalence, and comorbidity." Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Second edition. January 1, 2011. 56-75. Full Text

Burns, BJ, Compton, SN, Egger, HL, Fanner, EMZ, and Robertson, EB. "An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions." Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. January 1, 2009. Full Text

Selected Grants

The Role of Sensory Over-Responsivity in the Development of Anxiety in Children With and Without Autism awarded by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (Mentor). 2016 to 2018

Precursors to the development of anxiety disorders in young children with autism spectrum disorder awarded by Department of Defense (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Educational Program Agreement on Use of the eMeasures System awarded by Hanshin University (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

MRI: Development of an Instrument that Monitors Behaviors with OCD and Schizophrenia awarded by University of Minnesota (Co-Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2016

Network Plasticity in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury awarded by Child Neurology Foundation (Mentor). 2013 to 2014

A developmental model of gene-environment interplay in SUDs awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2007 to 2014

Longitudinal Functional Imaging of Early Childhood Anxiety Disorders awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2008 to 2013

Sex, stress, emotional disorders: uniting preclinical and epidemiologic research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Consultant). 2008 to 2012

Preschool Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2012