Jennifer McLaren

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Chief Medical Advisor

Professional Experience

Jennifer McLaren, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed a residency in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. McLaren’s clinical practice focuses on caring for children, adolescents and adults with autism and neurodevelopmental disabilities. She serves as the director of the Autism Program and the director of the Developmental Disabilities Clinics at Dartmouth and provides educational opportunities for medical students, residents, and continuing medical education focused on caring for people with developmental disabilities.


  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Child Psychiatry Fellowship, 2010
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center: Adult Psychiatry Residency, 2008
  • MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2005
  • BA, University of Notre Dame, 2001