Stephanie C. Eken, MD, FAAP, is the medical director of the Child Center. She is a full-time, board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, adult psychiatrist and pediatrician. Prior to joining Rogers, Dr. Eken worked in multidisciplinary outpatient practice focused on child development and mental health. Her clinical interests include anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and emotional problems in chronically medically ill children.
Dr. Eken received the “Catcher in the Rye Award for Advocacy” from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 2008 as a leading member of the Kentucky Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, which was recognized for its advocacy efforts in the passage of anti-bullying legislation. She has received numerous other honors and fellowships. Dr. Eken has delivered presentations to a variety of audiences on mental health disorders in children and advocacy for children’s mental health needs.
Dr. Eken earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in 2002 and her bachelor's degree from the University of Richmond. She served as chief resident during her triple-board residency training in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Eken is a fellow for the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (IOCDF). She is a trainer for the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute sponsored by IOCDF.