Cheryl D. Tierney, M.D.
Penn State Hershey Pediatric Genetics
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: (800) 243-1455 / (717) 531-8414 Fax: (717) 531-0276
Pediatric Rehabilitation & Development
Patient Services Provided
Developmental Evaluations - Autism, ADHD, Speech & Language Disorders Pediatric Sleep Disorders
Cheryl Tierney, MD, MPH is a Board-Certified behavior and developmental pediatrician who has been in practice since 2002. She is a native of Brooklyn, New York and completed medical school at Tufts University in Boston. Her pediatric residency was at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. She completed Fellowships in Health Services Research, where she received her MPH at Harvard School of Public Health as well as Behavior and Developmental Pediatrics in 2002. She is an active member of The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) as well as the Academic Pediatric Association (APA). She enjoys participating in outdoor activities with her family.
Fellowship, Pediatrics, Developmental and Behavioral, Boston Childrens Hospital (Massachusetts) (2002) Residency, Pediatrics, Carolinas Medical Center (North Carolina) (1999) Internship, Pediatrics, Carolinas Medical Center (North Carolina) (1997) M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine (Massachusetts) (1996)
Current Research Project:
The Checklist for Autism Spectrum Disorder's (CASD) Ability to Differentiate Autism from Apraxia Using the Proposed New DSM-V Criteria
Childhood Apraxia of Speech
Tierney CD, Kurtz M, Souders H
Clear as mud: another look at autism, childhood apraxia of speech and auditory processing
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2012 Jun;24(3):394-9. Tierney CD, Gupta VB, Angel AP, Augustyn M.
Teasing out specific language impairment from an autism spectrum disorder
J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012 Apr;33(3):272-4. Tierney CD
Media Role in Violence
2010 Tierney CD, et al
Practice Management Issues
Chapter in: Manual for Continuity Clinic Program Directors ( Academic Pediatric Association) - 2nd Edition (in review) Brown P, Tierney C
Munchausen syndrome by proxy
Pediatr Rev. 2009 Oct;30(10):414-5; discussion 415. Show all publications »