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Paul B. Yellin


Director, The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education

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Dr. Paul Yellin is the founding director of The Yellin Center for Mind, Brain, and Education in New York City, established in 2007. For the previous five years he served as National Director of the Student Success Program at the All Kinds of Minds Institute where he worked closely with colleagues to bring a multi-disciplinary model of learning assessments, personalized learning plans, and ongoing care to over 4,000 students at clinical centers in New York and North Carolina. Dr. Yellin and his team are affiliated with the Department of Pediatrics at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

Dr. Yellin has been an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine since 1991. Prior to his tenure at All Kinds of Minds, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, and Director of Neonatology at NYU Downtown Hospital. He has also served as Director of Neonatal Clinical Services at NYU Medical Center, where he was named Faculty Teacher of the Year.

He has served in local and national leadership positions in the American Academy of Pediatrics, including President of the New York City Chapter as well as on the National Nominating Committee and the Committee on State Government Affairs.

Dr. Yellin graduated from Princeton University in 1975. He received his medical degree at the NYU School of Medicine and completed a pediatric residency at NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. He completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Babies Hospital of Columbia University School of Medicine and is board certified in both pediatrics and neonatal- perinatal medicine. He joined the CAST board in 2009. He also serves on the board of directors of the New York Institute for Special Education and The Churchill School and Center.