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Cheryl Tierney, MD , MPH

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.

Cheryl Tierney Sleep
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Section Chief, Developmental Pediatrics, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital



Pediatric Sleep Disorders

Developmental Evaluations - Autism, ADHD, Speech & Language Disorders


Childhood apraxia of speech


Research Interests:

  • Autism
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Pediatric Behavior Sleep Disorder
Philips Better Sleep Program


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