Cheryl Tierney, MD


Cheryl Tierney is a board-certified developmental pediatrician with expertise in dealing with developmental and behavioral problems of children and teens. Dr. Tierney is the Medical Director of Meliora Health, a leading virtual mental health
company offering assessment and intervention for children and young adults with autism, ADHD and mental health conditions. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of developmental medicine and is an active advocate for children with special healthcare needs and autism spectrum disorder.
Dr. Tierney is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and received her MPH in Child and Maternal Health and Advocacy at Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her Fellowship in Behavior and Developmental Pediatrics and General Academic Pediatrics Combined Fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston. Other clinical areas of expertise include sleep disorders and Dr. Tierney is an Advisory Board Member and regular contributor for the American Sleep
Association. Despite her strong leadership, public speaking, research, program development, and healthcare management skills, Cheryl has a lifelong commitment to advocacy for the underserved, minority populations and children with disabilities. This has led to legislative advocacy where Dr. Tierney has a bill
that is currently in the Pennsylvania Senate to help license behavior analysts to improve the quality of and access to ABA services in the Commonwealth. As the immediate past president of ABA in PA Initiative, for which she served for 11
years, Dr. Tierney has enjoyed her time leading in the non- profit space, collaborating with other large nonprofit and advocacy organizations in Pennsylvania to improve the lives of those with disabilities.

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