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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine


Photo of Kaye L. McGinty, M.D.Kaye L. McGinty, M.D.

Department of Psychiatric Medicine
4E-59B Brody Building
Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Greenville, NC  27834

Phone: 252-744-3771
Fax: 252-744-3815

Faculty Rank : Professor

Duties:  Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Consultant to Pitt County Mental Health Center and Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf.  Contributing Member of the Social Services Training Consortium


1978 B.S. - Biological Sciences, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN
1980 M.S. - Zoology Auburn University, Auburn, AL
1989 M.D. - Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR
1990-1993 Resident in General Psychiatry: Department of Psychiatry, Univ. of KY, Lexington, KY.
1993-1995 Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

Research Interests:
My research interests include the incidence and influence of communication disorders on the functioning and treatment of children with chronic mental illnesses, the development of interdisciplinary training models, systems of care and quality improvement in child/adolescent mental health systems.

Recent Publications:
McGinty, K., Larson, J., Hodas, G., Musick, D., Metz, P.:  Teaching Patient-Centered Care and Systems-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  Academic  Psychiatry. In press.

McGinty, K., Worthington, R., Dennison, W.:  Patient and family advocacy: Working with individuals with comorbid mental illness and developmental disabilities and their families.  Psychiatric Quarterly, 79(3): 193-203, 2008.

Pierpont, J.H., McGinty, K.  Suicide, in Handbook of Preventive Interventions for Adults. Edited by Dulmus, C., and Rapp-Paglicci, L. (pp. 56-75).  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley &  Sons, Inc.  2005.

Keelean, D., Pierpont, J., Wiley, J., McGinty, K.  Preventing birth defects, in Handbook of Prevention Interventions for Children and Adolescents.  Edited by Rapp-Paglicci, L.,  Dulmus, C., and Wodorski, J. (pp. 133-148).  Hoboken, NJ:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc.  2004.