Our Team

Home to Wayne State University Department of Pediatrics faculty physicians. Wayne Pediatrics is a comprehensive pediatric practice of experienced medical experts dedicated solely to the health and wellbeing of newborns, children, and adolescents.

Jameel M. Smith, PhD



Dr. Smith is lead pediatric psychologist for Wayne Pediatrics and is part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to children and adolescents. Her work supports children and adolescents exhibiting anxiety, depression, enduring mental illness, neurological disorders, attention deficits and learning disabilities. She also supports those who may be adjusting to physical illness or dealing with personal or family relationship concerns. Family consultations are also available. Conducting psychological assessment, school consultations including IEP/504 Plan, and providing behavior planning support and cognitive behavioral therapy are among her specialties.

Dr. Smith is a native Detroiter who is dedicated to serving children and families throughout Metropolitan Detroit.

Credentials and Education

Dr. Smith received her doctorate degree in psychology from Michigan State University. She holds two Master of Arts degrees including one in school psychology from Michigan State University in East Lansing and the other in clinical psychology from Houston Baptist University in Houston, TX. She received her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.