Dr. Ruth Waldbaum is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric Residency at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital and became an Attending Physician in Pediatric Endocrinology at North Shore University Hospital. After many years in Pediatrics, Dr. Waldbaum pursued a passion for Psychiatry. She completed an Adult Psychiatric Residency and Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at North Shore University Hospital. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Waldbaum is Past-President of the Greater Long Island Psychiatric Association and head of it’s Task Force for Gun Safety. Dr. Waldbaum is the co-founder of a not-for-profit organization, Doctors4GunSafety. She is acting President of Doctors4GunSafety and remains a private practitioner in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry