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Edwin Williamson

Faculty Head

Hank Ingram House

Faculty head of house Dr. Edwin Williamson is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences who specializes in child and family psychiatry. He has a particular interest in helping children and young adults navigate transitions. Dr. Williamson has trained and practiced at Columbia, Duke, UCSF, Yale and has worked for concentrated periods in China and in Sub-Saharan Africa. His passions, which he looks forward to sharing with his fellow Hank residents, include biking around Nashville, film, and music. Dr. Williamson is married to native Nashvillian the Rev. Lissa Smith, and they have three boys who join him in making Hank a wonderful place to start your adventure at Vanderbilt.