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Department of Psychiatry

  • Sheldon Benjamin

    Sheldon Benjamin, MD

    Academic Role: Chair and Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Clinical Neuropsychiatry and neuropsychiatry training. 

     

  • Ursula Dräger

    Ursula Dräger, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Retinoic acid signaling in brain.

  • William V. Dube

    William V. Dube, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Behavioral research related to learning, attending, and motivation in individuals with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

  • Xiaoduo Fan

    Xiaoduo Fan, MD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Schizophrenia

  • Jean A. Frazier

    Jean A. Frazier, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center

    Robert M. and Shirley S. Siff Chair in Autism

    Focus: Autism, early onset schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, neuroimaging, psychopharmacology.

    The Child and Adolescent NeuroDevelopment Initiative (CANDI)

     

  • Carl E. Fulwiler

    Carl E. Fulwiler, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Impact of mindfulness training on health outcomes; neural mechanisms of mindfulness.

    Selected Publications

  • Kensuke Futai

    Kensuke Futai, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: The roles of Inhibitory neurons in neuropsychiatric diseases.

     

  • Paul D. Gardner

    Paul D. Gardner, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Regulation of nicotinic receptor gene expression in addiction and lung cancer.

  • Edward Ginns

    Edward Ginns, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Pathology, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Neurogenetics; lysosomal storage disorders.

  • Nils Henninger

    Nils Henninger, MD, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Neurology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus:Stroke and brain injury.

     

  • David N. Kennedy

    David N. Kennedy, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Neuro-imaging and Neuroinformatics; functional MRI, morphometric analysis.

  • Jean King

    Jean King, PhD

    Academic Role: Adjunct Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Dean, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    Focus: Post-traumatic stress disorder.

     

  • Wendy K. Marsh

    Wendy K. Marsh, MD, MS

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Bipolar and mood disorders, reproductive phases in women.

  • Gilles Martin

    Gilles Martin, PhD

    Academic Role: Assistant Professor

    Programs: Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Drugs of abuse and memory; electrophysiology.

     

  • William McIlvane

    William McIlvane, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor Emeritus

    Programs: Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Understanding and perhaps correcting behavior deficits of persons with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

  • Haley E. Melikian

    Haley E. Melikian, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Cocaine and antidepressant-sensitive monoamine transporters.

  • Teresa V. Mitchell

    Teresa V. Mitchell, PhD

    Academic Role: Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Programs: Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Cross-Modal Development and Plasticity.

  • Constance M. Moore

    Constance M. Moore, PhD

    Academic Role: Associate Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry, Department of Radiology

    Focus: Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in neuropsychiatric diseases and animal models.

     

  • Evgeny I. Rogaev

    Evgeny I. Rogaev, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Molecular genetic mechanisms of neuropsychiatric diseases and dementia.

  • Mai-Lan A. Rogoff

    Mai-Lan A. Rogoff, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Pediatrics, Department of Psychiatry

    Focus: Developmental Disabilities.

  • Anthony Rothschild

    Anthony Rothschild, MD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Department of Psychiatry

    Irving S. and Betty Brudnick Chair in Psychiatry

    Focus: Clinical Research in Affective Disorders and Sexual Dysfunction; Psychopharmacology.

  • Andrew Tapper

    Andrew Tapper, PhD

    Academic Role: Professor

    Programs: Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, Department of Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry

    Director, Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute

    Focus: Neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in addiction and neurological disease.

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