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Clinical Neurosciences Division and Staff

 

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This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, & Press Room

This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, and Press Room

Clinical Neurosciences Division and Staff

The Clinical Neurosciences Division is located in West Haven, CT. The Division includes several laboratories specializing in research focused on the physical basis of how the brain receives and processes traumatic stress, including neurobiology, brain imaging, genetic epidemiology, resilience, and pharmacotherapy.

Read about the Center's education initiatives and research programs taking place across all Divisions.

If you would like to speak to a member of our research team for additional information about ongoing research, we invite you to call our recruitment line at (203) 479-8170.

National Center faculty is active in training programs at both the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. See Positions Available for internship and fellowship opportunities that are offered at each Division site.

Contact Information for Clinical Neurosciences Division
National Center for PTSD
Clinical Neurosciences Division Psychiatry Service (116A)
VA Medical Center
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
Phone: (203) 932-5711, ext 2464
Fax: (203) 937-3481
Email: ncptsd@va.gov

Leadership

John H. Krystal, MD
Director
203-932-5711 ext. 4790
email / email (2)

Steven Southwick, MD
Deputy Director
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2464
email

Operations Staff

Kim Bellinger-Smith
Program Assistant
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2629
email

Halppen Donoghoe
Administrative Officer
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4790
email

Heather Green
Program Assistant
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4448
email

Ann Staudt
Administrative Officer
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2464
email

Research and Education Staff

Chadi Abdallah, MD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 5539
email

Lynnette A. Averill, PhD
Research Psychologist
(203) 932-5711 ext. 5044
email

Heather Douglas-Palumberi, MA
Health Science Officer
(203) 932-5711 ext. 5314
email

Naomi Driesen, PhD
Researcher
(203) 974-7259
email

Ronald Duman, PhD
Researcher
(203) 974-7726
email

Irina Esterlis, PhD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711
email

Harlan Fichtenholtz, PhD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 7435
email

Willie Ford
Research Staff
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4304
email

Joel Gelernter, MD
Psychiatrist
(203) 932-5711 ext. 3599
email

Angelina Genovese, RN
Research Staff
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2481
email

Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD
Researcher
(203) 937-4760
email

Lorig Kachadourian, PhD
Fellow
(857) 364-4589
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2406
email

Ifat Levy, PhD
Researcher
(203) 737-1374 ext. 4623
email

Brenda L. Martini, MA
Health Sciences Officer
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4623
email

Elizabeth O'Donnell, RN
Research Staff
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2481
email

Ismene Petrakis, MD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2476
email

Robert Pietrzak, PhD, MPH
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2488
email

Lisa Roach
Research Staff
(203) 974-7528
email

Alicia Roy
Research Staff
(203) 232-5711 ext. 5557
email

Gerard Sanacora, MD
Psychiatrist
(203) 974-7535
email

Lauren Sippel, PhD
Research Fellow
(203) 932-5711
email

Noelle Bassi Smith, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
(203) 932-5711 ext. 5281
email

Marcia Trejo, BS
Research Staff
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4215
email

Dolores Vojvoda, MD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 2574
email

Kristen Wrocklage, PhD
Researcher
(203) 932-5711 ext. 4206
email

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