Meet our Faculty


Department of Psychiatry faculty strive to lead the mission of understanding the symptoms and neurobiological basis of mental illness and the advancement of psychiatric treatments through extensive involvement in basic and clinical research and direct clinical service.

Click on the listings below to learn more about the clinical and research interests of Department of Psychiatry faculty or click HERE to see an alphabetical listing of all IUSM Department of Psychiatry faculty.

ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders

            David Dunn, M.D.

            William Kronenberger, Ph.D.

Alcoholism and Addiction Disorders

            Richard Bell, Ph.D.

            Andrew Chambers, M.D.

            Christine Czachowski, Ph.D.

            Eric Engleman, Ph.D.

            Leslie Hulvershorn, M.D.

            William McBride, Ph.D.

            Sean O'Connor, M.D.

            Zachary Rodd, Ph.D.

Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, and Cognitive Disorders

            Mary Austrom, Ph.D.

            Daniel Bateman, M.D.

            Hugh Hendrie, M.B., Ch.B.

            Debomoy Lahiri, Ph.D.

            Daniel Rexroth, Psy.D.

            Valerie Smith-Gamble, M.D.

            Fred Unverzagt, Ph.D.

            Sophia Wang, M.D.

Anxiety Disorders

            Phil Johnson, Ph.D.

            Eric Scott, Ph.D.

            Anantha Shekhar, M.D., Ph.D.

            Kelda Walsh, M.D.

Autism Spectrum Disorders

            Cassie Karlsson, M.D.

            Noha Minshawi, Ph.D.

            Martin Plawecki, M.D., Ph.D.

            Naomi Swiezy, Ph.D.

Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy

            Ann Lagges, Ph.D.

            Eric Scott, Ph.D.

            William Kronenberger, Ph.D.

Forensic Psychiatry

            Tracy Gunter, M.D. 

            George Parker, M.D.

Mood Disorders

            Leslie Hulvershorn, M.D.

            Ann Lagges, Ph.D.

            Alexander Niculescu, M.D., Ph.D.         

            John Nurnberger Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

            Nancy Butler, M.D.

            Joanna Chambers, M.D.

Psychotic Disorders

            Alan Breier, M.D.

            Andrew Chambers, M.D.     

            Michael Francis, M.D.     

            Paul Lysaker, Ph.D.

            Ashley Overley, M.D.

            Anantha Shekhar, M.D., Ph.D.

Sex, Gender, and Reproduction

            Julia Heiman, Ph.D.



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