Mclean Hospital

Frances R. Frankenburg, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Lecturer on Psychiatry, Part-Time

Biography:

Frances R. Frankenburg, MD, completed her medical and psychiatry training at the University of Toronto, and came to Boston in 1982. She worked at McLean Hospital, first as a research fellow and then as a staff psychiatrist, until 1995. She is now chief of Inpatient and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at the Bedford VA and a professor of Psychiatry at the Boston University School of Medicine.

Dr. Frankenburg continues to be actively involved in the Laboratory for the Study of Adult Development, directed by Dr. Mary Zanarini.

Expertise:

Borderline Personality Disorder

Publications:

PubMed search for Dr. Frankenburg

Books:

Frankenburg FR. Vitamin discoveries and disasters: history, science, and controversies. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2009.

Frankenburg FR. Brain-robbers: how alcohol, cocaine, nicotine, and opiates have changed human history. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABLC-CLIO, 2014.

Frankenburg FR, ed. Human medical experimentation: from smallpox vaccines to secret government programs. Greenwood, 2017.

Education & Training:

Degrees:
  • 1978 MD, University of Toronto
Residency:
  • 1978-1982 Residency, University of Toronto
Fellowship:
  • 1982-1984 Clinical and Research Fellow, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 1988 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Contact:

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Phone:

781.687.3004